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Evergrow Seedlings is set up to take the business to new heights in the midst of the pandemic and beyond

As soon as South Africa was placed under lockdown in March 2020, most small business owners feared their companies would face a steep decline towards failure. While a larger number of businesses took a knock in their sales due to the small-scale of their operations, one company that refused to accept that reality was Evergrow …

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Why CSI isn’t where you should be skimping

Now that the 2021 budget is out, it has become clear that economic recovery is the name of the game, says Charlene Lackay, CSI group manager for Momentum Metropolitan. Lackay says that the focus remains on formal industries and the private sector, but there’s little mention of the role that NPOs play in providing skills that unlock economic …

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ProVerb, Nicolette Mashile and other Money Smart Week SA ambassadors on their most important financial lessons

ProVerb, Nicolette Mashile, Aubrey Modiba and Dimpie Dimpopo are all successful celebrities with one important thing in common: They are passionate about helping South Africans become better educated about their finances. They are also four of the Money Smart Ambassadors working with the National Consumer Financial Education Committee (NCFEC) on Money Smart Week SA (MSWSA) …

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Inoxico enables sustainable business growth

Credit-focused fintech helps drive better business decisions The Vumela Fund, established by FNB Business and Edge Growth, is excited to announce an equity investment into Inoxico, enabling the company to continue establishing itself as a recognised commercial credit risk technology provider. The importance of trade credit Inoxico is a tech company that uses trade credit …

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Game-changing initiative to curb unemployment in informal settlements

With youth unemployment on the rise, plastic waste destroying the environment, and a general lack of skills keeping our youth out of the labour market, South Africa was facing multiple crises before the COVID-19 pandemic. The most vulnerable are hardest hit As the pandemic continues to ravage the economy, the vulnerable youth and women living …

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Entrepreneurship development: a certain way to promote SDG alignment

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are widely known today and form a part of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. They are described as “a shared blueprint for peace and prosperity for people and the planet, now and into the future”. The SDGs themselves consist of 17 distinct and respective objectives that …

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WATCH: How to make remote working work for you – a guide for managers and staff

The Covid-19 has caused remote working to become the norm for many companies, and it looks as though this working model may endure well beyond the pandemic. While remote working has many benefits, such as removing the commute to the office, it also presents a new set of challenges for both employees and managers. Impact …

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Empowerment through entrepreneurship – Miss Universe South Africa 2020 launches #DestinyDesigned

Miss Universe South Africa 2020, Natasha Joubert, has launched #DestinyDesigned, a project to empower fashion designers through her own passion for entrepreneurship and design. Natasha– who will be representing South Africa at the Miss Universe pageant later this year – is a fashion designer who started her own company Natalia Jefferys in 2016. It’s an all-female …

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