During the three week national lockdown only businesses deemed essential by government will be able to continue trading.
SMEs will be most affected by changes in customer behaviour, labour shortages and late payments, says Daniel Goldberg.
"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.
Entrepreneur Doug Hoernle is the founder and CEO of Karri Payments.
Batter Master, based in Alberton in Gauteng, produces an instant batter which is used to coat fish before it is fried.
Adam Shapiro co-founded two complimentary businesses - a SharePoint (Microsoft document management system) consultancy and a business which streamlines business processes.
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.
SMMEs can now registerer for as-yet unspecified financial or non-financial assistance during the Covid-19 outbreak, on www.smmesa.gov.za.
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.
A newly launched report identifies six African, and two South African, companies as market creating innovators.
D.O.U.G.H. is a family business, rooted in a shared sense of adventure and a love of food.
Solvency, a new emerging financial services company, was founded by Mutoda Mahamba.
The small and medium-sized business sector is the lifeblood of every economy, says Jason Blumer, CEO at Thriveal.
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.
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