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finances and funding

The engine of a company are its finances and funding. Without both a business cannot survive. Get tips on managing your money.

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finances and funding

How to start accepting credit card payments

There are different ways to start accepting card payments. Some better than others. We compare the different ways to take card payments.

finances and funding

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

UIF applications can seem daunting, but these tips may help you troubleshoot problems and successfully apply.

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finances and funding

5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

To keep your business afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, you will need to cut costs as critically as you can.

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finances and funding

COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

Major banks like FNB and Absa have set up payment holidays and relief schemes to assist clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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finances and funding

Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

A number of private and state entities have set up relief funding schemes to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

finances and funding

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

Despite any slow-down observed in revenue and forward bookings, and the concern this understandably brings, it is worth considering the following before making any decisions that significantly change your strategy.

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finances and funding

Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

A broad but simple evaluation of your business finances will enable you to make the best decisions possible during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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finances and funding

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

The 2020 Budget Speech was surprisingly positive with proposals in the pipeline to provide more funding and support for small business owners.

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finances and funding

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

The freshness of a new year is the best time for a new business plan. Take stock of what the old year taught you and plan for the new.

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finances and funding

The elevator pitch has left the building

The art of making an elevator pitch is key they say. But does it need a shakeup for small businesses looking for support and funding?

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Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

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Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

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The making of Legends Barbershop

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Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

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Access to small business funding online

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“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

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Loadshedding and your business

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

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The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

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Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

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Improve your small business’s online presence

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Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

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Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

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Yoco’s Integrated Point of Sale Software Solutions

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15 books for entrepreneurs

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

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Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

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Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

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Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

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3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

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Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

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Basic steps to improving your online visibility without an e-commerce store

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

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Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

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Top funding options for small businesses

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

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How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

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When will I get my money?