Impact of liquor proposals on business

2016-10-28 16:06

Government has proposed tough new legislation in an effort to tackle the problem of alcohol abuse, but is it using a sledgehammer to crack a nut?

'Mumpreneur' expands her kids' hair salon concept

2016-10-20 17:00

Children’s hair salon, Maddy Magoo is specifically designed for children from all ethnic backgrounds.

i-Pay aims to help SMMEs with fast payment

2016-10-05 15:03

What if an electronic funds transfer could be done more quickly than it takes to enter a credit card code and expiry date?

Fixation on politics hampers transformation - Zulu

2016-09-26 16:38

The country's fixation with political stability has been detrimental to economic transformation, says Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

Incubating creatives

2016-09-18 06:54

The startup of 27-year-old Dillion Phiri is helping other young, black entrepreneurs to bring their ideas to fruition.

Pathways to funding for social entrepreneurs

2016-09-09 17:18

The Bertha Centre for Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at UCT's Graduate School of Business is presenting a funding "Do-ference" in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

From selling boiled eggs at bus stops, to Entrepreneur of the Year

2016-09-06 07:25

Meisie Nkosi, a former teacher who started off selling boiled eggs at bus stops, has just been crowned the Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year.

New tech era means equal chance for big and small business

2016-09-04 16:57

The way things are designed and constructed will change, making it just as empowering for small companies as for big ones, says an explorer at the tech frontier.

Key game changers to up customer experience

2016-08-22 16:10

Customer Experience Management has matured rapidly in SA and has become a must-have for any company hoping to get ahead of the pack, says an expert.

UK, US visa programmes offer opportunities

2016-08-19 18:02

Entrepreneurial skills, a financial investment and certain other requirements offer South Africans a chance to move to the UK or US.


Another step in Gauteng township economy revitalisation

2016-10-27 09:27

Earlier this year Pick n Pay set out on a partnership with the Gauteng Department of Economic Development to help a small independent grocery shop regenerate itself.

Franchise sector resilient despite SA economy

2016-10-20 12:46

Despite the downturn in the SA economy, the local franchise industry continues to grow - although not at the same pace seen in previous years, a survey shows.

New app matches skills, needs in marketplace

2016-09-26 20:01

Those working in this changing environment need new tools to help them survive and thrive, says the co-founder of a new app.

Platform for African e-commerce potential

2016-09-23 18:08

Key players in the e-commerce space are expected to attend the the third annual eCommerce Africa Confex.

Space for SA, Dutch entrepreneurs to connect

2016-09-09 18:01

The mission of Orange Corners is to provide a network of collaborative workspace in multiple venues in Maboneng, Braamfontein and Diepsloot.

Curbing youth unemployment good for this business

2016-09-06 17:33

Small businesses take on disproportionate risk when they sign up young, previously unemployed recruits, says the director of a debt-recovery service business.

Make your business a lean, mean learning machine

2016-09-04 21:00

Today's fastest growing companies are "lean mean learning machines" with an intense resilience regarding risk, says trend analyst Dion Chang.

Women flex muscle at upcoming SME expos

2016-08-30 16:41

Two SME expos show that women are no longer niche, as consumers, as working professionals and as business leaders and owners, say the organisers.

Don't trip up your business with these myths

2016-08-19 18:24

There are certain misconceptions about customer experience that businesses in emerging markets should be aware of, cautions an analyst.

Failure leads to online success for Mitchell's Plain trio

2016-08-18 14:23

The failure of an online directory has inspired three young men from Mitchell's Plain to launch the first successful Cape Flats online store.

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