How to fuel creativity in any organisation

Louise Mowbray of Mowbray by Design shares her insights around how to spark creativity and innovation in any organisation.

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How small business can pull extra bang from Black Friday bucks

Offering Black Friday discounts has become an attractive opportunity for local small businesses to increase sales volumes and turnover. According to research conducted by Black Friday Global, 2018 figures showed a […]

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SA Fintech cracks silver for breaking SME funding barriers

Fintech company Retail Capital has won a silver award at the Global SME Finance Awards for its innovation in funding SMEs.

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10 top fuel-saving tips for drivers

Feeling the pain at the pumps? Following four consecutive monthly petrol hikes that have seen prices rise almost R2 per litre up to R16.68/l, now’s the time drivers need to smarten […]

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SMME focus: Flashing Lites

Flashing Lites is a Randburg-based, boutique visual content production studio whose core service offerings are corporate films, live streaming, animation and photography that has a continental footprint and outlook.

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SMME focus: Debar Ceramics

Debar is the only Black owned company providing the service of manufacturing and providing wear-resistant lining products to the mining, power generation, construction and cement manufacturing industries.

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SMME focus: Bruno Engineering

Sicelo Myeni is the Operations Director at Bruno Engineering, a steel fabrication and turnkey engineering projects business based in Wadeville Germiston was founded in 1972.

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“It always works out if you want it bad enough.”

u|Chief chatted to the founder of The Wedding Boutique, Alex Claxton, who shared her memories of the long road to starting and growing a thriving business that now occupies a […]

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Small businesses continue to struggle with load shedding

Small medium and micro-enterprises (SMMEs) are the economic lifeblood of the country. The sector is providing employment to more than eight million South Africans spread across close to five million […]

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How to scale a business

Petro Bothma of Business Partners Limited shares her extensive experience (along with that of the SME Toolkit’s distinguished guest contributors) on how to scale a thriving company.

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Flexible working instrumental to SME success

Co-working spaces and flexible work hours are becoming the norm in the world of SMEs as well as for larger corporates, and it’s helping companies stay competitive and retain their […]

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Zero processing fees key to SMME growth

ABOVE: Mitchan Adams, Thomas Pays, and Lyle Eckstein at the launch of Ozow On 4 April, Payment company Ozow Secure Payments (Ozow) became the first local payment processor to offer ZERO […]

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