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.

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.
hiring and employees

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

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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food, drink and hospitality

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.

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 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 pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.
hiring and employees

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.
customer service

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.

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.
hiring and employees

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.
behind the scenes at yoco

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.

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.
hiring and employees

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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Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

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How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

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

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

A BMX rider on top of a container at Velokhaya Cycling Academy.

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.

How to open a retail store

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

The logo of #Escape in Johannesburg. They share their finance lessons in this article.

Finance lessons from #Escape

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts.

“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

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

Finding a business mentor

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

An image in an article about how returning customers will help you grow your business.

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

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

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

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Why your payment failed

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

Help! My business is hurting my health

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

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

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

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

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

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business