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Winners of the 2020 South African Small Business Awards announced
November 20, 2020

Ending off its 12th successive year, the NSBC in association with World Famous Events has announced at a virtual gala event for South Africa’s Top 20 Finalists, Special Award Winners and the Main Category Award Winners for the 2020 South African Small Business Awards. These prestigious awards have gathered a diverse range of entries all…

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The Current Economic Environment and its Impact on SMEs Q4 2020
November 09, 2020

The US elections have captured everyone’s attention recently, and the only good thing to come out of this all-consuming reality TV show? The Rand strengthening.  Everyone knows that there are two sides to every story, and often it’s hard to appreciate the good without seeing the bad. Us South African’s definitely know a thing or…

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The SME’s Guide to Stocking up for Black Friday and Christmas in 2020
November 02, 2020

With the 2020 festive season fast approaching, many SMEs are gearing up for their busiest business period – and it all begins with the larger-than-life precursor otherwise known as Black Friday. Here are six things to consider to ensure you’re prepared for the upcoming holiday period: 1. Forecast, forecast, forecast If you sell a manufactured…

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6 Things Every SME Should Consider When Hiring Year-End Staff
October 30, 2020

The holiday period can be an especially manic one for many SMEs. From Black Friday to Christmas, you may be in need of more manpower depending on the industry you’re in. But before you panic-hire a part-time team at the last minute, consider these six things: 1. Expectation vs reality If you’re expecting a potential…

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Accessing business funding during Covid-19 and beyond
August 21, 2020

EasyBiz Technologies + Bridgement webinar (July 2020) EasyBiz Technologies hosted a webinar with Bridgement that highlighted how businesses can best navigate and adapt to the “new norm” as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Daniel Golderg, CEO and founder of Bridgement, explored the various funding options available to South Africa’s SMEs during Covid-19. Goldberg painted…

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How to avoid a 10% penalty from SARS this 2020 tax season
August 13, 2020

Debt and taxes in the time of Corona Benjamin Franklin is often quoted as saying that there are only two things certain in life: death and taxes. Some say that the quote originated in the book written by famous author Daniel Defoe, The Political History of the Devil. Regardless of who coined the phrase, two…

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Make your .ZA site compliant with Covid-19 regulations for free, in seconds
April 03, 2020

If your business’s website domain is registered in the .ZA namespace – which, considering over 1.3-million domains currently are, is highly likely – you’ll know about the recent government regulations issued in terms of the Disaster Management Act. Namely, that all South African website owners must provide a link to the Department of Health’s Covid-19…

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Key takeaways from the President’s State of the Nation Address for SMEs
February 14, 2020

Capetown – President Cyril Ramaphosa used his State of the Nation address on Thursday to demonstrate the government’s success in promoting the commercial sector, SMEs in particular. There are three key takeaways from his speech for business owners. Rapid increase in power generation The ongoing power outages are an issue affecting everyone in the country….

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