08
Feb

Photos: 2013 EOY Cape Town launch

Can entrepreneurship help solve the unemployment crisis in SA?

What do the experts say about unlocking entrepreneurial talent as a solution to address our unemployment crisis? Are we celebrating entrepreneurship and acknowledging entrepreneurs as the heroes of our economy?

These questions and other issues affecting entrepreneurial growth in South Africa will be discussed at the launch of the 2013 Sanlam / Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition.

Keynote speaker: Fred Robertson, a leading figure in the South African business community who co-founded Brimstone Investment Corporation Limited, and is currently Executive Deputy Chairman, Brimstone and Chairman of Lion of Africa Insurance Company Limited, Lion of Africa Life Assurance Company Limited, Sea Harvest Holdings (Proprietary) Limited and House of Monatic (Proprietary) Limited.

05
Apr

2012 EOY launch in Cape Town

The topic of conversation at this years launch was “How will the 2012 budget affect your business going forward?” This question and other issues affecting entrepreneurial growth were discussed at the Kelvin Grove Club on 9 March 2012 during the official Cape Town launch breakfast of the Sanlam / Business Partners 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year® Awards.

The seminar featured an address by Professor Matthew Lester, tackling the 2012 budget and its impact on South African entrepreneurs. Lester, whose credentials include a BCom CTA (Rhodes) and H Dip Tax Law (Wits), is a tax professor at Rhodes University and the winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s award for distinguished teaching in 2001. He also won the SAICA Southern region Honours Tie 2009. Apart from teaching at Rhodes, he also lectures to a wide range of South Africans on money matters and writes the popular weekly column ‘Tax Talk’ in the Sunday Times.

14
Mar

2012 EOY launch keynote address

The 2012 budget and its impact on South African entrepreneurs: Prof Matthew Lester

Lester, whose credentials include a BCom CTA (Rhodes) and H Dip Tax Law (Wits), is a tax professor at Rhodes University and the winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s award for distinguished teaching in 2001. He also won the SAICA Southern region Honours Tie 2009. Apart from teaching at Rhodes, he also lectures to a wide range of South Africans on money matters and writes the popular weekly column ‘Tax Talk’ in the Sunday Times.

 

Tax and small business in South Africa 2012: Part 1

 

Tax and small business in South Africa 2012: Part 2

10
Mar

Photos: 2012 Cape Town launch breakfast

The topic of conversation at this years launch was “How will the 2012 budget affect your business going forward?” This question and other issues affecting entrepreneurial growth were discussed at the Kelvin Grove Club on 9 March 2012 during the official Cape Town launch breakfast of the Sanlam / Business Partners 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year® Awards.

The seminar featured an address by Professor Matthew Lester, tackling the 2012 budget and its impact on South African entrepreneurs. Lester, whose credentials include a BCom CTA (Rhodes) and H Dip Tax Law (Wits), is a tax professor at Rhodes University and the winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s award for distinguished teaching in 2001. He also won the SAICA Southern region Honours Tie 2009. Apart from teaching at Rhodes, he also lectures to a wide range of South Africans on money matters and writes the popular weekly column ‘Tax Talk’ in the Sunday Times.

08
Mar

Photos: 2012 Johannesburg launch breakfast

The topic of conversation at this years launch was “How will the 2012 budget affect your business going forward?” This question and other issues affecting entrepreneurial growth were discussed at the Hyatt Regency in Rosebank on 7 March 2012 during the official Johannesburg launch breakfast of the Sanlam / Business Partners 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year® Awards.

The seminar featured an address by Professor Matthew Lester, tackling the 2012 budget and its impact on South African entrepreneurs. Lester, whose credentials include a BCom CTA (Rhodes) and H Dip Tax Law (Wits), is a tax professor at Rhodes University and the winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s award for distinguished teaching in 2001. He also won the SAICA Southern region Honours Tie 2009. Apart from teaching at Rhodes, he also lectures to a wide range of South Africans on money matters and writes the popular weekly column ‘Tax Talk’ in the Sunday Times.

07
Mar

Tax relief welcome but still not enough incentive for SA small businesses

Although Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has given further tax relief to small businesses and micro-enterprises in his 2012/13 Budget, there still remains very little incentive for small businesses to start… Tax relief welcome but still not enough incentive for SA small businesses

26
Mar

Photos: 2010 EOY launch

The Sanlam/Business Partners Entrepreneur of the Year® competition was officially launched on 25 March 2010 at the Hilton Hotel, Johannesburg.

Nazeem Martin, Managing Director of Business Partners Limited and Jan Steenkamp, Executive Head, Sanlam Cobalt shared the vision of the Entrepreneur of the Year® Project. MC and Project Ambassador for the event was Doreen Morris.