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Foreword Growth is the priority
SACCI’s Business Confidence Index (BCI) declined to 93.0 in May 2019 from 93.7 in April 2019 and was also one index point lower than the 94.0 level in May 2018. The May 2019
11 Jul 2019
An Unsung Story Mentorship can unlock SMMEs
Six years ago, Peterson Khumalo waved goodbye to the comfort of a regular office job, for a less certain future as an entrepreneur. Today, his accounting and auditing firm is
09 Feb 2018
GROWING REGIONAL POTENTIAL Southern Africa as a region has great economic potential
Southern Africa as a region has great economic potential based on both the potential for domestic production and regional and international trade. South Africa needs faster export
07 Jul 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
ENTREPRENEURIAL SPARK CAN TRUMP EDUCATION Entrepreneurial spark can trump education
“Entrepreneurs have a passion, spark, flavour and drive that education can’t give,” according to Martin Ackerman, CFO of Thevia, an innovative green economy
26 Apr 2017
CONGESTED CITIES LEAD THE RE-INVENTION OF THE DELIVERY VEHICLE Hard-pressed small business owners are constantly performing balancing acts
Hard-pressed small business owners are constantly performing balancing acts. On the one hand, highly competitive environments mean that they are forced to increase service levels
20 Apr 2017
RECLAIMING OUR SPACE Using waste to stimulate South African economic growth
With the ever present threat of a downgrade to junk status, high unemployment figures and a shrinking GDP, the South African economy is facing a tough time. The depreciating rand
24 Mar 2017
BUDGET 2017/8 Small businesses should be at the forefront of SA’s growth
Business builders and entrepreneurs can heave a sigh of relief that the Budget Speech for the 2017/8 tax year has not brought with it increases to corporation tax or VAT. At Sage,
27 Feb 2017
DOLLAR STRONG Can a strengthening dollar protect against multiple Fed interest rate hikes?
With the US Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) raising the target federal funds rate by a quarter of a percentage point to between 0.5% and 0.75% in December last year, (marking the first
24 Feb 2017 - B. G.
POCKETS OF GROWTH SA Property Growth Remains Stagnant But Commercial Sector Offers Pockets Of Growth
Nearly a decade since the bottom fell out of the property market, the global financial crisis of 2008 continues to cast its long shadow in South Africa. The gloom is made worse by
24 Oct 2016




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