Lauren

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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The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

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

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

An image of a coffee shop in an article on beating a sales slump.

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back