ARTICLES RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS

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.

The rise of Africa’s software entrepreneurs

2015-06-22 07:31

A San Francisco-based tech business guru says Africa has the potential to create a new wave of global software entrepreneurs.

5 ways Dolphin Bay beats hard times

2015-06-14 11:52

Dolphin Bay MD Bertus Coetzee shows how to ensure that your company thrives, even during an economic downswing.

Youth empowerment initiative launched at WEF

2015-06-04 19:20

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation has pledged $4.5m towards a new youth empowerment initiative that will provide business skills for 25 000 young Africans.

Debt wary firms turn back on banks - UK survey

2015-05-28 10:34

Britain's policymakers are worried that firms' reluctance to borrow to invest in their businesses could hamper economic growth.

Financials are useless for entrepreneurs

2015-05-27 07:43

Whenever Vusi Thembekwayo walks into a business in need of help, he confronts the same reality: they have poor numbers etiquette.

WATCH: We will hold government to account if they don't pay SMMEs - Zulu

2015-05-22 10:34

Systems were being put in place to ensure government departments are held to account when they don’t pay SMMEs, says small business minister Lindiwe Zulu.

 

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.

Billion dollar investment boost for Africa

2015-06-19 10:33

Afro pessimists step aside, because the big leagues are bringing their green bucks to Africa and they want to boost your business.

Entrepreneur slams SARS for sitting on working capital

2015-06-11 07:51

A Fin24 user says SARS is sitting on on the working capital of his business while it delays paying out funds he overpaid to comply with new rules.

Motsepes in multi-million rand social entrepreneur pact

2015-06-04 15:03

The Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and the Motsepe Foundation have linked up to advance the social entrepreneurship agenda in Africa.

Market access vital for SME growth

2015-05-27 17:47

Limited access to market is one of the fundamental barriers to SA’s attempts to boost small and medium enterprises, says an expert.

WATCH: Red tape cutter will be Zulu’s weapon of choice

2015-05-22 11:08

If Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu has it her way, a lot of red tape will be cut in her second year on the job.

WATCH: In the chamber, politics has to play - Minister Zulu

2015-05-22 10:27

Political parties are working together constructively in the portfolio committee to find solutions for entrepreneurs, says Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu.

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