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Can Your Business Survive A Recession?

We are in an economic downturn and managing a business through an economic recession may be the toughest challenge an entrepreneur is ever faced with.

‘Creative Industries Can Drive Economic Growth, Job Creation’ – Report

South African Cultural Observatory (SACO) Chief Research Strategist Prof Jen Snowball’s recent paper with Serge Hasidi on cultural employment in South Africa explores the role of the Cultural and Creative Industries (CCIs) in facilitating job creation and economic growth in South Africa.

FASA Franchise Award Winners Succeed Against The Odds

The Franchise Association of South Africa’s Franchise Awards for Excellence in Franchising, sponsored by Sanlam and held this past week-end as part of their annual Franchise Business Festival, honoured those franchise brands that have bucked the negative trends to show resilience and growth in these trying times.

Startupbootcamp InsurTech Present 2017 FastTrack Tour

The 2017 FastTrack tour will be coming to Johannesburg on 14 August and Cape Town 17 August 2017. These sessions are free of charge and are aimed at giving young InsurTech start-ups the opportunity to engage with industry experts.

Nine SMMEs Awarded Contracts Worth R30 Million By Coega

Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs) in the Eastern Cape are getting a much needed boost from the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) following its investment of R30 million in SMMEs to complete various construction projects in the Coega Special Economic Zone (SEZ).

Tender Process For The Tough-Minded

Speaking of transparency in the same sentence as tendering to government; surely not? Chartered accountant [CA(SA)] Julius Mojapelo, Senior Executive for the Public Sector, at the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) sets the record straight.

What Do Future Jobs Look Like And How Do We Prepare For Them?

Attend the 2017 Future of HR Summit which will focus on the future of jobs in SA and how we could use our time preparing for it.

Call For SA Innovators & Entrepreneurs To Enter R1 Million Reality Show

South African innovators and entrepreneurs could win R1 Million in prize money thanks to Hangman – Cell C’s online reality show which aims to uncover South Africa’s greatest innovator.

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship Open On The 30 June 2017

The Allan Gray Orbis Foundation offers an opportunity like no other and its high school Scholarship opportunity is available to all current Grade 6 learners.

(Infographic) Awethu App For Economic Transformation

Awethu Project launches new mobile App to grow young, black informal economy in South Africa.

Radical Partnership Leads To Youth Employment And Transformative Education

As we approach the end of Youth Month, we reflect on the two most urgent challenges facing young South Africans: Education and employment.

Crack The Hackers – 8 Business Tips

NHS attack reminder to stop hacks in tracks.

Franchises – The Key To Employment And Economic Growth

South Africans will soon have the opportunity to sample coffee from Starbucks, dine Parisian-style at Café Rouge, savour sublime patisserie from Paul, and enjoy top-notch tacos from Las Iguanas.

Bright Ideas At The 10th SA Innovation Summit

Bright ideas will be shared at the SA Innovation Summit, taking place from 6 to 8 September 2017 at the Cape Town Stadium.

SA Small Business To Grow Through Funding, Market Exposure

South African SMEs stand a chance of securing funding, market exposure and new partnerships through the annual Eskom Business Investment Competition (BIC) and the Small Business Expo 2017.

Tsogo Sun Gives Entrepreneurs A Platform To Show And Grow

A Supplier Showcase hosted on 21 June has provided market and development access for small, medium and micro enterprises.

Uwin Iwin Incentives Hits The United Kingdom Shores

As of 14 June 2017, Uwin Iwin Incentives UK LTD will be open for trade in the United Kingdom Market. This is a further expansion to an already impressive network of global offices.

The Barloworld Siyakhula Incubation Hub (BSIH): Helping To Foster Youth Entrepreneurship

Through the recently launched Barloworld Siyakhula Incubation Hub (BSIH), enterprise and supplier development within the Barloworld group is set for a major boost.
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Women Empowerment: The Solution For The Future

It is whether we as women can retrain ourselves and understand that we have the right to lead, to make decisions and to take risks.


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