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Standard Bank SA is the largest operating entity of Standard Bank Group, Africa’s largest bank by assets. Standard Bank SA provides the full spectrum of financial services, with more than 720 branches and over 7 100 ATMs. Independent surveys of customer satisfaction consistently place Standard Bank at or near the top of their rankings. The personal and business banking unit offers banking and other financial services to individuals and small-to-medium enterprises. For further information, go to

UCount Rewards For Business Offers So Much More Than Rewards Points

UCount Rewards just got even better with UCount Rewards for business.

Latest Trends Driving Retail Today

Want to know what insights the retail & wholesale up-and-comers & successes had to share at our Retail & Wholesale Immersion event held in Maboneng?

Your Business Can Now Cash In On UCount Rewards

That’s why the financial institution will soon introduce UCount Rewards for Business, an SME-focused spin-off of the immensely popular UCount Rewards.

New GX: From Start-Up To Potential Listing In Just Over A Decade

Investing in and assisting start-ups in South Africa’s infrastructure sectors achieve their growth potential has seen family-owned investment company New GX Capital grow from a start-up to an established enterprise.

Giraffe Sticks Its Neck Out For Job Seekers

To date more, than 120 000 South Africans have registered on Giraffe, a job-finding app designed and developed by two entrepreneurs who took the frustrations of jobseekers and employers alike to heart.

Trading A Cup Of Coffee For A Day At School

Jaco De Witt, Founder of coffee shop Roast Republic, on how to stay relevant.

Female-Power Getting On With The Business Of Building The Nation

Dr Thandi Ndlovu of Motheo Construction on her dramatic career change that made her a powerhouse.

Successful Entrepreneurs Limit The Downside To Maximise Profits In The Future

The year ahead will be tough, but commercial businesses that can process increased complexity and drive an entrepreneurial agenda are likely to outperform, says Standard Bank.

Spring-clean Your Business and Bear the Fruits of Increased Efficiencies

As the year draws to a close - the time may come when you should look at cleaning out those old files and do a recon.

What Tradesmen Should Consider Before Starting their Own SME

SME success for tradesmen requires additional financial skills.

There’s No Better Time than Now to Start Innovating

SME’s must embrace innovation to remain competitive in today’s market.

Taking the Entrepreneurial Leap? Get Your Spouse on Board

The journey of starting a business is a challenging one, with the initial excitement and enthusiasm giving way to gut-wrenching effort and sacrifice.

New Merchant Online: Peace of Mind for Business Owners

Standard Bank has launched a new self-service online platform that has been designed to save merchants time and money by giving them total control over their card administration.

How to Put your Small Business in the Best Position to Get Credit from...

There are specific ways in which you can reassure a bank that your business is capable of repaying any money they lend you, increasing your chances of acquiring credit

How to Fund your Small Business

Looking to fund your new venture? Here are some ways to find funding and how to be better prepared before you ask for funding.

3 Ways to Fund Your Franchise (and 3 Ways You Should Not)

There are numerous options available to fund a franchise. Careful evaluation and management of these options should see you on the path to commercial success and wealth.

Build your Business Legacy through Succession Planning

Advice on building your succession planning with your family.

How to Build Skills, Loyalty and Profits With Staff Training

Ethel Nyembe, Head of Small Enterprise at Standard Bank, weighs in on how to build skills and loyalty with your staff.


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