ARTICLES RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESS

Lockdown | Step-by-step guide to registering your business as an essential service

2020-03-26 12:41

During the three week national lockdown only businesses deemed essential by government will be able to continue trading.

OPINION | 6 tools to help small businesses survive coronavirus

2020-03-21 08:00

SMEs will be most affected by changes in customer behaviour, labour shortages and late payments, says Daniel Goldberg.

'Nothing goes out, nothing comes in': Small businesses start counting coronavirus losses

2020-03-19 05:00

"We are open," reads a sign at the door of a furniture re-upholstering business west of Johannesburg, but despite the inviting message, customers are not coming in.

Doug's Karri solves money collection headaches for teachers and parents

2020-02-20 16:44

Entrepreneur Doug Hoernle is the founder and CEO of Karri Payments.

Zuzie and Lucy bond over batter to create success

2020-02-08 18:15

Batter Master, based in Alberton in Gauteng, produces an instant batter which is used to coat fish before it is fried.

Adam sees a gap to streamline business processes

2020-01-24 15:29

Adam Shapiro co-founded two complimentary businesses - a SharePoint (Microsoft document management system) consultancy and a business which streamlines business processes.

Organisations should know customers' 'distance dance' - academic

2019-12-28 18:22

A significant portion of organisations' activities focus on creating relevant and memorable experiences while cultivating engagement and building trusted relationships.

10 survival tips for stressed SMEs

2019-12-26 14:18

As over-indebted consumers reduce their spending, entrepreneurs are facing increasingly challenging circumstances.

Business owners facing 'brutal' conditions, survey finds

2019-12-17 21:10

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.

Women tavern owners among those benefitting from SAB Zenzele scheme

2019-12-12 16:24

SAB is preparing to wind down its broad-based black economic empowerment programme, SAB Zenzele, currently valued at almost R10bn.

 

Small businesses in SA can now register for help during the coronavirus disaster

2020-03-24 08:54

SMMEs can now registerer for as-yet unspecified financial or non-financial assistance during the Covid-19 outbreak, on www.smmesa.gov.za.

Small business to benefit from coronavirus relief fund

2020-03-19 21:51

A Debt Relief Fund is on the horizon to assist small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus, the Department of Small Business Development announced on Thursday.

New report looks at African innovation

2020-03-11 17:38

A newly launched report identifies six African, and two South African, companies as market creating innovators.

It's all in the family for the entrepreneurs behind D.O.U.G.H.

2020-02-09 13:35

D.O.U.G.H. is a family business, rooted in a shared sense of adventure and a love of food.

Entrepreneur wants to help South Africans get in the savings habit

2020-02-02 19:45

Solvency, a new emerging financial services company, was founded by Mutoda Mahamba.

Accounting workshop to unpack unique SA business challenges

2020-01-23 18:59

The small and medium-sized business sector is the lifeblood of every economy, says Jason Blumer, CEO at Thriveal.

FEEL GOOD: 12 innovators making SA a better place

2019-12-28 10:49

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.

OPINION: Buy from the little guy this festive season

2019-12-21 13:11

For every R10 spent at a small business, R6.51 stays local, says Katlego Maphai.

Eco-friendly entrepreneur quits IT to declare war on plastic

2019-12-14 12:05

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.

Youth in Business programme open for applications

2019-12-12 15:08

Young entrepreneurs from the Cape Town suburbs of Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain, Mfuleni and surrounding areas have an opportunity to take part in tech training.

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