Business

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Consumer Inflation

Higher inflation rate affects poor consumers

The CPI inflation rate for December, shows a slight increase from 5.6% to 5.7% year-on-year, providing the latest insights as to where the household sector is most or least pressured by price increases.

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Business and saving

Saving is Not Only for Rich or Successful Business People

The South African Reserve Bank Quarterly Bulletin report reveals a damning picture of South Africa’s extremely poor level of household savings.

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Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Drinking While Pregnant Can Harm your Unborn Baby

The number of people affected by Foetal Alcohol Syndrome is three to five times more than those with HIV/Aids and it’s also the biggest cause of mental retardation in South Africa, according to the WHO.

Cash Flow

Cash Flow

Cash Flow - Income and Expenditure of Your Business

Cash flow management is the lifeblood of your business because it enables you to track cash as it flows in and out of your business revealing to you the causes ofcash flow shortfalls and surpluses.

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Obesity Disease

Don’t be a Couch Potato

With approximately one child in five SA children overweight and exposed to a number of health risks as they grow older, the International Statistical Classification of Diseases has specified obesity a disease.

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ATMs in townships

High Demand of ATMs in Townships

South Africa’s townships present a wealth of opportunities for local businesses due to the high concentration of people living within the areas that are typically located a distance away from larger retailers.

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Skills Renewal

Entrepreneurs Need Constant Skills Renewal to be Competitive

Long-term business success relies on continual personal growth and taking a short term entrepreneurial course from a reputable learning institution will ensure that you further your skills in special areas.

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Entrepreneur Culture

SA Needs to Adopt a Culture of Entrepreneurship

Approximately 80% of start-ups fail within the first two years of existence. Reasons as to why these businesses fail vary from lack of capital, lack of business skills and a worsening economy.

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Entrepreneurial skills and capital

Entrepreneurs Need Skills and Capital to Sustain their Businesses

Liz Zambonini, the CEO of The Hope Factory says most businesses do not fail because the owner did not work hard – they fail because the owner did not have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed.

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Business assurance

Every business needs business assurance

Some business owners feel business assurance is an expense they cannot afford, or see it as a luxury for established businesses. However every business needs to include business assurance in its budget.