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.

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.

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

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.
finances and funding

When will I get my money?

Unlike cash, digital payments take time. When will I get my money is a question many merchants ask before they join Yoco. Check out how we keep everything transparent in the Yoco app.

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How to ask for funding from family and friends

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Motivating your employees in busy times

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Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

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

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

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Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should accept credit card payments in South Africa

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

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

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

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Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

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The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

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Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale: Reporting and Receipt Features

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Managing a hospitality business during COVID-19

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

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Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

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Get your small business ready for the festive season

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

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Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

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Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

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When will my new small business need a business attorney?

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Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business