Baic to set up R2bn Coega components supplier park

2017-12-10 06:01

Chinese motor manufacturer will build the park in addition to its R11 billion plant, currently under construction.

Township businesses are key to the economy - Anglo American

2016-11-10 19:30

Township economies are not less important than bigger, formal businesses says Anglo American executive head, Andile Sanqu.

i-Pay aims to help SMMEs with fast payment

2016-10-05 15:03

What if an electronic funds transfer could be done more quickly than it takes to enter a credit card code and expiry date?

Interest rates cycle a challenge for SMMEs

2014-07-21 06:00

As South Africa comes to grips with the rising interest rates cycle, small and medium-sized businesses will face a tough task to stay in business.


Sweet Temptations Toffees

2013-12-19 14:49
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From a sweet craving to a experiments in the kitchen and research - that is how Sweet Temptations Toffees came about.

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Access to finance still hampering growth

2013-10-11 14:50

Requirements by financiers still hamper the growth of small, medium and micro enterprises, says Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Elizabeth Thabethe.

SMEs fall short of job creation hopes

2013-02-25 13:36

Despite high hopes that SA's small and medium enterprise community would drive employment, the sector is in fact shedding jobs, a survey has found.

SMME development is paramount - Cope

2013-02-20 19:44

Casca Mokitlane of Cope says the Free State won't realise its dreams for economic development without greater support for small business.

Tax breaks for small business

2012-02-22 14:31

The tax threshold for small businesses and micro-enterprises will be increased.

Stop, collaborate, listen

2011-03-24 06:36

Marc Ashton gets some cool words of entrepreneurial inspiration from rapper Vanilla Ice.


WATCH: Why have a conference when you can have a do-ference?

2017-08-31 11:17

A conference with a difference, especially for early-stage entrepreneurs seeking a one-on-one session with a business coach or an investor, is set to take place around SA.

Lindiwe Zulu: Not everything that is black is corrupt

2016-11-09 18:34

The structure of SA's economy is still 'an apartheid one', which makes it near impossible for SMMEs to participate in its value chain, says Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Small Business Development.

Plan to revitalise small business dept

2014-11-21 12:55

The portfolio committee on small business development has vowed to exercise stringent oversight over the department of small business development.

Thabethe: SMMEs cannot emerge forever

2014-04-11 15:30

Government supports SMMEs, but they must also become sustainable and cannot be emerging forever, says Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Elizabeth Thabethe.

The sweet taste of success

2013-11-27 10:24

After loads of sugar down the drain and and a clear strategy, Anita Labuschagné of Sweet Temptations Toffees has seen her business flourish.

Forum set to rev up small businesses

2013-04-03 20:03

The Black Management Forum has unveiled an initiative to boost small businesses, which are seen as an engine of growth for the economy.

R18m revving up SMMEs

2013-02-22 19:25

Business loans amounting to around R18,5m for small, medium and micro enterprises are bearing fruit, says the North West government.

Khoza calls for visionary leadership

2012-05-22 12:38

An absence of visionary leadership is a major stumbling block for entrepreneurs in South Africa, Nedbank chairperson Reuel Khoza says.

SMMEs lose faith in finance houses

2011-11-27 12:15

Of emerging entrepreneurs, 60% have lost faith in banks and government-owned finance houses, opting to finance small businesses from their own pockets, a study shows.

Absa offers small business support

2011-03-23 15:52

A new initiative from Absa aims to assist entrepreneurs and small businesses.

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