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February/March digital edition of Your Business Magazine OUT NOW!

Read your FREE copy online on the device of your choice, or download to enjoy later! Highlights in this issue: MONEY MATTERS 7 steps to get your business ready for funding How we did it: 'Treps share...

Introducing the world’s first online digital accountant

There is no denying that finance is an ever changing industry and accountants need to adapt to keep up. It seems that the days of punching numbers into calculators and scribbling down sums are a...
Chivas Venture 2020

Chivas Venture is back – offering social entrepreneurs a share of $1 million in...

Whisky brand Chivas Regal, a Pernod Ricard brand, is calling on South Africa’s brightest Change Makers to enter The Chivas Venture 2020, its global competition that affords local social entrepreneurs (SE’s) the chance to...
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....
, Entreprenacity: Developing true grit as an entrepreneur

Entreprenacity: Developing true grit as an entrepreneur

Steve Reid, Director at the Centre for Entrepreneurship at False Bay College, recently launched his first book, Entreprenacity: Developing true grit as an entrepreneur. With over 10 years’ experience in leading 2 incubators and...
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,...
business rescue

Business rescue can save a business – but only if begun early

With the recent news that Comair, Edcon and even Phumelela Gaming & Leisure have filed for business rescue, it’s likely that South Africa will see a wave of companies following suit in the next...

Molteno’s mobile libraries promote a love of reading among children

Molteno delivers mobile libraries to schools, community centres and traditional offices in cities, towns and villages all across South Africa and offering sponsorship opportunities for corporates, foundations and individuals. As we mark Youth Month in...
SMEs national survey

Final call for SMEs to participate in national survey – stand a chance to...

How has Covid-19 affected small businesses in SA? Finfind has partnered with Government, big business and other key national stakeholders to conduct a comprehensive study on the impact on the vital SMME sector. This...
social entrepreneurs

SMEasy supports social entrepreneurs in KZN

Social Entrepreneurship is emerging all over the world as an antidote to inequality and an agent for global change via local communities. It’s been called the “New Face of Development”, as Social Entrepreneurs use...
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,...
networking

Grow through networking

Just how important is networking, and how can one maximize on events like so many others have successfully done? Here’s a nifty definition of networking: Creating a group of acquaintances and associates and keeping it...

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,...
Covid 19 sruvey

Recent survey paints worrying picture

According to a survey done of 2300 business owners done by the South African SME Finance Association (SASFA) and assimilated by HeavyChef, only 15% of SMEs have support and 75% will fail if lockdown...

2019 National Budget speech: Five positive, key take outs for local SMEs

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni yesterday referenced the private sector as the key engine for job creation in his National Budget speech. Ben Bierman, MD of Business Partners Limited, fully supports this statement, and says...