Your essential guide to funding

2015-08-02 15:31

Seed Academy has developed The Essential Guide to Funding in South Africa, which is available as a free e-book download.

Building personal power through real estate

2015-07-28 19:03

Neale Petersen of Real Estate Investor Magazine wants to transform people to become successful in building personal wealth through real estate.

5 golden priorities for entrepreneurs

2015-07-19 15:38

As an entrepreneur, you’ll be wearing a lot of hats and dealing with a constant barrage of issues. Each day’s tasks and priorities will likely be a jumbled mess that changes as new emergencies and challenges arise.

Delivery and payment gap in SA below average

2015-07-16 17:11

Expect the gap in South Africa between delivering goods and being paid for them as a whole to bounce back, research shows.

Would you do business with yourself?

2015-07-14 10:40

An important question a business owner or manager should ask himself is whether he would do business with himself and why, explains a performance consultant.

Tips for selecting a lender

2015-07-13 11:24

Too often business owners and property investors in South Africa fall prey to predatory lending, which can swiftly put businesses into debt, warns an expert.

Business must step up to plate as dti dithers on BEE

2015-06-29 10:40

While the Department of Trade and Industry dithers on empowerment codes, the onus remains on big business to transform its supply chains, says an expert.

Learn how to be a good entrepreneur - expert

2015-06-25 20:15

An expert shares his views and tips on the debate whether an entrepreneur is born or if a person can learn to become one.

Ignite engagement with millennial generation

2015-06-24 19:07

Millennial employees need more guidance than those who have been with an organisation for many years, says a director at Dale Carnegie Training in Gauteng.

Xolani Qubeka: new BEE codes will compel private sector to transform faster

2015-06-23 16:36

A small business analyst warns entrepreneurs that they shouldn't wait for hand-outs but instead focus on the sectors they intend to grow in.


Winning Women: Passing on rich values

2015-08-02 15:09

Yvonne Muthien, chairperson of the Rhodes Food Group, the Thebe Resource Incubator and the Sasol Inzalo Foundation, learnt her rich sense of values and community from Nelson Mandela. Now she is passing on these, and a lifetime of management skills, writes Sue Grant-Marshall.

Bigger is not always better

2015-07-23 08:29

Small businesses are the backbone of any country’s economy.

How to help employees with debt

2015-07-19 15:12

Big companies have played a significant role in reducing the indebtedness of their employees and, by doing so, have improved the quality of life of the country’s citizens, writes Frank Magwegwe

Understand your costs to make a profit

2015-07-15 12:22

Would you rather have a business with a turnover of R5 million and R100 000 profit, or a business with a turnover of R500 000 and R200 000 profit? A successful business is one that makes its owner a profit, writes Maya Fisher-French

Funding small business is risky – a hybrid solution

2015-07-13 15:23

An analyst searches for a solution to the small business financing conundrum – access to finance and quality businesses concepts worth funding.

Adapting to changes key for Fashion House

2015-07-08 18:32

Adapting to market changes and seizing opportunities when they have presented themselves have been key to the success of a 76-year old family business.

Micro-business lifeblood of CT economy - councillor

2015-06-26 07:00

The City of Cape Town says it is serious in developing micro-enterprises and the informal sector as it is the lifeblood of its economy and the greatest job creator.

How businesses can reduce eco footprint

2015-06-25 19:47

Businesses have an important role in preserving the environment and pursuing opportunities doesn’t mean neglecting environmental responsibilities.

Solar powered classrooms in focus

2015-06-23 19:35

The South African technology company Ambit’s solar powered classroom is poised to provide “off-grid” electricity and connectivity to rural classrooms.

Maimane outlines plan to save SA

2015-06-22 15:23

Instead of the government creating five million new jobs, South Africa needs one million new entrepreneurs, according to DA leader Mmusi Maimane.

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