Entrepreneurs and Small Business
Joining Forces Township entrepreneurs joining forces
Undaunted by a lack of support for female entrepreneurs in Cape Town's townships, a group of Khayelitsha businesswomen simply set up their own organisation to empower women making
31 Aug 2018
Survivalist to sustainability Eastern Cape entrepreneurs see results
From stagnation to a growing business in nine months – that’s the result seen by Sterkspruit entrepreneur Lorraine Makgoantle after completing a business development
13 Aug 2018
OBSERVATIONS FOR ENTREPRENEURS TO CONSIDER There are no rules to entrepreneurship. People often wax lyrical about following certain formulae for success, and globally, millions of books are sold on the promise of riches.
Sure, we can all learn from others and it is true that successful entrepreneurs are open to learning, but there is no magic formula here. Having said that, I thought I would share
08 May 2018
EDUCATION INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP Time means that education is either about communicating content or teaching people to think. If you focus on communicating content, like getting through the CAPS Curriculum each year, you will not be able to adequately deliver on teaching learners to think.
If you focus on teaching learners to think, you can feed them as much content as you want and they will be able to interpret, understand and use that content as and when they
08 Jan 2018
SMME OPPORTUNITY ROADSHOW Taking SMMEs to the next level
“No business can grow in isolation,” said Henry van Deventer, Head of Wealth Development at Old Mutual, speaking at the SMME Opportunity Roadshow 2017 that culminated
27 Nov 2017
WHY SMME's FAIL The historically high level of SMME failures is a serious impediment to job creation in SA
The historically high level of SMME failures is a serious impediment to job creation in South Africa, but recent research by Cranefield College is shining a light on the path to
29 Jun 2017
2014 Budget proposals supportive of SME industry Implementation a challenge
Though the 2014/15 Budget has outlined numerous plans to stimulate the development of both the small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, as well as entrepreneurs.
14 Mar 2014
Serco enjoys growth spurt New site expected to be operational in March
Leading truck body and trailer manufacturing company, Serco, is expanding its premises in Phoenix Industrial Park in Durban.
27 Feb 2014
Renew My Car is launching in SA 3M partnership with Australian mobile accident repairer creates SME opportunities and jobs in South Africa
Renew My Car has launched in South Africa, creating new business opportunities in the mobile cosmetic car repair industry for budding entrepreneurs regardless of gender or education.
27 Feb 2014
Small business Top backup tips for SMEs: protect your valuable data from load shedding problems
Although the South African power crisis is being addressed, the local market can still expect the possibility of load shedding, creating a challenge for businesses to say the least
04 Dec 2013 - D. B.
Human Capital Burnout is best stopped before it starts, research shows
Managing stress and burnout in employees lowers absenteeism rates, increases productivity and decreases the costs associated with high staff turnover
04 Dec 2013 - Z. D.
Small business Franchising is the best business choice for success
Jeanne Geldenhuys , Managing Executive of Scooters Pizza, a fast food chain that forms part of the Taste Holdings group, explains why franchising is the best business for entrepreneurs
21 Oct 2013 - S. R.
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