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10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

Advanced Level 3 regulations make it possible for beauty businesses to resume trading but where do you begin?

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 3 Explained

South Africa will be following a phased approach to ending lockdown. Here’s what you need to know about Level 3.

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Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

How to make fans and connect with people. Or something like that.

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Managing a hospitality business during COVID-19

Here are some tips for maintaining and adapting your hospitality business during the pandemic.

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The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni Bike Courier Service

From bicycle tours to essential service courier, this is Book iBhoni’s small business pandemic-inspired pivot.

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How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

Here are our tips for how to pivot and manage your food business during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

Small businesses will have to rapidly pivot to recover and restart in the world post-Coronavirus.

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Yoco has made provisions for the wellbeing of staff as well to ensure business continuity for all merchants.

Business books to help you grow
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Books to help you grow your business

Top book recommendations to help you learn how to grow your business from South African small business owners.

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.
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New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

The freshness of a new year is the best time for a new business plan. Take stock of what the old year taught you and plan for the new.

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Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

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Motivating your employees in busy times

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

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Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni Bike Courier Service

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale: Reporting and Receipt Features


5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

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

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer


The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 3 Explained

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

Yoco’s Integrated Point of Sale Software Solutions

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

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

Finding a business mentor

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships