Five myths about the future of work

In a new world of gigs, unicorns and automation, change in the workplace is inevitable but it doesn't necessarily mean that you will be out of a job. About 50% of all jobs that exist...

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...
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Flight Centre Business Travel: Travel grant worth R150 000 up for grabs

For the first time in South Africa, Flight Centre Business Travel has launched the ‘Corporate Travel Grant Competition’, offering small to medium-size enterprises the opportunity to win R150 000 in travel credits to help...
Unpacking the amendments to the B-BBEE Scorecard

Unpacking the amendments to the B-BBEE Scorecard

The Department of Trade and Industry’s amendments to the B-BBEE Codes of Good Practice on Friday, 31 May, were published in the government gazette with very little fanfare considering the significant impact they may...
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...

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...
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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...
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Takeouts from businesses that are pivoting in lockdown

Businesses across South Africa are showing tenacity, innovation and real time digital disruption in the face of Lockdown and its tiered, vague levels of protocol. Many are pivoting their business models to adapt to...

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...
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,...
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Investing in change: The start-ups changing healthcare through innovation

A change in the way we see, and deliver, healthcare has been a burgeoning investment in start-ups in the sector. In 2017 alone, the estimated global investment in healthcare start-ups sat at around $12...
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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?...
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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...
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What can you do for your employees during a time of Coronavirus?

As the business world feels the effects the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and takes steps to adapt, companies are asking what they can do for their employees during this difficult time. "Instead of punitive changes being...

Total South Africa  Announces the Winners of the Startupper of the Year by Total...

The winners of the 2018-2019 Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge in South Africa were  presented with their awards at an official ceremony held on 5 March 2019 at Hyatt Regency Johannesburg. The three...