small business vs big business

Big business vs small business

Does staying small and nimble makes sense for you and your business?
SARS small business

SARS and your small business

Expert advice on understanding and dealing with SARS...

Trademarks: Lessons in protecting your brand

This 'trep realised the value of keeping his trademark safe from harm from the start…
Personal branding

How youth entrepreneurs can build their personal brand

Effective personal branding makes you stand out from the crowd to customers and funders…
Mission statement

Your mission statement

Nothing motivates quite like a mission statement...

Cost-saving habits for your business

These five habits will save your business a fortune...
financial formulae

Financial formulae:: Test and measure

These are the financial formulae you should be using to keep your business on track...
loyalty programmes small business

Can loyalty programmes work for small businesses?

Can loyalty programmes work for small businesses?
Cash flow management

Proper cash flow management

The saying rings true: turnover is vanity, profit is reality, cash flow is sanity.
start a business

Do you have what it takes to start a business

It’s not easy to start a business! Do you have what it takes?

The essentials of an e-commerce shop

Selling online is a great way to establish or grow your business. In today's digital age, both brick-and-mortar shops and new businesses have the opportunity to embrace e-commerce as a sales channel. E-commerce is...

The tax benefits to working from home

We live in the age of remote working and the trend is set to increase over the years. If you are wondering if there are any tax benefits that can be claimed if you work...
as the business owner, you are in the driving seat for building a great team

Top tips for building your power team

As a sports enthusiast, I have watched many teams play at their best and for some, at their worst. The way in which players on the field either synchronise their efforts for success, or...

Big opportunities for young entrepreneurs in construction

Despite current challenges, there is still plenty of opportunity for dynamic young people in the construction industry. One might be forgiven for thinking that young people would be well advised to steer clear of construction...

How to effectively run a home office

Tough economic times have resulted in many South Africans looking for new ways to cut back on monthly expenses. SMEs are feeling the pinch, which is why giving up rented offices and opting to...