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A guide to legal issues and risks surrounding Covid-19

The global outbreak of Covid-19 has caused disruption across the world and very recently South Africa...

18 Mar 2020

Companies prepare for the CIPC's new compliance checklist

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has introduced a new requirement for all South African companies to declare their compliance with specific sections of the Companies Act...

By Madelein Burger, Elodie Maume, Cindy Leibowitz, and Marina Hodgkinson 19 Feb 2020

What you should know about the proposed Employment Tax Incentive amendments

On Tuesday 26 November 2019, a number of tax-related bills were passed by the National Assembly and are currently being deliberated by the National Council of Provinces...

3 Feb 2020

Choosing the correct legal status of a business

Entrepreneurs who are starting new businesses are urged to carefully consider the legal status and type of business being registered...

24 Jan 2020

Global initiative aims to support female entrepreneurs

Africa Trade and Investment Global Summit (ATIGS) recently announced its collaboration with Global Sustainable Partnerships to spearhead the inaugural Women's Program Engagement Council (WPEC)...

16 Jan 2020

5 steps to set up your business in 2020

Many South Africans would have decided to make 2020 the year that they start their own business...

8 Jan 2020

Why compliance is the cornerstone to every business' success?

Compliance is something that affects all businesses in all industries. Regardless of whether you are a large enterprise or a small startup...

7 Jan 2020

What is the State of Entrepreneurship in South Africa?

Seed Academy recently unveiled the "State of Entrepreneurship in South Africa" after surveying more than 1,000 entrepreneurs across the country...

18 Dec 2019

#EntrepreneurMonth: Insights into the SA female entrepreneur's journey in 2019

Attendees of the final Future Females founders' breakfast for the year were in for a treat, as the Cape Town Startup Week edition's speakers included serial entrepreneur Catherine Luckhoff, SweepSouth's Aisha Pandor, and Pichulik founder Katherine-Mary Pichulik. Here's what they shared about their entrepreneurial journeys thus far...

By Leigh Andrews 9 Dec 2019

5 Reasons to register your small business

Registering your small business can seem like a big step, but for new entrepreneurs, it's a smart choice...

21 Nov 2019

Driving the fintech and regulation success story

Tell me if you've heard this one before. Somewhere in Africa, some savvy entrepreneurs come up with a potentially disruptive solution to a longstanding infrastructural challenge...

By Lee Naik 8 Nov 2019

Best cities for entrepreneurs 2019

Based on three types of businesses most commonly launched by expats, data reveals the top global locations with the best conditions for opening a restaurant, a tech startup or an import/export business...

6 Nov 2019

Dos and don'ts of occupational health and safety

Businesses are exposed to many risks, from the traditional fire and natural disasters, to legal liabilty for loss of or physical damage to tangible property. Further to this, businesses also run the risk of potential accidental injuries or death of employees...

22 Oct 2019

NSBC releases 2018 National Small Business Survey

The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) has released the finding of the 2018 National Small Business Survey...

3 Oct 2019

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