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SMEs feeling the cash flow crunch

Cash flow is one of the leading causes of small business failure – with 75% of small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) struggling to...

Guide your business through a recession

In any recession, operational expenses are the first thing that needs attention as businesses go into survival mode, however while curbing unnecessary expenditure is important,...

How to trim your running costs

Read on for some tips on how you can stretch each rand and save where you can...

Are you saving for a rainy day?

Small and medium businesses should be saving money for a bad day – here’s how...

Time for government to translate SME talk into action

I’m passionate about small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) because the business I co-founded - now part of Sage plc - started as one...

5 Lessons for entrepreneurs

...from the most famous sling in history.

Why SA businesses have a high failure rate

While small businesses are recognised as key drivers of economic growth and employment in South Africa, the reality is that for every success story...

Create a cash cushion

Avoid the stress of cash flow problems by building a cash cushion for your business...