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hiring and employees

At some point every business needs to deal with hiring and employees. Learn how to hire right and manage your employees effectively.

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

Open communication is a key element of survival for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. But how do you stay connected and what do you say?

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When will my new small business need a business attorney?

Setting the right foundations for your business may require legal help. Make sure that you know when to turn to a small business lawyer.

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Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

Running a fair tipping system is challenging. We chatted to merchants about how they manage tipping in restaurants and other businesses.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Motivating your employees in busy times

During the busy season you may need to push your employees harder. Here are tips for keeping your team happy and motivated

Tips on taking your business to the next level.
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Business tips to go the next level

We’ve put together four simple and easy-to-implement business tips that will help you grow your business and take it to the next level.

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How to motivate your employees in a small business

Running a small business is hard enough without demotivated employees. Find out how to motivate your employees in a small business.

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.
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Meet the Yoco People Team

Our people are our biggest asset. Learn about the Yoco People Team and Yoco’s culture and philosophy. Meet the team that makes it happen.

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When will my new small business need a business attorney?

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best summer markets for (safe) festive shopping

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

How to get SME funding with Yoco Capital

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Yoco to adjust team size in response to COVID-19 recovery outlook

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

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8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

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Get your small business ready for the festive season

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The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

8 reasons why you should have a small business blog

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

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How to get your small business ready for the peak season with Yoco

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

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

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The elevator pitch has left the building

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

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3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

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Access to small business funding online

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants