Africa has more large businesses than expected

2016-05-13 15:47

McKinsey & Company has identified 700 African firms with annual sales of more than $500m, many of which are growing and reinvesting.

Bill targets majority stake in security firms

2014-02-25 22:39

Foreign owned private security companies would be compelled to sell 51% of their shares to South Africans, according to a newly passed amendment bill.

Firms pour $29.36bn into start-ups

2014-01-17 09:30

Venture-capital firms ramped up their investments last year and last quarter, particularly in the red-hot software sector, according to a report.

Cut red tape, urges top businessman

2013-08-28 19:08

Red tape is stifling trade in Africa and is more serious than corruption, businessman Christo Wiese says.

Licensing bill change welcomed - AHi

2013-05-28 12:05

The AHi has welcomed the government's announcement that the draft business licensing bill will be redrafted.

Davies vows to transform licence bill

2013-05-15 18:31

The contentious draft licensing of businesses bill will be significantly different when it goes back to Cabinet, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Licence bill will hurt business - SAIRR

2013-04-22 14:09

A draft law proposing all businesses be licensed with municipalities will negatively impact business in South Africa, the SA Institute of Race Relations says.

Sanlam CEO: Remove business barriers

2013-04-10 12:02

SA's financial services industry will not flourish if regulation does not ensure level playing fields and remove unnecessary barriers to doing business‚ says Sanlam's CEO.

Brics 'holds opportunities' for businesses

2013-03-27 12:32

The development of women and youth-owned businesses will be part of the new Brics Business Council's goals, council chairperson Patrice Motsepe says.

Beef up your business strategy

2013-02-18 09:15

Don't be too busy to make time for your business strategy - remember, if you don't draw up a detailed business plan for your enterprise, no one else will.


SA up for international award

2014-05-28 12:08

South Africa’s business process outsourcing industry has been nominated for the European Outsourcing Association's offshore destination of the year award.

Business activity sluggish - index

2014-02-04 14:30

Business activities in South Africa are under pressure, despite an increase in job and wage security, according to the Solidarity-ETM SA Labour Market Index.

Dot UK: British firms can trim web addresses

2013-11-20 19:48

Businesses using the "" web address domain will be able to shorten the suffix to help make website names snappier, says Internet registrar Nominet.

Power cuts cripple businesses in Niger

2013-06-19 19:47

Niger's worst power cuts in years is crippling businesses and raising fears that it could harm the fragile economy of one of the world's poorest nations.

Vavi: Big business is stunting growth

2013-05-16 16:27

Big business is the greatest obstacle to the growth of small business in South Africa, Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

Licensing bill bad for business - Sacci

2013-04-24 14:26

Business confidence will take a hit should the draft Licensing of Businesses Bill become law, the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry says.

New law will hinder businesses - body

2013-04-17 19:23

A draft law proposing all businesses be licensed with municipalities will create more red tape, warns the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

SA Inc turns over R1.65 trillion

2013-03-28 10:52

SA industries' total turnover for the fourth quarter of 2012 was estimated at R1.65 trillion compared with R1.62 trillion the quarter before‚ Stats SA says.

New device can help combat crime

2013-03-11 12:59

Opting for a mobile point-of-sale device and a no cash/cards only policy can help deter cash robberies and lower insurance premiums for your business.

How to rev up your business bio

2013-01-03 14:53

Are you serious about attracting new business in the New Year? Then start by transforming your bios into client magnets, says business bio expert Nancy Juetten.

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