Business

From side hustle to main hustle

, Feb 26, 2021

The dream of being your own boss is a driving factor for many when it comes to striking out on their own. But the idea of starting a business from scratch without a safety net...

POPIA: What employers need to know

, Feb 3, 2021

The Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA), which came into force on 1 July 2020, places several obligations on employers in terms of managing employees' personal...

Improve your small business

, Nov 22, 2020

Mobile technology (such as smartphones) has been a game-changer for small business owners over the past 10 years, allowing them the flexibility to work wherever they are and putting...

Own your own home!

, Nov 11, 2020

Strange as it may seem, right now is an excellent time to buy your first property. A record low repo rate of 3,50%, the lowest since 1973, and record high home-loan...

Funding and support for your SME

, Sep 14, 2020

Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) MCEP (manufacturing competitiveness enhancement programme) COVID-19 PROGRAMME Target market Companies that manufacture and provide essential...

The CIPC’s new compliance checklist

, Jul 23, 2020

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) has introduced a new requirement for all South African companies to declare their compliance with specific sections of the...

Do you have a valid will?

, Jun 23, 2020

As a small business owner, what will happen when you die? What happens to your family? What happens to your business? Small business owners need to plan their estate more carefully than...

NuPay makes microfinance a breeze

, Jun 18, 2020

The microfinance industry in South Africa is extremely important to many South Africans who are unable to receive loans from banks. The payment stream in South Africa used predominantly by...