small business coronavirus impact

How SMEs can mitigate the impact of the coronavirus

As small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are vital for keeping the lights on in South Africa, it's important that business owners take note of the impact that Covid-19 can have on their operations and...
Amrote Abdella_Director, Microsoft4Afrika

Microsoft launches its Global Social Entrepreneurship programme

Microsoft, through its Microsoft for Startups initiative, has announced the launch of its Global Social Entrepreneurship programme to empowering social entrepreneurs to achieve more using technology. Around the world, startups are creating new businesses, built...
Brainline

Keeping it in the family

For more than 30 years, Brainline has been providing home education to thousands of learners in and outside South Africa's borders. This family-run business started with humble beginnings, but today, three decades later, it is...
budget 2020

Budget 2020: SMMEs, just hang in there!

South African small, medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) are struggling with weak economic growth, load shedding and crime. The regulatory burden also continues to hamper the growth of these businesses and their employment creation abilities....
Winners of the 2019 SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards.

Applications opens for the SAB Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards

Applications for the tenth annual SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards opened on 24 February 2020. Winning social innovators stand the chance of receiving up-to R1.3 million in funding for their innovations...
Educo Solutions

Educo Solutions resumes free education courses

Educo Solutions, an organization that supplies free accredited education to youth, resumes classes in 2020 in it’s new premises in Alex Mall, Protea Glen Shopping Mall, the Diepkloof Library and in the newest addition,...

Planning a Year End function in 5 easy steps

Actions speak louder than words, and this wisdom is true for almost every sphere of life. After all, it’s much more meaningful to show someone that you love them, rather than just saying it....
new laws parental leave

Get your business ready for the new parental leave laws

With South Africa’s new parental leave laws having been promulgated, but only likely to take effect at some stage in 2020, employers that have not yet done so should fast-track their efforts to comply...
Sodastream South Africa

Sodastream – leading the revolution against single-use plastics

Did you know that it is estimated that 141 billion bottles and cans are not recycled every year? Or that South Africa is ranked in the top 20 producers of trash per capita worldwide?...
Winner of the 2019 Entrepreneur of the Year competition: Front row: Carmen Stevens; Uzair Essack Back row: Andrew Weinberg; Wynand Geldenhuys; Theo Baloyi

And the winners are….

Following a gruelling judging process and assessment of 15 inspiring finalists, South Africa’s premier annual entrepreneurial competition, the Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and Business/Partners, announced this year’s overall victor,...

Educo Solutions’ free education classes off to a successful start

The books are out, the lecturers are inspiring and educating, and the students are up-skilling and learning in Educo Solutions’ first phase of free education classes in Soweto. Since their launch in April this year,...

Living to your full potential

Business owner, entrepreneur, mentor, mother and wife, BUSI RAPHEKWANE offers inspiration and her lessons learnt on following your calling, empowering others and reaching your full potential. Originally from a township called Temba in Hammanskraal, Busi...
Daniel Kibel, Founder and Director, CM Trading

There has never been a better time to gear up your investments on the...

Online trading. A concept that has literally thrust the financial world into the fast lane. But for most armchair investors putting the pedal to the metal to get in on the action of this...

CM Trading enters the ring for a sponsorship bout with EFC Africa

One wouldn’t necessarily associate EFC (Extreme Fighting Championship) Africa with online trading company CM Trading, but with their reputation for an out of the box approach to investment opportunities, assuming anything about these connected...

R3.2m Nedbank partnership enables support programme for marginalised CT entrepreneurs

South Africa has the third highest unemployment rate in the world for people between the ages of 15 and 24, with more than 50% of young South Africans unemployed. According to a McKinsey report released...