The Skills Prospects From Renewable Energy

Is the green energy sector a dark horse for employment? James Francis finds out.

Buying Local Stimulates Economic Growth

Buying local may well be the answer not only to various COVID-19 challenges, but also to stimulating job creation and economic growth, writes Denise Mhlanga.

What Is Needed To Drive Youth Employment?

High-impact, innovative job creation initiatives are needed to respond to the country’s increasing youth unemployment crisis, reports Anél Lewis.

True Grit

Tenacious entrepreneurs make their mark.

The Demand For Teaching And Nurturing Entrepreneurs

With SA’s high unemployment figures, more should be done to support entrepreneurs, writes Delia du Toit.

Surprisingly Sandton

Dawn is breaking on Sandton’s gemstone age, writes Mart-Marié du Toit.

Opening A Business In Australia

Peter Borain moved from South Africa to Australia almost twenty years ago, bought a small moving company and grew it into a successful, national brand called “MetroMovers.”

Big Boost For Bid To Create Jobs In KZN

Skills development in KwaZulu-Natal has received a massive boost with the launch of a R7.9-billion set of training programmes expected to benefit almost 160 000 students. Dale Hes reports.

Capital Gains

Despite a reputation for conservatism, Tshwane is catching up. Mart-Marié du Toit looks at the evolution of Snor City’s life-work balance.

It’s Not How You Start…

Entrepreneurs may have the right idea and the will to succeed, but are often bogged down by lack of finance and critical business skills. Caiphus Kgosana investigates where entrepreneurs can find assistance. 

By The Numbers

Cloud services make SME accounting simple. Nafisa Akabor wonders why so many are still doing their books by hand.

The Demand For Teaching And Nurturing Entrepreneurs

With SA’s high unemployment figures, more should be done to support entrepreneurs, writes Delia du Toit.

Growing The Pool Of Women-Owned Businesses

Organisations and programmes empowering women to become successful entrepreneurs and business leaders are critical to transforming the status quo, writes Taschica Pillay.

The New Industrialists

Soria Hay rounds up the proposed amendments to the Codes of Good Practice on B-bBEE.

Making It In Finance And Insurance

Katherine Graham speaks to three women about their journey to the financial services industry.

Waking Beauty

Cape Town is buzzing, and it’s not only the throngs of tourists and artisanal gin factories making a din. Keith Bain takes a closer look at what’s driving the Mother City’s entrepreneurial spirit, and why this southernmost African outpost has become a start-up business hub.

Being Nimble

The principles of software development are infiltrating general business practices, says Carolyn de Kock, but can a corporate really be lean and agile?

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De Beers And UN Women Empower Women In Limpopo

The programme, which is scheduled to facilitate the first phase of workshops in October 2018, will provide training to enhance understanding of business concepts.

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Incubating Success

Megan Ellis looks at how business incubators and accelerators are helping entrepreneurs survive in a tough environment.

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5 New Agritech Start-Ups In Africa

Entrepreneurs across Africa are using technology to create sustainable solutions to some of the biggest problems faced by the agricultural sector, writes Lungelo Shezi.