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Helping businesses navigate through today's challenging economic environment
Helping businesses navigate through today's challenging economic environmentArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has brought disruptions and devastating impact on the South African economy with several businesses reeling from the effects of this pandemic. The South African and global economy has taken an unexpected turn and this has had dire consequences on businesses...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 2 days ago

Local is lekker! East Coast Radio helps local businesses drive traffic to their stores
Local is lekker! East Coast Radio helps local businesses drive traffic to their storesArticle

KZN businesses get major traffic/sales boost with help from East Coast Radio...

Issued by East Coast Radio 3 days ago

SA Prestige Awards names Brandfundi Content Creation Service of the Year
SA Prestige Awards names Brandfundi Content Creation Service of the YearArticle

Brandfundi has been awarded The Corporate Livewire South Africa Prestige Content Creation Service of the Year - Gauteng - South Africa...

Issued by Brandfundi 3 days ago

How is the pandemic affecting global fintech? N'Gunu Tiny explains
How is the pandemic affecting global fintech? N'Gunu Tiny explainsArticle

N'Gunu Tiny, founder and executive chairman of the Emerald Group, is an expert in fintech, blockchain and innovative tech...

Issued by Monetary Library 16 Sep 2020

Treasury advisors body launched
Treasury advisors body launchedArticle

A voluntary organisation, the South African Association of Treasury Advisors (SAATA), was recently launched to represent both big and small treasury advisors...

14 Sep 2020

Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEs
Clicks commits to boost spending on SMMEsArticle

The Clicks Group has committed to increase spending on SMMEs and support local beauty and haircare brands, and other products...

11 Sep 2020

Survey sheds light on SMEs approach to marketing
Survey sheds light on SMEs approach to marketingArticle

An SME Marketing Landscape Survey reveals that SMEs in Southern Africa see the need for a marketing strategy but do not plan or track their results efficiently...

10 Sep 2020

SMEs reporting revival and Covid-19's influence
SMEs reporting revival and Covid-19's influenceArticle

In 2019, the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) sent out a Request for Information (RFI) to assess the market's appetite for the potential comprehensive review and overhaul of financial reporting for Small Medium Enterprises (IFRS for SMEs), writes Milton Segal, SAICA Senior Executive: Corporate Reporting...

Milton Segal, Issued by SAICA 9 Sep 2020

Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the midst of Covid-19
Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 in the midst of Covid-19Article

The Covid-19 pandemic has come at a time when societies are already facing many challenges related to inequality, poverty, unemployment, and drought and/or lack of access to water, amongst others...

Lungile Manzini 9 Sep 2020

UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next level
UCT GSB's e-Track programme takes 9 local startups to the next levelArticle

Nine South African startups participating in the latest e-Track Venture Exploitation Programme (VEP) at the UCT Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) Solution Space have made the cut to progress to the third round of the schools e-Track programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 8 Sep 2020

Tijsbert Creemers, managing director and partner, Boston Consulting Group
Mobile payments will unlock new business for banks in AfricaArticle

Mobile payments and other phone-based transactions represent a must-win opportunity for banks in Africa. The estimated market in facilitating payments alone is $500bn...

8 Sep 2020

Time for SA to put proactive and ambitious relief measures in place
Time for SA to put proactive and ambitious relief measures in placeArticle

South Africans are paying a high price for the prolonged lockdown and consequent devastation of the local economy with levels of emotional distress nearly as high as at the start of the lockdown five months ago...

Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 3 Sep 2020

SME South Africa launches online B2B service marketplace for SMEs
SME South Africa launches online B2B service marketplace for SMEsArticle

SME South Africa, the leading business resource platform for entrepreneurs and small businesses, launched Serv.co.za, a B2B service marketplace...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 3 Sep 2020

Is traditional shopping a thing of the past?
Is traditional shopping a thing of the past?Article

As e-commerce surges and the landscape continues to shift, will brick-and-mortar shopping fall by the wayside...

Issued by Lontana Apparel 3 Sep 2020

5 reasons why leading payments solution provider, Thumbzup, chooses Azure
5 reasons why leading payments solution provider, Thumbzup, chooses AzureArticle

Microsoft ISV partner, Thumbzup, unpacks the benefits of Azure when building and deploying software solutions...

Issued by First Distribution 2 Sep 2020

Leila Fourie, CEO of the JSE
JSE is bouncing back from Covid crisisArticle

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has proved itself remarkably resilient during the global Covid-19 crisis...

2 Sep 2020

#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environment
#DoBizZA: Franchising for success in a challenging environmentArticle

Despite the devastating economic impacts of Covid-19, the franchising sector could remain a viable business investment for aspiring entrepreneurs...

Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Sep 2020

Applications open for SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise Programme
Applications open for SAB Foundation Tholoana Enterprise ProgrammeArticle

The SAB Foundation is calling for entrepreneurs to apply to their annual Tholoana Enterprise Programme which aims to give entrepreneurs invaluable help and support...

2 Sep 2020

BizFix: Kiss it Better Special
BizFix: Kiss it Better SpecialArticle

The BizFix Special is aimed at minimising the cuts and bruises of recent months by putting your company on Bizcommunity's front pages, a sort of 'kiss it better' first aid kit for small and medium enterprises...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 1 Sep 2020

#MentalHealth4SMEs: Get out in nature
#MentalHealth4SMEs: Get out in natureArticle

In this series, Jeff Lomey and Mark Wortley share top mental health tips that can assist SME owners to reach business success...

Jeff Lomey & Mark Wortley 1 Sep 2020

Covid-19 has hit SMEs in SA's food sector hard. What can be done to help them
Covid-19 has hit SMEs in SA's food sector hard. What can be done to help themArticle

Covid-19 has prompted widespread discussion of the resilience of food systems and how efficiency and competitiveness have been previously understood...

Andrew Bowman and Reena das Nair 1 Sep 2020

Telkom hosts Women Disruptors Webinar to empower female entrepreneurs to run successful businesses during the Covid-19 period and beyond
Telkom hosts Women Disruptors Webinar to empower female entrepreneurs to run successful businesses during the Covid-19 period and beyondArticle

According to survey conducted by Facebook in partnership with the World Bank and OECD, women are still in the minority when it comes to entrepreneurship...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 27 Aug 2020

Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recovery
Investing in digital infrastructure can make the difference to Africa's economic recoveryArticle

Africa faces many challenges on its path to becoming a global economic competitor. The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on Africa's development can either be a massive barrier to advancement - or, the spark that lights the fire...

Amrote Abdella 27 Aug 2020

Entrepreneurship, friendship and endurance - A media company post-Covid-19
Entrepreneurship, friendship and endurance - A media company post-Covid-19Article

We wanted to find out what Cinevation's recipe for survival is, to inspire graduates and entrepreneurs who want to go into the media...

Issued by Rosebank College 27 Aug 2020

Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?
Are SMEs strong enough to stimulate economic growth in a post-Covid world?Article

How do we plough back into the SME sector to reignite growth? Is the sector strong enough to revive economic growth in a post Covid world as we head towards a sovereign debt crisis?

Evan-Lee Courie 24 Aug 2020

Key lessons for starting a business post Covid-19
Key lessons for starting a business post Covid-19Article

Although the Covid-19 pandemic has created tough challenges for SMEs, it has also presented opportunities as some entrepreneurs are looking to diversify or start new innovative businesses...

24 Aug 2020

#MentalHealth4SMEs: Let's get physical...
#MentalHealth4SMEs: Let's get physical...Article

In this series, Jeff Lomey and Mark Wortley share top mental health tips that can assist SME owners to reach business success...

Jeff Lomey & Mark Wortley 24 Aug 2020

SingularityU South Africa announces Online Summit for 2020
SingularityU South Africa announces Online Summit for 2020Article

In its quest to future proof Africa, SingularityU reveals plans for virtual summit with international programme...

Issued by Mann Made 24 Aug 2020

#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplace
#WorldEntrepreneursDay: Pezesha, Kenya's digital financial enabler platform and marketplaceArticle

Every year, 21 August marks World Entrepreneurs' Day. The purpose of this day is to create awareness of entrepreneurs and innovation throughout the world...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 Aug 2020

Funding is not the only requirement for SME growth
Funding is not the only requirement for SME growthArticle

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2019/2020 revealed that there are four times more early stage entrepreneurs in South Africa than established business owners...

18 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SA
#WomensMonth: Suzanne Morel shares how Mastercard SA is powering up women in SAArticle

Suzanne Morel, country manager for Mastercard SA, shares some insights into how Mastercard is giving power to women...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

NCI encourages women in construction
NCI encourages women in constructionArticle

The construction industry is among the most male-dominated industries worldwide. However, in South Africa, women seem to be well represented in the industry and can get even better...

14 Aug 2020

#MentalHealth4SMEs: You are what you eat
#MentalHealth4SMEs: You are what you eatArticle

In this series, Jeff Lomey and Mark Wortley share top mental health tips that can assist SME owners to reach business success...

Jeff Lomey & Mark Wortley 13 Aug 2020

Lean and focused: Nclose grows internationally off next-generation business approach
Lean and focused: Nclose grows internationally off next-generation business approachArticle

SA IT security specialist extends reach across EMEA, Indian Ocean Islands...

Issued by Red Ribbon Communications 12 Aug 2020

SME South Africa launches the Women's Month campaign 'Breaking the Funding Glass Ceiling'
SME South Africa launches the Women's Month campaign 'Breaking the Funding Glass Ceiling'Article

SME South Africa commemorates Women's Month 2020 with the launch of the 'Breaking the Funding Glass Ceiling' series, sponsored by Nedbank...

Issued by 356 Oak Holdings 11 Aug 2020

A R1m reboot for small businesses: Nedbank Business Ignite announces Johannesburg winners
A R1m reboot for small businesses: Nedbank Business Ignite announces Johannesburg winnersArticle

Nedbank and talk radio station partners Talk Radio 702 and CapeTalk through Nedbank Business Ignite, will be supporting five businesses to thrive during the pandemic...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 11 Aug 2020

#MentalHealth4SMEs: Are you getting enough sleep?
#MentalHealth4SMEs: Are you getting enough sleep?Article

In this series, Jeff Lomey and Mark Wortley share top mental health tips that can assist SME owners to reach business success...

Jeff Lomey & Mark Wortley 5 Aug 2020

Grid Worldwide’s Picks of the week Edition 15
Grid Worldwide’s Picks of the week Edition 15Video

Grid Worldwide’s Picks of the Week is a platform we developed during lockdown to showcase best in local music, food, literature, art, and culture along with SMEs for exposure.

Issued by Grid Worldwide 3 Aug 2020

Small businesses in Africa must innovate to survive Covid-19
Small businesses in Africa must innovate to survive Covid-19Article

In June, the International Trade Centre launched a report titled Covid-19: The Great Lockdown and its Impact on Small Business...

Kingsley Ighobor 3 Aug 2020

Infrastructure Commission to fast-track projects valued at R340bn
Infrastructure Commission to fast-track projects valued at R340bnArticle

Government will in the coming months expedite the implementation of at least 50 infrastructure projects with a total investment value of more than R340bn...

31 Jul 2020

#MentalHealth4SMEs: Poor mental health can kill your business
#MentalHealth4SMEs: Poor mental health can kill your businessArticle

In this series, Jeff Lomey and Mark Wortley share top mental health tips that can assist SME owners to reach business success...

Jeff Lomey & Mark Wortley 30 Jul 2020

SA ruling on Covid-19 business interruption insurance influences UK regulator
SA ruling on Covid-19 business interruption insurance influences UK regulatorArticle

While South Africa's courts and regulators often turn to foreign law for guidance, the roles have been reversed for once. In a test case for Covid-19-related business interruption insurance claims in the United Kingdom (UK), its Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is being influenced by a recent court judgment in South Africa...

29 Jul 2020

Outsourcing can assist struggling SMEs
Outsourcing can assist struggling SMEsArticle

As more companies battle to stay afloat during the lingering pandemic and global economic meltdown, organisations that wish to survive this grilling period have to examine their core mandates...

28 Jul 2020

Global disruption can have local implications
Global disruption can have local implicationsArticle

The global impact that the Covid-19 pandemic has had not only on public health, but on business, cannot be underestimated...

Soromfe Uzomah 27 Jul 2020

SMEs and youth have a role in the growth of South Africa's economy
SMEs and youth have a role in the growth of South Africa's economyArticle

The South African unemployment rate is currently sitting at 30.1% according to the latest report from Statistics SA. This is the highest since the 2008 economic crisis. The majority of those who are unemployed are the youth and form the majority of the South African population.

24 Jul 2020

Grid Worldwide’s Picks of the Week Edition 14
Grid Worldwide’s Picks of the Week Edition 14Video

Grid Worldwide’s Picks of the Week is a platform we developed during lockdown to showcase best in local music, food, literature, art, and culture along with SMEs for exposure.

Issued by Grid Worldwide 24 Jul 2020

SMEs get logos for Mandela Day
SMEs get logos for Mandela DayArticle

The 67 Logos Designathon on Mandela Day, 18 July 2020, saw designers giving of their valuable time to create unique logos for SMEs in need of professional logo designs - at no cost to the businesses...

22 Jul 2020

How the business rescue process works
How the business rescue process worksArticle

Are you or your clients facing business collapse? The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (Saica) explores practical options relating to the business rescue process and turnaround interventions...

Issued by SAICA 20 Jul 2020

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