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Profile of an entrepreneur: Jack and master of all trades

14 September 2017

Small & Medium Businesses represent 40% of all South African businesses and will account for 90% of all new jobs by 2030. Clearly, small businesses have a crucial role to play in economic development and job creation.

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How your small business can improve fuel efficiency and beat the petrol pump blues

11 September 2017

From this month, the price of all grades of petrol has increased by 67c/litre, adding to the steep petrol price and fuel levy increases we have seen over the course of the year.

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International Literacy Day: Sage Foundation and Penreach bring the magic of reading to disadvantaged kids

08 September 2017

International Literacy Day (8 September 2017) is celebrated globally with the aim of highlighting the importance of literacy to individuals, communities and children.

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The promise of wearable tech in the workplace – why it makes sense for any business

04 September 2017

Business owners and managers are sceptical about the hype around wearable computing, and rightly so. After all, the first incarnation of the Google Glass eyewear was an experiment that mostly failed, and while the Apple Watch has its fans, it’s safe to say that it has yet to set the world on fire.

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#SmallBizFriday: 4 Hacks to overcome the struggles of a running a small biz

31 August 2017

As we celebrate the annual Small Business Friday (1 September), we acknowledge the risks and the sacrifices small businesses make to South Africa and our economy.

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Small Business Awards 2017: 702, Cape Talk and Sage to award SA's best business builders

23 August 2017

Nominations have opened for the 2017 702 and Cape Talk Small Business Awards with Sage, an annual search for small South African businesses that have great accomplishments as well as enormous potential for the future.

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Sage announces the availability of Sage Live in South Africa

21 August 2017

Sage, the market and technology leader for integrated accounting, payroll & HR, and payment systems, today announced that Sage Live, its cloud-based, integrated accounting solution is now available in South Africa.

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Entrepreneurship and flexibility: the big trade-off for women

17 August 2017

One of the biggest reasons why women leave the corporate world to start their own businesses is the idea of having more flexibility to manage family and household responsibilities.

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Will blockchain unshackle the future of payments in South Africa?

14 August 2017

South African consumers are eager users of new payments technologies, which means that bitcoin and the blockchain may soon be on the radar for some of the country’s early adopters. Yet few merchants and banks have yet started to consider in much depth how these technologies may affect their businesses.

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