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.

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.
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.

Read More

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

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

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.

Access to small business funding

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business