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Your small business is doomed to fail without proper tax compliance

Tax lawyers Ashika Nichha and Jabulani Sithebe from CMS Law South Africa offer valuable advice on tax compliance for young entrepreneurs with small businesses...

By Ashika Nichha & Jabulani Sithebe 28 Jun 2021

Applications open for 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

The US Embassy in South Africa and AWIEF are once again partnering to implement the 2021 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) South Africa programme...

24 Jun 2021

No deadline set for registration of information officers

There will be no deadline for registration of information officers and deputy information officers; meaning that no responsible party will be held liable for not registering by 30 June 2021...

23 Jun 2021

B-BBEE is not just a compliance exercise, but an opportunity for economic growth

The purpose of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is to promote inclusivity and grow all areas of South Africa's economy. If done properly, it helps to close our skills gap, grow the Small Medium Enterprise (SME) sector and encourage entrepreneurship, all of which will stimulate economic growth...

By Daniel Orelowitz 11 May 2021

Mandatory new job spec: PoPIA requires appointment of an information officer

The digital representation of data or personal information, has brought many challenges to protecting privacy rights and thereby protecting individuals...

By Ahmore Burger-Smidt and Dimakatso Khumalo 29 Apr 2021

Can your side hustle get you fired?

Relying on a single income may prove unfeasible, but before getting that side hustle off the ground, employees must know what their employment contract states...

20 Apr 2021

#EntrepreneurshipIssues: The importance of formalising your business

I must admit, I did not realise the importance of formalising a business when I first registered my PR company nine years ago. I registered the company as a Private Company (Pty) Limited (Ltd)...

By Miranda Lusiba 13 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: LegitLaw - the new self-service platform for basic business contracts

In the era of digitalisation, automation and self-help services, the legal sector has been slow to transform. LegitLaw is changing that with the launch of its legal tech-meets-online shopping platform...

By Shan Radcliffe 18 Mar 2021

Deadline for Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme nears

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is calling for applications for its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. With the deadline fast approaching on 31 March 2021...

22 Feb 2021

How will new tax and labour legislation affect your business?

2020 will likely forever be remembered for its major challenges, including many personal losses caused by Covid-19. In the wake of a year of lockdowns, job losses, and more, both businesses and staff are looking to the annual Budget Speech happening on 24 February with a mixture of hope and dread...

22 Feb 2021

Complying with the sub-contracting regulations in government tenders

Most companies, submitting tenders for government contracts, are not even aware that they score zero points for B-BBEE, despite having a good B-BBEE Status Level Contributor, simply because, they've exceeded the regulated limitation, place on the allowable percentage of sub-contracting.

By Gerrit Davids 19 Feb 2021

Amended PIC Act signed into law

The Public Investment Corporation Amendment Act has been promulgated and published in the Government Gazette...

18 Feb 2021

Rethinking entrepreneurship in 2021

Almost 80% of SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in South Africa fail within the first three years. This statistic presents a staggering blow to the South African economy, which is invested in the crucial role of SMEs in stimulating economic growth and providing relief from a shockingly high unemployment rate...

Issued by Wits Plus 27 Jan 2021

5 tips for business continuity in 2021

By the time you read this, South Africa would have been in a state of lockdown for more than 300 days, and there is no end in sight; here or globally...

By Stefano Migliore 22 Jan 2021

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