Deep in the industrial boondocks of the Cape Flats there are signs that small businesses could shake off the dead hand of Eskom.
Local companies may be in for lucrative opportunities to supply the multinational retailer
Changes to the BEE codes will affect all small businesses
The jury has been out on whether the new set of labour-broker laws will benefit thousands of temporary workers, but litigation will soar.
A new service on Google has emerged and makes it easy to build professional-looking websites for free, which comes in handy for small businesses.
An increasing number of workers have turned to the law to solve disputes with their employers.
Some small businesses are likely to benefit from minor tax tweaks but there is no relief on the jobs front.
Local engineering firm lands Scottish mine contract with finance from a state-owned company.
South Africa's tax structure leaves smaller companies dangerously out of pocket, they say.
A modernisation programme to digitise local export processes may lie behind the puzzling clampdown that has left local food exporters reeling.