Business

Business and saving

, Dec 9, 2012

In the latest South African Reserve Bank (SARB) Quarterly Bulletin, the second quarter household net savings stuck for the fourth consecutive quarter on 0% of disposable income. The SARB...

ATMs in townships

, Dec 9, 2012

South Africa’s townships present a wealth of opportunities for local businesses due to the high concentration of people living within the areas that are typically located a distance...

Business assurance

, Aug 26, 2012

Some business owners feel business assurance is an expense they cannot afford, or see it as a luxury for established businesses. Although it’s true business assurance can be...

Alcohol and health

, Aug 26, 2012

The consumption of alcohol can have beneficial or harmful effects depending on the age and other characteristics of the person consuming alcohol, amount consumed and specifics of a...

Entrepreneurial skills and capital

, Aug 26, 2012

According to Liz Zambonini, the chief executive of The Hope Factory, an established Enterprise Development Initiative of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants, most...

Drinking Age

, Aug 26, 2012

Nearly 80% of a group of surveyed Gauteng high school pupils regularly consume alcohol, according to findings released by the University of South Africa’s Bureau for Market Research...

Cash Flow

, Aug 26, 2012

Cash flow management is the lifeblood of your business because it enables you to track cash as it flows in and out of your business revealing to you the causes ofcash flow shortfalls and...

Zanele Twala

, Aug 26, 2012

The newly appointed executive director at Bridge, Zanele Twala, is a seasoned manager with a wealth of knowledge about the role of civil society in contributing towards transformation. She...

Kelli Givens

, May 16, 2012

Today, very few people dedicate their lives wholeheartedly to helping impoverished communities and to changing socio-economic patterns. Then we met Kelli Givens — Chief Executive for...

Small and big businesses compete

, May 16, 2012

Poor management and lack of proper market research are some of the constraints faced by the small and medium enterprises in South Africa, according to Dr Thami Mazwai, Director for the...

Customer Service

, May 15, 2012

“Service can either make a customer come back to you or chase them straight to your competitor’s door”, says Demographica Brand Manager, Megan Louw.  Marketing is a...

Health and Safety

, May 15, 2012

A key to good health and safety practice is a management system, one that can help you take control of any incident that may occur at your outlet — such a having a First Aid Kit...