productivity in business

Productivity in business covers everything from your personal work to managing your employees. Improve your overall business productivity with these articles.

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productivity in business

Loadshedding and your business

Eskom is an unreliable business partner. Make sure your business is prepared for bouts of loadshedding and other electricity letdowns.

Business books to help you grow
insights and advice

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 whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.
insights and advice

How to manage your time as a business owner

Time is the rarest resource and we often spend it poorly. Learn how to manage your time as an entrepreneur to make the most of what you have.

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finances and funding

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Side hustle businesses are pretty common nowadays, but many people are unaware of the tax implications of running one. Read on for tax tips for small businesses.

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.
food, drink and hospitality

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

No more remembering orders or writing them down on pieces of paper. Make use of the new Saved Bills feature to add tabs for your customers.

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.
insights and advice

Help! My business is hurting my health

Running a business can have an adverse affect on your health. Find out how to keep yourself healthy while managing a business.

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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customer service

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

We are excited to announce the arrival of Yoco Tap – an efficient, quick way to get payments from customers seamlessly and without hassle.

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.
productivity in business

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

Getting paid should be the simplest part of business. This article shows how Yoco Payments can help new small businesses get their money.

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

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Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

How to manage your time as a business owner

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.

Get your business off to the right start in the new year

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

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Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

An image for an article on how to handle VAT and how to get money back from SARS.

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

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

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Coins spilling out of a jar in an article about finding funding for your small business.

Top funding options for small businesses

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

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

A failed payment on a Yoco card machine as seen on the connecting mobile device.

Why your payment failed

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

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

How to open a retail store

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

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

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches