• Rating agencies and SA

    Warts and all, rating agencies kept SA on the straight and narrow, says Daniel Silke.

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    Ford SA lost the plot right after the tragic death of a Kuga owner in 2015, says Solly Moeng.

  • Stop the roads carnage

    SA needs visible law enforcement to reduce our ghastly road death toll, says Mandi Smallhorne.

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Opportunity for fintech entrepreneurs

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The search is on for fintech founders working on applications of financial inclusion, mobile solutions, insure-tech, payments, big data and agri-tech.

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When is the right time to pursue your business idea?

Dec 30 2016 15:49

The end of the year is typically a time when hopeful entrepreneurs consider whether the approaching year is the correct time to pursue their business idea.

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How SA e-tailers can avoid festive season retail slump

Dec 29 2016 16:29

Many online retailers find during the festive season, when most South Africans go on holiday, can be one of the slowest from a sales perspective.

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Holiday dilemma for entrepreneurs

Dec 27 2016 17:40

The benefits of a holiday, in the minds of many entrepreneurs at least, are rather vague, difficult to quantify, not always immediate, and easy to postpone.

 
 
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Water restrictions: Small businesses can save

Nov 03 2016 16:10

Business owners can play an important part in conserving water resources and reducing their utility bills by embracing water efficiency as a way of life.

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Another step in Gauteng township economy revitalisation

Oct 27 2016 09:27

Earlier this year Pick n Pay set out on a partnership with the Gauteng Department of Economic Development to help a small independent grocery shop regenerate itself.

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i-Pay aims to help SMMEs with fast payment

Oct 05 2016 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?

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Guide for entrepreneurs to find right equity partner

Dec 22 2016 17:16

If a business owner is not thoroughly prepared, turning to private equity for a cash injection could become an exercise in futility, suggests an expert.

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Important to understand entire customer journey

Nov 23 2016 17:12

Most organisations need to get a better understanding of their customers' profiles, their preferences, needs and demands, says a software specialist.

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Cap40 fills network gap with French business in Cape Town

Nov 17 2016 18:57

Cap40 is a social network and resources platform that helps people to do business in the Western Cape and also help South Africans who want to work in France.

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French collaboration making a difference in Mitchells Plain

Nov 11 2016 17:48

Youth and women entrepreneurs now have access to much needed skills and business development support on their doorstep in Mitchells Plain, Cape Town.

 
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What’s keeping SME owners awake at night?

Aug 15 2016 19:40

An expert provides tips for entrepreneurs eager to obtain guidance from mentors on how to tackle some of the key business issues that keep them awake at night.

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Commercial property: Buy or lease?

Jul 22 2016 19:24

A number of experts discuss the important question of whether it is better to buy or lease commercial property in the current economic climate.

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Acca releases financial guide for entrepreneurs

Jul 14 2016 17:50

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants addresses the financial literacy skills gap in SA with a new guide for anyone starting their own business.

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