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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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hiring and employees

7 budget-friendly ways small business owners can motivate staff

Thanking and rewarding your employees is a crucial exercise that ultimately benefits your bottom line. And the good news is, it doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.

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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.

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.

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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.

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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.
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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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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.

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Get your small business ready for the festive season

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Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

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Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

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

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system

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

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

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Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

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Master your craft: Focus on what you do best, and delegate the rest

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

How to use colour psychology in e-commerce to boost sales

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

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How to open a retail shop

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Tips and ideas to get your business ready for summer

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

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Small business burnout: what it looks like, and 6 things you can do about it!

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

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Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

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How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

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Managing a hospitality business during COVID-19

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Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

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10 tips: using social media for customer service this Black Friday

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Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

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Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

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Seven things you didn’t know the Yoco App could do

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Staying connected: how Yoco’s customers played a pivotal role in innovation