ARTICLES RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESSES

Warning of job cuts over Numsa strike

2014-07-18 15:39

A Fin24 user says he is being forced to restructure his company to keep it from shutting down as a result of Numsa's wage strike.

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A Fin24 user, whose company was invaded while the police were allegedly just standing by, says he is being forced to restructure his company in order to keep it from shutting down because of Numsa's strike.

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SABMiller sets out sustainability targets

2014-07-09 20:15

South African Breweries has pledged to support half a million small businesses, promote world-class water efficiency and reduce its carbon footprint.

Five ways to boost your business

2014-01-07 14:42

Proactive planning and clear timelines can help entrepreneurs make their small business a success story, says an expert.

Tips on how to get out there and network

2013-08-29 11:34

Networking is a useful way for start-ups to build a business, but don't just approach it "spontaneously", warns an expert.

Business lessons from zebras and giraffes

2013-03-12 12:00

People can learn from the collaborative relationship between the zebra and giraffe, and the lessons this holds for agile, fact-based decision-making.

SA environment not SME-friendly - study

2013-02-22 10:17

It is becoming increasingly difficult to operate a small business in South Africa, and the SME community expects the trend to intensify, according to a study.

Supporting SMEs crucial to SA growth

2012-11-01 11:48

The growth and sustainability of Small and Medium Enterprises plays a significant role in solving SA’s developmental issues, says an industry expert.

Labour laws, BEE hamper small firms

2011-11-22 22:00

Inflexible labour rules and empowerment requirements are obstacles to growth among small businesses, a survey has found.

Absa offers small business support

2011-03-23 15:52

A new initiative from Absa aims to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Labouring the point

2011-02-24 23:12

Small businesses - not big companies - are by far the largest job providers, says Stephen Mulholland.

Most Soweto small firms fail: survey

2011-02-07 14:10

A poll has found that less than half of the small businesses started in Soweto survive longer than four years.

Keep it moving

2010-12-31 12:33

SA small business needs to stop sending out negative vibes and start innovating, says Marc Ashton.

Consumer act to protect small businesses

2010-10-25 10:19

Any business making a turnover of more than R3m will not be protected by the Consumer Protection Act, says the trade and industry department.

 

Strike diary: Three weeks of living hell

2014-07-18 12:47

A co-owner of a small family-owned business in the Vaal Triangle shares her story about the impact of the wage strike by the National Union of Metalworkers of SA.

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This video clip sent to Fin24 shows a group of workers wearing Numsa t-shirts intimidating workers and owners of a small factory in the Vaal Triangle.

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Gigaba: Localisation is key to growth

2014-04-24 08:50

The private sector must support programmes that will help South Africa achieve long-term growth, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Small business trends for 2014

2014-01-02 12:13

An industry expert takes a look at positive developments in 2013, and what the SME sector can expect in the new year.

Cyber attacks target small businesses

2013-05-22 15:18

There has been a 42% increase in the number of cyber attacks in 2012, particularly in the small business sector, according to a report.

Google boosts small businesses in SA

2012-01-19 18:02

Internet giant Google has started a project to assist SA's small business create an online presence.

Stop, collaborate, listen

2011-03-24 06:36

Marc Ashton gets some cool words of entrepreneurial inspiration from rapper Vanilla Ice.

Don't lose the plot

2011-03-02 22:09

A business plan is certainly not the be-all but it can talk when you need funding, says Marc Ashton.

Are you in business?

2011-02-16 22:59

Marc Ashton points out there's a huge difference between having a business and actually running one.

Small businesses still under pressure

2011-01-20 09:51

A survey has found that a large portion of small businesses suffered a slump in profits and are squeezed by market uncertainty.

 
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