There are hundreds if not thousands of public servants who are facing disciplinary action - they did not benefit directly, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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A significant portion of organisations' activities focus on creating relevant and memorable experiences while cultivating engagement and building trusted relationships.
As over-indebted consumers reduce their spending, entrepreneurs are facing increasingly challenging circumstances.
A whopping 90% of entrepreneurs surveyed in a new report said that business was tough. Others said they were having to take pay cuts just to survive.
SAB is preparing to wind down its broad-based black economic empowerment programme, SAB Zenzele, currently valued at almost R10bn.
Raised by domestic worker parents, in a village in Polokwane, Mashela Mokgabudi recalls not having sanitary care products and promising herself she would change the situation not just for herself but other girls growing up in Africa.
Tebogo Mathe from Pretoria is the national winner of the 2019 SME Toolkit BUSINESS/PARTNERS Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs.
For SMEs the importance of knowing your position in the market can never be emphasised enough, says Futhi Cabe, WesBank head of the SME segment.
Malcolm Green and his son Ricardo started their wine business in 2007 and currently trade under the labels Lerato Wine and La RicMal Supreme.
By helping out in her father's shop when she was just 12 years old, Thobile Ntswana - whose company now has 25 permanent staff members - was exposed to business skills at an early age.
Lynette Ntuli is the founding director and CEO of Innate Investment Solutions, which provides property and infrastructure development services as well as enterprise asset management solutions.
The year may have delivered a few storms, but that did not get everybody down. Meet some of the innovators trying to make SA a better place.
For every R10 spent at a small business, R6.51 stays local, says Katlego Maphai.
When Tina Beyer moved to South Africa, it was hard for her to find employment. So she followed her passion and started a business where she now sells eco-friendly alternatives to plastic - without a hefty price tag.
Young entrepreneurs from the Cape Town suburbs of Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain, Mfuleni and surrounding areas have an opportunity to take part in tech training.
A survey among more than 500 small and medium sized businesses in SA found that 91% are impacted by their invoices being paid late.
About 98% of all registered businesses in the country are SMMEs. But SMMEs consistently contribute less than 28% of jobs, say the authors.
The current challenging economic conditions make it important for entrepreneurs to constantly evolve "to meet the climate of the day", says the CEO of Spartan SME Finance.
Many small businesses thrive despite the sluggish economy, writes Jenny Retief.
The economic policy paper released by Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, shows that Treasury is finally taking new business growth in SA seriously, says a tax expert.
A poor credit score is one of the top reasons why entrepreneurs get turned down for business loans, according to TransUnion Africa.
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