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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Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

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

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

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

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

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JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

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Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

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Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

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

How to open a retail store

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

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Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

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

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur