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Get insights and practical advice on how to run a small business from experts and Yoco merchants. Pick up tips to keep your business running smoothly.

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.
food, drink and hospitality

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

No more remembering orders or writing them down on pieces of paper. Make use of the new Saved Bills feature to add tabs for your customers.

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.
insights and advice

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Sales are slipping! Maybe now is a good time to really relook and rework your product or service.

A business owner working alongside his employee.
hiring and employees

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Do you understand the implications of the new minimum wage for your business? We chatted to Justine Del Monte & Associates and SweepSouth about this new law.

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.
insights and advice

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

The hardest part of hitting a sales slump is picking yourself up. Get tips on how to work on you to dig yourself out of a slump.

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.
finances and funding

Filter and export your sales history

Improve your reconciliation process with the tools in the Yoco Business Portal. Take care of your sales history easily and efficiently.

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.
insights and advice

Help! My business is hurting my health

Running a business can have an adverse affect on your health. Find out how to keep yourself healthy while managing a business.

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.
hiring and employees

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

Many businesses have many employees making sales, which is why we have implemented a new staff switching feature to make it easier for them.

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.
hiring and employees

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

During busy holiday periods some of your staff may want to take time off. Find out how to manage staff during these critical periods.

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.
productivity in business

Loadshedding and your business

Eskom is an unreliable business partner. Make sure your business is prepared for bouts of loadshedding and other electricity letdowns.

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.
finances and funding

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

The Budget Speech delivered a mixed bag in terms of tax on businesses in 2019. Find out how this will affect in the next tax year.

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Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.

Access to small business funding

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

Coins spilling out of a jar in an article about finding funding for your small business.

Top funding options for small businesses

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs