BUSINESS Partners Ltd announced in their new budget for the 2019 financial year, Pietermaritzburg branch, that they would be looking at investing in small and medium enterprises (SME’s) in Pietermaritzburg and the surrounding areas. Many guests attended the budget speech including stakeholders in Business Partners Ltd as well as other role players in the SME industry. The general discussion and purpose of the meeting was to decide how best to help and assist SME’s who play a vital role in growing the economy. “Business Partners, with their financing options, can assist the SME’s in purchasing their own commercial property or in acquiring the necessary capital to grow their businesses thus giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to achieve their goals and dreams in business,” said Prashna Ghela, Portfolio Administrator for Business Partners. The event also focused on networking with various businesses, the importance of acquiring business and introduced the new team at the Pietermaritzburg office.