what does level 4 mean for business

Businesses required to be Covid-ready before reopening

With South Africa moving to a level 4 lockdown as of today, businesses able to commence operations as of 4 May will need to ensure that they are “Covid-19 ready” as emphasised by Minister...

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,...
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...

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....
AfricaCom 2019

Registration open for AfricaCom 2019

Setting the agenda for the world’s largest meeting place of telecommunications and technology professionals helping to accelerate digital transformation across Africa.  Africa’s largest and most influential telecoms and technology event, AfricaCom, has opened visitor registrations...
Business recovery SMME

Trade returns to 44% of pre-lockdown levels for SMMEs according to Yoco

According to the Yoco Small Business Recovery Monitor, trading within the Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMME) sector across South Africa has now returned to 44 percent of pre-COVID-19 lockdown levels. The monitor, which...
Savings month

Savings Month: What business owners can do

This year’s commemoration of Savings Month finds entrepreneurs in a difficult position. Small business owners continue to bear the brunt of intermittent lockdown, reduced economic activity and an already stagnant economy. “It is those businesses...
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...

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...
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....
business mentors

Business mentors volunteer to help struggling entrepreneurs

Business mentors are now available to entrepreneurs on the Mentor Hotline, a unique platform that was developed by SME growth specialists Fetola, in collaboration with FNB, to give South African entrepreneurs instant access to...
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...
Your Business Magazine

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...
Global Chivas Venture competition

South African entrepreneur wins the SA round of Global Chivas Venture competition

Co-founder of Khula App, Matthew Piper won the South African round of the Global Chivas Venture competition and now needs South Africa to rally behind him. Khula App, developed by three local entrepreneurs is set...

Call to enter for the SAB Kickstart Urban Agri Programme

Youth-owned businesses in the agricultural sector are invited to apply for SAB KickStart’s Urban Agriculture programme, which aims to create sustainable employment. Now in its second year, the Urban Agriculture programme looks to invest in...