Research compiled by the University of Applied Sciences in Germany in 2016 has shown that only 20% – 30% of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in South Africa survive longer… Getting the most out of a mid-year review
Entrepreneurial lessons from generations of entrepreneurs Picturing a typical entrepreneur – the chances are you visualize a young, mission-driven techie with a mind-blowing idea that will make him or her… Finding the start-up sweet spot
By Byron Jeacocks Regional General Manager, BUSINESS/PARTNERS Nothing is as important to the financial health of a growing small business as the constant, predictable flow of cash, because if the… Ten tips for managing the lifeblood of your business
By Gugu Mjadu Spokesperson for the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS. Globally, women experience many barriers to equal economic participation. The Establishing a baseline… Closing the funding gap for women entrepreneurs
By Ben Bierman Managing Director at Business Partners Limited Zig Ziglar, renowned American author and motivational speaker said: You don’t build a business. You build people and people build the… Tips for small business owners to keep their employees motivated
By Jannie Rossouw Head: Sanlam Business Market It is my experience as a consumer and sample of one, that the level of professionalism in business is on the decline. The… What can you do to be more professional in business?
The recently released 2017-18 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report for South Africa revealed that entrepreneurial activity in the country is at its highest level since 2013. The report also shows… Report reveals that 2017 entrepreneurial activity in SA 4.1% higher than 2016
By Ben Bierman Managing Director at Business Partners Limited The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor South Africa 2016/2017 reports that two-thirds (67%) of small businesses closed in 2016 either because they were… Nine tips for entrepreneurs to attract investors and secure funding