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Deadline for Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme nears

The Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) is calling for applications for its 2021 TEF Entrepreneurship Programme. With the deadline fast approaching on 31 March 2021...

3 days ago

The power of a purpose-led business: RecruitMyMom

The popularity of 'purpose-driven' companies has grown exponentially over the past decade, and for a good reason. Historically, businesses exploited every opportunity for the sole purpose of maximising profit for shareholders. That said, the reckless exploitation of natural and societal resources for profit is increasing under the spotlight...

Issued by RecruitMyMom 3 days ago

How will new tax and labour legislation affect your business?

2020 will likely forever be remembered for its major challenges, including many personal losses caused by Covid-19. In the wake of a year of lockdowns, job losses, and more, both businesses and staff are looking to the annual Budget Speech happening on 24 February with a mixture of hope and dread...

3 days ago

Prepare for tomorrow by investing in HR today

The pandemic has shone a spotlight into the crevices that often go unnoticed in the business - the human world behind the bottom line that juggled kids, KPIs and a global crisis - and highlighted how important it has become to invest into human resources (HR)...

8 Feb 2021

Employment Tax Incentive: How can it help your business?

In an effort to address SA's high youth unemployment levels, the government introduced the Employment Tax Incentive (ETI) scheme, with the aim of encouraging and incentivising employers to employ the youth. But what exactly are the benefits for employers?

29 Jan 2021

Rethinking entrepreneurship in 2021

Almost 80% of SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in South Africa fail within the first three years. This statistic presents a staggering blow to the South African economy, which is invested in the crucial role of SMEs in stimulating economic growth and providing relief from a shockingly high unemployment rate...

Issued by Wits Plus 27 Jan 2021

5 tips for business continuity in 2021

By the time you read this, South Africa would have been in a state of lockdown for more than 300 days, and there is no end in sight; here or globally...

By Stefano Migliore 22 Jan 2021

Small business scam alert

The Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) has warned SMMEs and co-operatives against sending proposals and paying administration fees for the preapproval of funds to agencies...

21 Jan 2021

How to bridge the gap between HCM and employee relations

In the industrial space, employee relations comprise three critical components which are inextricably linked: employee value propositions, employee wellness, and employee relations. To succeed in the fast-paced economies of today, organisations must employ advanced systems and develop innovative analytics capabilities to ensure these areas flourish...

By René Schoeman 20 Jan 2021

Can SMEs be saved during this economic period?

Analysts are predicting that 60% of SMEs will close before the crisis caused by the pandemic is over. Vital for job creation and growth, protecting SMEs during this period of economic turbulence is critical, but how do we do it?

By Rajan Naidoo 19 Jan 2021

The secret to successful leadership in the 21st century

In the 21st century, there is no unison description, opinion or method of leadership. As we move into a new way of working, theorists will continue to debate and develop new theories. Human beings are intricate. Yet, authentic leadership is the most common management style...

By Nevo Hadas 18 Jan 2021

10 biggest startup layoffs in 2020 hit 25,500

The global economy continues to relish from the coronavirus pandemic, with startups emerging as one of the most affected businesses. As a means of remaining afloat, save money, and readjust their business models, most startups have resolved to roll out massive layoffs...

By Justinas Baltrusaitis 13 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Entrepreneurship

We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2020 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views...

14 Dec 2020

Entrepreneurs are using staff monitoring software to compete with big business

Whilst an economic recession might mean cutting costs and reducing prices to some; others are taking the opportunity to compete with established enterprises...

By Michelle Coetzee, Issued by ERSBio 1 Dec 2020

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