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Regulations for grocery retail SMMEs and informal food traders during lockdown
Regulations for grocery retail SMMEs and informal food traders during lockdown

The Department of Small Business Development has issued directions to assist SMMEs operating grocery stores to comply with lockdown regulations...

15 hours ago

Green Outcomes Fund launched to grow green SMMEs
Green Outcomes Fund launched to grow green SMMEs

The Green Outcomes Fund (GOF) is a first of its kind structure, which incentivises local South African fund managers to increase investment in green SMMEs...

18 hours ago

Sukuma Relief Programme applications temporary closed
Sukuma Relief Programme applications temporary closed

The application platform for the Sukuma Relief Programme is temporarily closed as a result of the high volumes of applications...

1 day ago

Rebuilding the post-pandemic economy
Rebuilding the post-pandemic economy

The Covid-19 pandemic is set to realign the world's social and economic structure...

1 day ago

Navigate through lockdown with LifeCheq
Navigate through lockdown with LifeCheq

With week two into the national lockdown in South Africa, many of us are worried about the impact of the coronavirus...

1 day ago

Protect your data by moving to the cloud
Protect your data by moving to the cloud

In South Africa, 75% of CEOs stated that the increasing complexity of cyber threats is shaping their businesses...

1 day ago

Leading with humility in a time of crisis
Leading with humility in a time of crisis

Companies working remotely during the nationwide lockdown will need to place a huge amount of faith in their employees' abilities to deliver on their mandates...

1 day ago

#LockdownAdvice: Building an opportunity matrix
#LockdownAdvice: Building an opportunity matrix

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented in living memory. As entrepreneurs, we need to be making the right decisions for right now...

By Allon Raiz 3 Apr 2020

MEST Africa Challenge now open
MEST Africa Challenge now open

The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its third year, offering up to $50,000 in equity investment for startups...

3 Apr 2020

Adzooma opens up free access to support businesses
Adzooma opens up free access to support businesses

Adzooma will be providing free access to their platform in a bid to assist businesses who are struggling to keep their online presence alive amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak...

3 Apr 2020

7 tips to choosing an executive business coach
7 tips to choosing an executive business coach

Choosing an executive business coach can be very expensive especially when things don't work out...

By Jeff Lomey 3 Apr 2020

Keeping company culture alive in a time of coronavirus
Keeping company culture alive in a time of coronavirus

For many companies, the coronavirus outbreak has been their first real experience of remote working...

By Marno Boshoff 3 Apr 2020

Demergers and unbundling can add real value to shareholders
Demergers and unbundling can add real value to shareholders

Mergers and acquisitions have long been a key means by which South African organisations have sought to unlock synergies...

By Zondi Nduli and Greg Rowan 3 Apr 2020

What does life after lockdown look like for business?
What does life after lockdown look like for business?

The global Covid-19 pandemic has made its presence felt in South African retail and consumer-focused businesses...

3 Apr 2020

Survey reveals challenges for small businesses amidst Covid-19
Survey reveals challenges for small businesses amidst Covid-19

Findings from the pre-lock down Covid-19 National Small Business Survey released by the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) shows deep economic challenges for small businesses during these unpredictable times.

3 Apr 2020

#CandidConversations with Nadine von Moltke-Todd
#CandidConversations with Nadine von Moltke-Todd

Fifteen years ago Nadine von Moltke-Todd did not think she would ever get a chance to write for a living until someone gave her a chance...

2 Apr 2020

How entrepreneurs can handle the effects of Covid-19
How entrepreneurs can handle the effects of Covid-19

Many business owners and entrepreneurs are worried about the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic and... they should be...

By Papa and Hetty Boachie-Yiadom 2 Apr 2020

Covid-19 is a game changer for the private equity industry
Covid-19 is a game changer for the private equity industry

South Africa started 2020 on the ropes with economists generally expecting the annual GDP growth to be below 1%...

By Nicole Paige, Michael Denenga and Ashford Nyatsumba 2 Apr 2020

5 tips for SMEs in times of a crisis
5 tips for SMEs in times of a crisis

It's safe to say that many businesses are beginning to feel the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic...

1 Apr 2020

Digemy launches gamified Covid-19 learning platform
Digemy launches gamified Covid-19 learning platform

South African-based edtech startup, Digemy, has launched a gamified, data-light e-learning platform to educate the continent on Covid-19...

1 Apr 2020

11-step battle plan for business owners, leaders during lockdown
11-step battle plan for business owners, leaders during lockdown

Right now, every small- to medium-sized business in South Africa needs a survival plan. Business owners and team leaders need to use the one thing that this difficult period provides - time...

By Trevor Clark 1 Apr 2020

Free Covid-19 monitoring tool for businesses
Free Covid-19 monitoring tool for businesses

The Social Collective has created a free platform to assist South African companies more accurately track indicators of Covid-19 at the workplace...

1 Apr 2020

Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdown
Nxesi urges employers to comply with labour law during lockdown

Addressing reporters during a social cluster press briefing on Tuesday, 31 March, the minister revealed that some employers were still not adhering to the relevant laws...

1 Apr 2020

SA startup Quench expands into grocery deliveries
SA startup Quench expands into grocery deliveries

On-demand drinks delivery business Quench has expanded its service to include groceries...

31 Mar 2020

#LockdownAdvice: Get to rational quickly
#LockdownAdvice: Get to rational quickly

The scale of the national Covid-19 lockdown is unprecedented in living memory. The repercussions - personal, professional, national and international - will reverberate for years to come...

By Allon Raiz 31 Mar 2020

The power of partnerships
The power of partnerships

Collaboration and ecosystems are reshaping business relationships for long-term success and sustainability...

31 Mar 2020

Innovation is key for SMEs
Innovation is key for SMEs

The evolving Covid-19 situation is changing the way most businesses are operating in South Africa...

31 Mar 2020

Practice self-care while working from home
Practice self-care while working from home

Focusing on physical, mental, and emotional health, during a national lockdown, is a must...

By Rebecca Greier Horton 30 Mar 2020

It's time to grab the opportunities
It's time to grab the opportunities

The nature of the world we live in is that we are surrounded by threats and opportunities. Today we are faced with multiple new threats...

By Jake Shepherd 30 Mar 2020

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