Lauren is part of the Yoco People team as the talent and recruitment manager. She has a bachelor of social science degree from UCT and over 10 years worth of experience in the HR field. When she’s not hiring new staff and looking after the existing Yocos you’ll probably find her training for her next marathon.
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Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Are you up to date on what your employee rights are? Lauren Woolley from Yoco talks us through the top employee rights your should know.

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Filter and export your sales history


How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

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How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues


A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

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Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

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Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

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Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

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Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

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When will I get my money?

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha


Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

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Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

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Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

The logo of #Escape in Johannesburg. They share their finance lessons in this article.

Finance lessons from #Escape


5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team