Business

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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.

Brewers tasting beer

Alcohol and health

Keeping Healthy with Alcohol

The consumption of alcohol can have beneficial or harmful effects depending on the age and other characteristics of the person consuming alcohol, amount consumed and specifics of a situation.

Ferdi Booysen, Greenlight Product Manager at Old Mutual.

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.

Dr Thami Mazwai

Small and big businesses compete

Small Businesses Must Compete With Retailers – Dr Mazwai

Poor management and lack of proper market research are some of the constraints faced by the small and medium enterprises in South Africa, according to Dr Thami Mazwai from the University of Johannesburg's CSBD.

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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.

business and saving

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.

Zanele Twala

Zanele Twala

She’s in the Forefront of Transforming Educatio

The newly appointed executive director at Bridge, Zanele Twala, is a seasoned manager with a wealth of knowledge about the role of civil society in contributing towards transformation.

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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.

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.

School pupils in Diepsloot

Drinking Age

Government Wants to Raise Drinking Age to 21

Nearly 80% of a group of surveyed Gauteng high school pupils regularly consume alcohol, according to findings released by the University of South Africa’s Bureau for Market Research.