SANTAM Women of the Future Awards

Entries open for the SANTAM Women of the Future Awards

Entries are now open for the 6th annual SANTAM Women of the Future Awards in partnership with Fair Lady and Truelove, along with co-sponsor, Lulalend. The SANTAM Women of the Future Awards invites women entrepreneurs...
small business survival

Small business survival is key to South Africa’s economy in the time of COVID-19

At a time when many small businesses in South Africa are already struggling as a result of the recession, the global COVID-19 crisis is a bolt out of the blue. It is an event...
covid-19 business

Businesses must support each other during Covid-19 crisis

"All South African business leaders have a responsibility to stand together to keep business moving, protect employment and the economy ticking over," says Frank Mullen, CEO of ICT provider Zinia. “How decision-makers adapt to...
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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...
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...
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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....
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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?...

FNB launches two ground-breaking offerings to help SMEs in South Africa

FNB Business is living up to its commitment to help South African entrepreneurs by launching new products and solutions that it believes will help increase the level of SME activity and create a...
Engen Pitch & Polish, Natasha Warries, Mashela Mokgabudi (Winner) and Kedibone Tsiloane

2019 ENGEN Pitch & Polish culminates in all-women final

The ten-year anniversary edition of the ENGEN Pitch & Polish workshop and competition programme came to a glittering and thrilling conclusion on Thursday, 3 October in Johannesburg. Hosted by Raizcorp’s Frans Teffo, the evening...