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Cutting costs can help SMEs grow
Cutting costs can help SMEs growArticle

Reducing the cost of supplies, inventory or business operations is common practice amongst many small business owners. Not preserving enough cash could land a business in deep waters...

7 Apr 2021

How to manage cash flow during a crisis
How to manage cash flow during a crisisArticle

Andiswa Bata of FNB Business states that cash flow management is simply the discipline of managing the money coming in and out of your business to avoid liquidity shortfalls.

9 Mar 2021

#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talent
#StartupStory: Creatives Makhado is unlocking SA's creative talentArticle

Creatives Makhado is a platform designed and created by Muvhusi Tshilimandila to discover, uplift and unlock South Africa's creative talent...

Evan-Lee Courie 27 Jan 2021

Experian BDI improves sharply in Q3 2020 following heavily depressed Q2
Experian BDI improves sharply in Q3 2020 following heavily depressed Q2Article

Experian South Africa recently released its quarterly Business Default Index (BDI) for Q3 2020, reflecting a sharp improvement from its extremely depressed level of -3.728 in Q2, to -1.402 in Q3...

24 Dec 2020

What can SMEs expect in 2021?
What can SMEs expect in 2021?Article

If 2020 is anything to go by, it's clear that the ability to adapt and transform as a small business is necessary for survival. To help SMEs prepare for the year ahead, here are some of the most important trends that businesses should be aware of in 2021...

23 Dec 2020

6 tips for successful cash-flow management going into 2021
6 tips for successful cash-flow management going into 2021Article

It is critical that business owners pay close attention to their cash-flow situation to ensure continued success in 2021...

23 Dec 2020

It's time to position your business for 2021
It's time to position your business for 2021Article

As we near the end of what has been a challenging year, now is an ideal time to plan and position your business for 2021...

Jason Mellow 10 Nov 2020

#ConsciousLiving: Greenmovement - environmentally inspired solutions
#ConsciousLiving: Greenmovement - environmentally inspired solutionsArticle

Greenmovement is an energy-innovation centric organisation that aims to create cost-effective, renewable and accessible energy for the African continent...

Evan-Lee Courie 2 Oct 2020

How can we uplift female entrepreneurs?
How can we uplift female entrepreneurs?Article

Whilst female entrepreneurship is on the rise globally, The World Bank's research shows that female entrepreneurs tend to encounter a unique set of challenges in starting and running their businesses...

Andiswa Bata 13 Aug 2020

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How hotel management companies should prepare hotel owners for crisesArticle

No industry experiences smooth sailing all of the time. While you cannot prepare for everything ? we certainly did not foresee a global pandemic sending much of the world into lockdown so swiftly ? it is essential to have strategies in place to be prepared for potential crises...

Guy Stehlik 18 Jun 2020

Jobs Fund crowds-in R800m for inclusive agriculture
Jobs Fund crowds-in R800m for inclusive agricultureArticle

The Jobs Fund Fund, in partnership with Atlantic Black (Pty) Ltd, has leveraged more than R 800m for job creation and broader inclusion of previously disadvantaged individuals in South Africa's agricultural sector...

8 Jun 2020

African businesses must predict cashflow during crisis
African businesses must predict cashflow during crisisArticle

The modern world is facing a unique and unprecedented time. Lockdown and social distancing measures have been introduced across the globe, with South Africa implementing some of the strictest regulations.

Lucy Desai 29 May 2020

French Tech offers virtual mentorship programme
French Tech offers virtual mentorship programmeArticle

French Tech Cape Town & Johannesburg has announced a series of initiatives to support South African tech entrepreneurs to help mitigate the effect of Covid-19...

21 May 2020

Cash flow management advice for SMEs
Cash flow management advice for SMEsArticle

There's no doubt that this is a challenging and uncertain time for South Africa and the rest of the world...

Colin Timmis, 20 May 2020

Ways to keep your cash flow going through Covid-19 pandemic
Ways to keep your cash flow going through Covid-19 pandemicArticle

Many small and medium businesses in South Africa were already facing cash flow challenges before the Covid-19 pandemic...

Viresh Harduth 24 Apr 2020

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

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

3 Apr 2020

#EntrepreneurMonth: Katie Mohammed's got the midas touch
#EntrepreneurMonth: Katie Mohammed's got the midas touchArticle

Television broadcaster, founder and CEO of Brandfusion, Katie Mohammed chats to us this #EntrepreneurMonth...

Evan-Lee Courie 15 Nov 2019

Working your business' core
Working your business' coreArticle

Think of your business like a human body, because in many respects it is: there are systems that need to work together for it to accomplish what it needs to on a daily basis...

Colin Timmis, 27 Aug 2019

Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoid
Supply chain mistakes SMEs should avoidArticle

Considering the tough economic environment, it has never been more important for small businesses in the logistics sector to keep their supply chains healthy and eliminate costly mistakes...

26 Aug 2019

World Entrepreneurs' Day: Tackling late payments together
World Entrepreneurs' Day: Tackling late payments togetherArticle

21 August is World Entrepreneurs' Day (WED). Designed to celebrate entrepreneurs, innovators and leaders around the world...

Colin Timmis, 21 Aug 2019

Optimising cash flow improves chances of sustainability
Optimising cash flow improves chances of sustainabilityArticle

Failure to optimise cash flow is one of the key reasons that could lead startups to shut their doors...

14 Aug 2019

Saving tips for small businesses
Saving tips for small businessesArticle

More than 70% of small businesses struggle to survive the first two years of operation, with poor cash flow management and insufficient funding...

14 Aug 2019

Business boost for Stellenbosch community barber
Business boost for Stellenbosch community barberArticle

Peter Cupido began his barbering career while running a business from his parents' backyard and has since opened his own barbershop in Ida's Valley, Stellenbosch...

9 Jul 2019

Using tech to enhance the future of cash flow management
Using tech to enhance the future of cash flow managementArticle

Cash flow is the main concern of 59% of local small and medium enterprise (SME) owners...

2 Jul 2019

Construction industry should look to proven tech to weather difficult times
Construction industry should look to proven tech to weather difficult timesArticle

With South Africa's construction sector under growing pressure as a result of slow government infrastructure spending and a tightening economy, construction companies should be looking at ways to streamline their business processes...

Andrew Skudder 25 Apr 2019

5 ways for SMEs to prep for the year ahead
5 ways for SMEs to prep for the year aheadArticle

January is always a good time for SMEs to reflect on achievements and challenges from the past 12 months, while preparing for the year ahead...

Jesse Weinberg 21 Jan 2019

Africa farmers need finance that is focused on the entire value chain
Africa farmers need finance that is focused on the entire value chainArticle

Access to finance is needed to unlock Africa's agricultural potential but it cannot be focused on just one aspect of the value chain at the expense of others...

29 Nov 2018

2017 National Small Business Survey reveals rising pressure of employment on SMEs
2017 National Small Business Survey reveals rising pressure of employment on SMEsArticle

The SME community is expected to provide 90% of new employment opportunities by 2030, according to the National Development Plan, making SMEs the driving force behind South Africa's economy...

2 Nov 2017

#EntrepreneurMonth: Go out there and do something that you love
#EntrepreneurMonth: Go out there and do something that you loveArticle

A startup born in a dorm room in 2007 is now a successful business with 36 stores around the country. To date, weFix has expertly repaired smartphones as well as tablets, laptops, and DJI drones for over 700,000 customers...

Ilse van den Berg 19 Oct 2017

Building wealth through multiple properties
Building wealth through multiple propertiesArticle

Many individuals who already own more than one property mistakenly overlook key principles of wealth creation that could potentially unlock their ability to grow their property portfolios...

Praven Subbramoney 17 Aug 2017

SME retailers must adapt to survive
SME retailers must adapt to surviveArticle

The retail sector is one of the toughest to operate in, especially for a small business, as South Africans' discretionary spend narrows and consumers feel the pinch...

19 Jul 2017

How cash flow can kill profitable businesses
How cash flow can kill profitable businessesArticle

Three out of every five companies in South Africa fail, whilst showing a profit, because profit and cash flow are not directly linked nor are they both equal measures of success...

Frank Knight 18 Jul 2017

Gary Stocks
Embracing digital disruption to drive banking transformation in AfricaArticle

Although traditional banks have retained their advantage of established trust relationships with customers, advancing digital disruption will erode profitability unless they can respond...

Gary Stocks 1 Jul 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Cash flow management essentialsArticle

Here are some tips to help you manage your cash flow: you will need to know what contributes to determining cash flow. You will need to know the breakeven point. Focus more on how much money you have than on making a profit...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 4 May 2016

Economic indicators that SMEs should monitor
Economic indicators that SMEs should monitorArticle

As the country struggles to meet its growth targets, small businesses will once again be put in the spotlight since they will be the hardest hit should South Africa fall into recession...

16 Feb 2016

Ten tips to overcome the impact of the drought
Ten tips to overcome the impact of the droughtArticle

The current drought, being escalated by a strong El Nino and global warming, has had the biggest impact on the income and survival of farmers since 1992...

26 Jan 2016

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SAA must leave nestArticle

State-owned enterprises such as SA Airways "must stand on their own two feet", Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said...

Bianca Capazorio and Sipho Masombuka 15 Jan 2016

Needing finance? Tips for growing businesses to access funding
Needing finance? Tips for growing businesses to access fundingArticle

Applying for finance in South Africa as a small or growing business owner can be a slow, frustrating and disappointing process...

3 Nov 2015

Red tape, lack of funding, legal compliance slows SME growth
Red tape, lack of funding, legal compliance slows SME growthArticle

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) has released its annual SME Insight Survey, which provides meaningful insights into SMEs' frustrations and current attitudes to entrepreneurship...

1 Oct 2015

Delayed payments have a detrimental impact on SMEs
Delayed payments have a detrimental impact on SMEsArticle

South African business owners have average confidence levels of 62% that customers will pay them in the stipulated time frame...

28 Sep 2015

SA Taxi launches credit management campaign
SA Taxi launches credit management campaignArticle

SA Taxi is rolling out a five-year campaign focused on educating operators about credit management...

25 Sep 2015

Retail industry barriers limit growth of small manufacturers in SA
Retail industry barriers limit growth of small manufacturers in SAArticle

Competing in the FMCG space is a survival of the fittest - and the fittest are often the established giants of the manufacturing world who have oodles of cash flow to back supply-and-demand needs...

Michael Wood and Sane Mdlalose 18 Sep 2015

Steady cash flow will ensure a flourishing business
Steady cash flow will ensure a flourishing businessArticle

South Africans often do not have accumulated savings to dip into in times of need...

21 Jul 2015

Nedbank and Kaya FM bring free seminars on cashflow management to small business
Nedbank and Kaya FM bring free seminars on cashflow management to small businessArticle

Aspiring entrepreneurs and small business owners in Johannesburg are set to benefit from an upcoming free business seminar to be held at the Henley Business School, Sunninghill, on 8 July...

Issued by KAYA 959 8 Jul 2015

Success of small businesses depends on government collaboration
Success of small businesses depends on government collaborationArticle

SMEs contribute approximately 40% to South Africa's economy, with 50% to 60% of new jobs being created in the sector...

23 Apr 2015

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