Business

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Evaluating your risk

Is your business home-based and do you have proper insurance cover?

Running a business from home is a convenient choice for many entrepreneurs. It gives you flexibility and precious family time and helps to keep overheads low.

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Handwashing and the law

5 reasons to wash your hands when handling food

All in all, paying attention to hand hygiene just makes sense!

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Are you funding-ready?

Win a copy of the SMME Kit to Access Funding!

South Africa presents massive opportunities for entrepreneurs, and significant support and funding is now available for start-ups and SMEs ready to move to the next phase in their businesses.

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5 ways to drive traffic and sales

Build on your success and compete with the big guys with these clever in-store activations

To stay competitive, you need to give them compelling reasons to come into your store.

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Fintech innovation, local apps and easy insurance with a snap!

The latest tech for you and your SME

It is estimated that the spaza shop market in South Africa is valued at around R40-billion per year and that 90% or more of the transactions are in cash.

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Turn surplus stock into opportunity

Five smart ways to shift excess stock

If you don’t have any luck, consider lowering your prices. You can use this as an opportunity to create a sales event such as a flash sale or running a storewide promotion.

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Which point-of-sale system is right for your business?

POS systems available for your unique business needs

Your business has unique needs, and when deciding on the right POS system for those needs, it is important to consider your size, processes and long-term aspirations.

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Cannabis at work

What policies and procedures can be put in place to ensure that your employees are sober at work?

The most important aspect is that employers’ policies should embrace the concept of sobriety in the workplace.

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The latest in tech for your home and business

Tech solutions

“Where there are spaza shops that don’t have technology, we have youth marketers to take their orders manually.”

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Meat Safety 101

Seven steps to ensuring meat safety / Linda Jackson, www.foodfocus.co.za

By proactively following these steps recommended by experts in food safety all around the world, you can ensure your customers will have a great meal and suffer no harmful side effects.