Don't be caught short with corporate governance and GDPR compliance
Don't be caught short with corporate governance and GDPR compliance

As implementation of new EU General Data Protection Regulations continues, many South African companies are finding themselves unprepared and likely to face stiff penalties if they don't seek compliance as a matter of urgency.

By Stuart Scanlon 19 hours ago

#FLS2018: The big business opportunity of franchising
#FLS2018: The big business opportunity of franchising

Over three-quarters of franchisee owners are optimistic about the future. This optimism is translated into the growth of franchises' contribution to the GDP of South Africa - growing from 9% in 2014 to 15% today.

By Danette Breitenbach 1 day ago

5 reasons why coworking spaces work for entrepreneurs
5 reasons why coworking spaces work for entrepreneurs

Coworking spaces are designed to be dynamic by offering functionality and flexibility and are particularly well-suited for companies and entrepreneurs who want to grow their businesses.

1 day ago

Business rescue or liquidation - when to choose which
Business rescue or liquidation - when to choose which

A recent trend that has emerged in South African businesses shutting their doors is to opt for the path of business rescue, as opposed to liquidation. While many believe that a business rescue process is only implemented to stall a liquidation, thereby also frustrating the creditors of a company, this is not the case.

By Faith Ngwenya 1 day ago

Janine Espin, MD of Economic Development Solutions
What happens to the community when a mine closes?

When mines scale down or close down, the impact on the surrounding community is significant. The burning question is: can the blow be softened?

By Janine Espin 1 day ago

Say YES to effective BEE
Say YES to effective BEE

BEE Novation, one of South Africa`s leading transformation consultancies, will be hosting a series of national one-day seminars dealing with the latest developments in transformative BEE and the benefits of implementation of the YES initiative. This is the only event that will feature YES and the DTI, supported by Izwilethu.

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 2 days ago

#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications
#EntrepreneurMonth: Easy access to criminal records, identity verifications

MyImprint, a tech startup that provides easy access to criminal record and identity verifications, is the first of its kind to innovate a digital consent verification system in South Africa, making it a completely paperless system from start to finish.

By Evan-Lee Courie 3 days ago

2018 South African Small Business Award winners
2018 South African Small Business Award winners

The National Small Business Chamber (NSBC), in association with World Famous Events, announced South Africa's 2018 small business and entrepreneur champions today, 9 November 2018.

9 Nov 2018

Workshop17 takes 'Best Coworking Space' title in Southern Africa Startup Awards
Workshop17 takes 'Best Coworking Space' title in Southern Africa Startup Awards

One of 75 local finalists shortlisted across 15 categories, Workshop17 was named Best Coworking Space - South Africa, at the recent Southern Africa Startup Awards.

9 Nov 2018

Award-winning entrepreneur, business and life strategist, leadership expert and international speaker, Sandras Phiri.
Love what you do, believe in it and strive to serve more and more people

Cape Town-based, award-winning entrepreneur, business and life strategist, leadership expert and international speaker Sandras Phiri is the director for Startup Grind South Africa, which educates, inspires and connects entrepreneurs, with a focus to connect small business owners and share skills. He is also the CEO and founder of Africa Trust Academy, a productivity and high-performance consulting company.

By Juanita Pienaar 8 Nov 2018

The Google walkout is a watershed moment in 21st century labour activism
The Google walkout is a watershed moment in 21st century labour activism

That 20,000 Google employees walked off the job last week is a watershed event, a hugely significant symbolic development for labour relations in the 21st century.

By Michael Walker 8 Nov 2018

2018 SARA Reward Award winners
2018 SARA Reward Award winners

The South African Reward Association (SARA)'s annual Reward Awards, which celebrates innovation, business acumen and technical expertise in the financial and non-financial aspects of pay structures, was held at the Wanderer's Club, Johannesburg, on 3 November 2018. The awards were sponsored by Remuneration Consultants and 21st Century.

8 Nov 2018

ConCourt ruling and what Woolies could have done differently
ConCourt ruling and what Woolies could have done differently

Businesses have a number of options when wanting to revisit their workforce models and solutions. The Constitutional Court judgement in the Woolworths matter requires that this is done properly to pass legal muster.

By Jonathan Goldberg 8 Nov 2018