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legal

The legal aspect of small business can be opaque, but ignoring it is not an option. From contracts to employees, make sure your legal affairs are in order.

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insights and advice

When should you register your business?

A business doesn’t have to be a company, but there are good reasons to weigh up if you need to register your business. Over time it benefits you.

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finances and funding

How to ask for funding from family and friends

Many entrepreneurs get funding from family and friends. They are the most likely to believe in you. Find out how to do this the right way.

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

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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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.

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The story of Ubuntu Baba is a warning and an encouragement for small businesses. Read about the real world of intellectual property.

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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The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

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8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should accept credit card payments in South Africa

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

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

Access to small business funding online

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni Bike Courier Service

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

COVID-19 Lockdown: Advanced Level 3 Explained

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

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

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

black-friday

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

5 tips to increase retail sales this (Covid-19) Christmas

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

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6 small business blogging tips and basic guidelines for beginners

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

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Making space to explore: curious enough to experiment, bold enough to fail

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How to start accepting credit card payments

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses