SMES

New banks circle small businesses

TymeBank, Bank Zero and Capitec are all looking for ways to woo businesses – including SMMEs – on to their books

Four ways to give township entrepreneurs a much-needed boost

If they are going to be the job creators that policymakers hope for, a major overhaul of mindsets and infrastructure will be necessary

Letters to the editor: May 3 to 9

Our readers write in about plastic waste, SMEs, humanism, and restitution

Greece’s business backbone nears breaking

SMEs in Greece are having trouble keeping their shops open.

Small businesses could lose

New BEE code requires business support programmes if it is to reach SMMEs.

Labour policies trouble little enterprises

Despite the state supporting them in theory, small firms are battling in a tough environment.

Google gives small business a leg up

The DTI has thrown its weight behind a Google initiative to get small businesses online and called for big companies to partner with the state.

Massmart, standards bureau sign SME quality agreement

Massmart and the South African Bureau of Standards have signed an agreement to help small businesses improve their product quality.

Development finance bodies ‘key for African SMEs’

Development finance institutions are crucial for small and medium-sized enterprisesacross Africa who struggle to gain access to finance for expansion.

SMEs better at keeping score

The balanced scorecard, which is not obsessed with ownership, has made compliance easier.

Latest

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories