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The do's and don'ts of starting a business
The do's and don'ts of starting a businessArticle

While ironing out the big picture strategy, it can be easy to neglect the day-to-day things that have the power to make or break the brand at large...

Issued by Monetary Library 24 Mar 2021

Glencore Ferroalloys launches ESD programme to support local SMMEs
Glencore Ferroalloys launches ESD programme to support local SMMEsArticle

The company launched its first Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Hub in Rustenburg on 1 March 2021...

12 Mar 2021

7 steps to future proof your business
7 steps to future proof your businessArticle

Who knew a year ago, when we left our offices "for a couple of weeks" to work from home, how different our lives, and our businesses would be now?

Fabio Longano 12 Feb 2021

Simple steps to sustainable entrepreneurship
Simple steps to sustainable entrepreneurshipArticle

Job losses due to the Covid pandemic have been extreme. The International Labour Organisation (ILO) reports that in 2020 global working time declined by 8.8%...

Andrew Robinson 4 Feb 2021

The business model has forever been disrupted
The business model has forever been disruptedArticle

Working from home is the new normal but business owners must have the right processes in place to remain productive...

4 Feb 2021

Why spending will be the most important thing to watch in 2021
Why spending will be the most important thing to watch in 2021Article

Here are a few tips that will help businesses properly track and control their spending in the new year...

Issued by SAP Concur 6 Jan 2021

The future uncertain
The future uncertainArticle

As we move into 2021 and beyond, there is a global sense of uncertainty...

Karl Westvig 9 Dec 2020

New marketing realities facing businesses post Covid-19
New marketing realities facing businesses post Covid-19Article

2020 has been a period in which perceptions changed, boundaries moved, and businesses shifted on their traditional, comfortable foundations - leaving branding battling with the new reality...

Andisa Ntsubane 12 Nov 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

4 steps to transforming your small business
4 steps to transforming your small businessArticle

Many entrepreneurs start a business with the dream of scaling it, sustaining it and building it into an asset that has value beyond the sum of the physical things it owns...

Nicolene Scott 5 Nov 2020

Rules, regulations to consider before moving a business into your home
Rules, regulations to consider before moving a business into your homeArticle

The economic impact of Covid-19 has seen many small business owners around the world terminating their leases at shopping centres and office buildings and seeking more affordable options, including working from their homes...

23 Oct 2020

Enterprise Development Programme equips SMMEs with tools to go virtual
Enterprise Development Programme equips SMMEs with tools to go virtualArticle

Transnet Pipelines and The Hope Factory saw the need to equip their current SMMEs on the Enterprise Development Programme for Entrepreneurs with Disability with the tools needed to go 100% virtual...

Issued by SAICA 22 Sep 2020

Agility and flexibility - the IT service provider differentiators
Agility and flexibility - the IT service provider differentiatorsArticle

In a time when tried and tested business plans are being re-evaluated and even redesigned, the highly competitive IT service provider segment needs to set their sights on partnering with the right companies...

Hemant Harie 21 Sep 2020

Hola Business launches business plan training
Hola Business launches business plan trainingArticle

Hola Business is now offering online business plan training for South African entrepreneurs.

17 Sep 2020

Entires open for SME Toolkit-Business/Partners Business Plan Competition
Entires open for SME Toolkit-Business/Partners Business Plan CompetitionArticle

The SME Toolkit-Business/Partners Business Plan Competition provides an opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into a viable business...

2 Sep 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

Franchising and the need for agility during a pandemic
Franchising and the need for agility during a pandemicArticle

The ability to quickly reconfigure strategy, structure, processes, people and technology toward value-creating and value-protecting opportunities is key to survival...

Morne Cronje 17 Aug 2020

Barry O’Byrne, chief executive, global commercial banking, HSBC
After the pandemic: Economic recovery and renewalArticle

Global recessions are seismic events. They shift the tectonic plates on which economies stand, reshaping the commercial landscape as shockwaves upend businesses and livelihoods...

Barry O'Byrne 29 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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Crazy times change behaviour. Forever.Article

Chris Botha, Group MD of Park Advertising says that despite the chaos there is more evidence that we will learn, overcome and possibly emerge from this crisis all the better...

Chris Botha 9 Jul 2020

Measures in place to support farmers amid drought
Measures in place to support farmers amid droughtArticle

Measures have been put in place to support farmers as a result of persisting drought conditions, Deputy President David Mabuza announced during the National Assembly on Tuesday, 23 June...

29 Jun 2020

Make your business stand out during lockdown
Make your business stand out during lockdownArticle

There are still several weeks to go until we could possibly move to level 2. Until then, businesses need to stand out in order to survive. But how?

Vince De Castro 25 Jun 2020

Focus areas for small businesses to achieve success post-lockdown
Focus areas for small businesses to achieve success post-lockdownArticle

As South Africa gradually opens the economy, it may be a little too late for many business owners...

Issued by Small Business Coach 24 Jun 2020

Diversification is key for SMEs to survive
Diversification is key for SMEs to surviveArticle

Diversification has emerged as a key business strategy to help small to medium enterprises (SMEs) negotiate the Covid-19 pandemic...

24 Jun 2020

Motor retailers forced to adapt to new ways of doing business
Motor retailers forced to adapt to new ways of doing businessArticle

Mark Dommisse, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers' Association (Nada), says that preparedness and the willingness of employees to adapt to new ways of doing business are getting the wheels of the retail motor business turning again...

19 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a time
#YouthMonth: How Muzi Shongwe is transforming his community one brick at a timeArticle

Inspired by his late father, Muzi Shongwe's passion for business culminated in Muzi Bricks and Project - a brickmaking business helping build Soshanguve - the community in which he operates...

Sindy Peters 19 Jun 2020

Set realistic goals for your business
Set realistic goals for your businessArticle

The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never scoring. - Bill Copeland.

Futhi Cabe 5 Jun 2020

AndPeople releases free agency startup pack
AndPeople releases free agency startup packArticle

Upon closure of Andpeople, the youth engagement specialist agency is making available a free 'agency startup pack'...

5 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

Tips to navigate these uncertain times
Tips to navigate these uncertain timesArticle

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to expand from a health crisis to an economic one, startups and other small businesses have already felt the pinch...

Manickavel Muthusamy 25 May 2020

CIOs embrace opportunities in post-lockdown market
CIOs embrace opportunities in post-lockdown marketArticle

As South Africa enters another week of the nationwide lockdown, the business focus has shifted from enabling employees to work remotely to now planning for what the new normal is likely to look like...

Tim Wood 25 May 2020

4 ways to prepare your business for the new normal
4 ways to prepare your business for the new normalArticle

How many times have you heard "I can't wait for things to get back to normal" in the past few weeks?

Mohamed Majapa 25 May 2020

How to approach a business turnaround strategy
How to approach a business turnaround strategyArticle

No one could have prepared for the current turmoil the coronavirus has presented...

21 May 2020

The 4 stages of a small business's digital journey
The 4 stages of a small business's digital journeyArticle

Many South African business owners, side-hustlers and freelancers know that it's more urgent than ever to accelerate their digital journey, to help stay active during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Selina Bieber 21 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: At this point, we are stronger apart
#LockdownLessons: At this point, we are stronger apartArticle

Wendy Buffa-Pace, MD at Atlas Copco, shares her experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how her organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 20 May 2020

#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in Africa
#StartupStory: Christopher, the future of AI in AfricaArticle

'The Commodore' shares insights into Christopher Africa, the platform that offers brands the opportunity to tap into consumer micro-moments and conversations on social media using AI...

Evan-Lee Courie 20 May 2020

Simplicity drives success
Simplicity drives successArticle

Businesses change the way they do things in order to improve efficiency, increase revenues and stay competitive. However, many processes, people, or segments of the business are involved in that change...

Christian Pedersen 15 May 2020

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Reframe your business strategy to weather the Covid-19 storm by embracing ecosystems of value and graceArticle

Covid-19 came to be the reset button for our world. There is massive innovation afoot: everything is becoming digital, interaction, distribution channels, and a myriad of new receiving devices to play in this digital space...

Willem S Eksteen 14 May 2020

How to adapt to the 'new normal'
How to adapt to the 'new normal'Article

As many small to medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa reel from the financial repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic...

14 May 2020

Respond, restart and re-create to survive the lockdown
Respond, restart and re-create to survive the lockdownArticle

The outbreak of Covid-19 has caused disruption across the globe and has led to two simultaneous crises...

Kavir Bhoola 14 May 2020

In the "new normal" to come, will plans conceived pre-Covid still be relevant?
In the "new normal" to come, will plans conceived pre-Covid still be relevant?Article

Fast start vs blowout Christmas, what's the new F20 plan?

Richard Wells 12 May 2020

A practical guide of actions for business leaders
A practical guide of actions for business leadersArticle

Experts don't know how long it will take to contain the coronavirus so businesses are challenged with not only preparing for the short-term, but also developing new capabilities and ways of working...

Vukani Mngxati 7 May 2020

Future proof your small business now
Future proof your small business nowArticle

Small businesses are in a tough situation. They are under pressure to implement new technologies to stay competitive in today's fast-moving tech-savvy environment...

Deidre Fryer 6 May 2020

How SMMEs can weather the Covid-19 storm
How SMMEs can weather the Covid-19 stormArticle

Economists forecast that the nationwide lockdown implemented to contain the spread of the coronavirus will have far-reaching economic implications...

Thami Moatshe 4 May 2020

5 practical tips to digitally adapt your business
5 practical tips to digitally adapt your businessArticle

The economic impact of Covid-19 pandemic on global businesses has sparked universal uncertainty and panic...

22 Apr 2020

Want to turbocharge your business plan? Get a coach!
Want to turbocharge your business plan? Get a coach!Article

Everyone with a business will have to initiate, review or most likely rewrite all of their current business plans as a result of the global lockdown...

Jeff Lomey 17 Apr 2020

It's time to look for those hidden opportunities
It's time to look for those hidden opportunitiesArticle

With sombre news dominating the headlines in South Africa and across the globe, it is easy to retract into the shadows, watching and waiting...

17 Apr 2020

A future lesson of history
A future lesson of historyArticle

Business leaders, as humans, are generally poor in detecting and acting on early change signals...

Deon Mbaile 17 Apr 2020

How to boost your business while working from home
How to boost your business while working from homeArticle

Times may seem bleak for small business owners, but this will be a real test of how malleable you are to change, and the most agile will survive...

15 Apr 2020

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