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Junk status signals hard times for small business

2017-04-09 12:49

The downgrades from ratings agencies will likely impact infrastructure projects and lead to a decline in procurement from small business, says the AHI.

Tax revenue shortfall could be even higher than R30bn - expert

2017-03-02 06:12

National Treasury’s estimate of a R30bn revenue collection shortfall is optimistic, saysKyle Mandy, Director at auditing firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers

BEWARE: New scam targeting small businesses

2017-01-10 18:28

A businessman spotted a scam targeting his small business, and nipped it in the bud before it caused him major loss. He shared his story with Fin24.

Makhura: Like Italy, small business should be SA's growth engine

2016-10-18 18:45

Gauteng premier David Makhura says the small business sector should be the driving force behind Gauteng's economy, as it is in Italy.

Many businesses still ill prepared for Popi - survey

2016-06-06 11:58

Many organisations have a poor grasp of the legal requirements around confidential data outlined in the Protection of Personal Information Act, a survey shows.

Doug Reed: Disrupting ‘Rewards’ programs – The battle for retention

2016-05-18 07:56

Entrepreneur Doug Reed, who is addressing the gaping hole in loyalty programmes for small and medium businesses, unpacks his Loyalty Specialists programme to Alec Hogg.

Client is king as customers become more picky

2015-07-30 15:08

By 2020 customer experience will overtake product and price as the key brand differentiator, according to a report.

Nene's top priority: Curb corruption

2015-02-22 17:52

This Fin24 user has offered Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene eight tips for his budget speech, pointing out that curbing corruption should be the top priority.

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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Strike diary: Three weeks of living hell

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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Small businesses told co-operatives give the muscle to buy cheap

2017-03-29 14:32

Small business enterprises are not failing because they are incapable, but because of a lack of knowledge about business and the resources available to them.

R1m boost for SA craft e-commerce

2017-02-28 17:21

Small Business development ministry commits R1m to the marketing of e-commerce platform, Peek for South African crafters and designers to sell their products.

Fiddling with tax won't boost small business - Davis committee

2016-11-29 18:26

Entrepreneurship cannot be driven by the tax system and the current tax regime is adequate for small business growth, says Judge Dennis Davis, head of the Davis Tax Committee.

Local govt essential for small business growth - analyst

2016-08-01 18:49

Newly elected municipal office bearers should hit the ground running when they assume their duties following the local government elections, says an analyst.

SA small business optimistic - survey

2016-05-24 13:29

Small businesses in South Africa are optimistic about the future, says a new survey.

Five things SMEs should focus on in mini budget

2015-10-21 09:59

An economist has highlighted five points small business owners should watch out for in Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s mini budget.

Slow paced JSE transformation a ticking time bomb

2015-06-19 13:20

Fatima Vawda, founder and CEO of 274 investment managers, says blacks own or have direct influence of 3% of the R12trn invested on the Stock Exchange.

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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Job cuts loom over Numsa strike - boss

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.

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