ARTICLES RELATING TO SMALL BUSINESSES

New laws on the cards to regulate participation of foreigners in SA economy - report

2019-09-28 11:30

Government is working on developing legislation to regulate the participation of foreign nationals in the country.

'You must be everything to everyone': Ex entrepreneur now helps others get on their feet

2019-08-09 09:50

Tashline Jooste says that if her small business had the support made available through incubation hubs, it would have made a difference to its success. She now leads the Innovator Trust, which helps support black-owned and women-owned small businesses in the ICT sector to thrive.

Zim businesses reduce prices after government threats

2019-07-04 14:57

Zimbabwean businesses have started to reduce prices of services and commodities following threats issued by President Emmerson Mnangagwa that the government would be taking measures to enforce price reductions.

Small businesses in Africa will be on the frontline of climate change

2018-12-08 12:00

Water and power cuts prompted by reduced rainfall and drought in Southern Africa have caused major problems for business.

6 ways SA small businesses can survive the dire economy - which may last until 2020

2018-10-07 10:11

A recession is likely the toughest of challenges an SME will ever face, but there are ways to cope.

DTI holds rural and township business forum

2018-06-10 16:10

Township and rural entrepreneurs to gather in Durban for a consultative meeting with government aimed at boosting their business potential

#EntrepreneurCorner: Choosing between price, quality and service

2018-03-15 10:47

While many small business owners try to compete on price, quality and service all at the same time, Fin24 small business coach Anton Ressel says they need to chose two out of three.

#EntrepreneurCorner: Branding yourself as a business owner

2017-12-13 15:52

In this week's episode of #EntrepreneurCorner, Fin24's resident coach Anton Ressel says there's a direct link between one's personal brand and the success of the business.

DiscoverIkasi opens doors for township tourism

2017-11-13 16:33

When Ntsebenziswano November and friends started searching for places to visit in Khayelitsha they couldn't find any good online listings. So they created their own website - DiscoverIkasi.

#EntrepreneurCorner: Don't obsess over protecting your idea

2017-09-27 17:50

Business coach and adviser Anton Ressel says stop wasting time and money on an idea that probably wasn't yours to start with.

 

Magnificent 7: Here's who will champion the goals of a R1.4bn SME fund

2019-09-26 21:30

The SA SME Fund on Thursday announced the seven fund managers set to manage about R1.4bn in funding to develop small businesses in the country.

3 ways for small businesses to become savvy digital nomads

2019-07-18 05:00

ravelling for business sounds glamorous, but it presents plenty of challenges when it comes to maintaining your productivity in unfamiliar spaces and across different time zones, says Trevor Crighton.

Zikalala: ‘Supporting small businesses part of govt’s duty’

2019-03-06 16:40

KZN MEC for Economic Development Sihle Zikalala, who handed over electrical goods to Mkhambathini residents during his visit to the area on Tuesday, shrugged off accusations that government was using state resources to campaign for the ANC.

WATCH: Mini budget's 'same old same old' won't take us anywhere - BBC President

2018-10-26 06:57

Black Business Council President Sandile Zungu says Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's mini budget lacked plans to help boost small businesses.

Pursuing a plan with fashion

2018-06-24 06:26

She made detours into design, social sciences and banking, but never took her eyes off the prize of being a lawyer.

Tattooing inks its way into the small business sector

2018-04-01 10:13

Turning your body into a canvas for an artist with a needle is no longer just for criminals and sailors.

#EntrepreneurCorner: Here's how Ramaphosa can help SMMEs

2018-02-28 16:07

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's first State of the Nation Address, business coach Anton Ressel looks at a few practical ideas he could implement to support small business owners.

Rolling forward: Making life easier for people in wheelchairs

2017-11-20 09:03

A disabled entrepreneur’s quest for a lighter, stronger and more comfortable wheelchair has pushed him to develop his own unique prototype.

#EntrepreneurCorner: When to bring a partner into your business

2017-10-11 15:14

In this week's episode of #EntrepreneurCorner, resident coach Anton Ressel looks at bringing a partner into your business.

#EntrepreneurCorner: Why it's crucial that you pay yourself first

2017-09-20 14:32

A lot of entrepreneurs would argue that it's not possible to pay yourself first, but resident business coach and adviser Anton Ressel challenges them on this in this week's #EntrepreneurCorner.

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