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Companies urged to review employment equity plans

Aug 16 2017 19:29

The Department of Labour is intensifying its efforts to root out JSE-listed companies that contravene the Employment Equity Act, says an expert at Mazars.

Profiles

It took a year for customers to smell the coffee

Aug 15 2017 16:21

Gcobani Gogoba faced many fears before tapping into his savings to buy two espresso machines and a generator to start his coffee-making business from the boot of his car.

Profiles

WATCH: A glimpse into machine learning and why firms should embrace it

Aug 08 2017 17:48

DataProphet is a company that uses machine-learning to help its clients improve productivity in order to save money.

Profiles

Delia takes 'triple threats' in her stride

Jul 28 2017 16:37

Delia Sainsbury identified a huge gap in the market to train performers at her Waterfront Theatre School and Waterfront Theatre College.

Entrepreneurs

Winning Women: Adding expertise for businesses

Jul 23 2017 07:02

Mention the word ‘Rothschild’, and images of wealth and power, vested in a centuries-old European banking family dynasty, come to mind.

 
 
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Building an e-commerce empire from the ground up

Jul 10 2017 11:13

From humble beginnings in someone’s garage, online travel group TravelGround has grown into a huge business in just eight years, processing thousands of accommodation bookings every week.

Resources

Why SMEs should look at alternative energy solutions

Jul 07 2017 18:49

The financial strain on businesses is expected to increase exponentially in the foreseeable future as Eskom’s planned 19.9% tariff hike was announced in June.

Partner Content

Why employee benefits shouldn’t be a dying trend

Jun 28 2017 06:00

This trend towards independent contracting, rather than formal employment, and the simplicity with which the internet and apps can connect those in need of a service to those who offer it, is turning some industries upside down.

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SA 'shoots itself in foot' on innovation

Jul 20 2017 16:06

Countries like Chile, Moldova, Malta, Greece and Cyprus rank higher than SA for innovation, while Mauritius is in 6th place.

In the news

Risk and your business

Jul 20 2017 15:29

The King IV report states that the governing body of an enterprise should assume responsibility for the governance of risk and how it should be handled.

Resources

Avoid running business like personal piggybank

Jul 14 2017 18:03

In an effort to keep taxable earnings down, many business owners will run personal expenses through their business.

Resources

Free workshops for 900 young entrepreneurs

Jul 12 2017 13:49

The 2017 BUSINESS/PARTNERS competition for young entrepreneurs provides the opportunity for those between 18 and 35 to try their hand at entrepreneurship.

 
MyBusiness

Wahi wants to disrupt storage industry

Jun 30 2017 16:48

Wahi is a South African start-up that connects the owners of space to the people who need space – both commercial and residential.

In the news

Shanduka Black Umbrellas honours top SMEs

Jun 29 2017 18:10

Top performing small and medium enterprises have been recognised at the Shanduka Black Umbrellas National Development Awards in Johannesburg.

In the news

Job shaving means entrepreneurship skills more important for SA youth

Jun 27 2017 18:25

SA youth will increasingly have to explore entrepreneurship for employment opportunities, says the spokesperson for a national entrepreneurship competition.

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