Small, Medium and Micro Enterprise (SMME)

 
SMEs hobbled by funding gap
SMEs hobbled by funding gap
Small businesses are routinely cited as the answer to South Africa’s stubborn 26.7% unemployment rate. But startups, micro-enterprises, and small...
New SANRAL policy pushes transformation in construction and engineering sectors
New SANRAL policy pushes transformation in construction and engineering sectors
The final version of a new policy adopted by the South African National Roads Agency SOC Limited (SANRAL) that intends to reshape the construction...
Letters to the Editor: June 22 to 28
Letters to the Editor: June 22 to 28
Post–1994, a considerable proportion of previously oppressed South Africans have gained access to basic services such as water and sanitation,...
Only beneficiation will stamp out
Only beneficiation will stamp out
The Youth Employment Service (YES) launched by President Cyril Ramaphosa this week has been cautiously welcomed by organised labour, which insists...
Makhura plans Gauteng’s facelift
Makhura plans Gauteng’s facelift
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says plans to establish a bank owned by the provincial government will form an integral part of the administration’s turnaround strategy to grow the economy and create much-needed jobs....
Gauteng plans to give its townships a business and lifestyle facelift
Gauteng plans to give its townships a business and lifestyle facelift
Gauteng premier David Makhura has announced the implementation of a drive to shut down illegally operating foreign-owned businesses in townships,...
Gigaba budgets R2.1-billion for small business
Gigaba budgets R2.1-billion for small business
A fund with an allocation of R2.1-billion over the medium term is being developed between the departments of small business, science and technology...
Lindiwe Zulu laments inadequate budget
Lindiwe Zulu laments inadequate budget
Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu says the R1.4-billion budget allocated to her department is not enough to provide support to small...
Small enterprises are embracing a new inclusive business model
Small enterprises are embracing a new inclusive business model
Earlier this year about 50 spaza shop owners in Gauteng got together and decided it made more financial sense to buy together, in bulk, the baked...
From unemployed to top dog
From unemployed to top dog
Hot Dog Café is a remarkable franchise. Certainly not because of its product, which is exactly what the name says. Also not because it targets the...

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