productivity in business

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

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.

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.
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.

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.
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.

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.
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

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.
productivity in business

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

We have added some advanced features to the Yoco Point of Sale and we would like to help you get the most out of this free business tool.

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A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

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

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

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

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

Orange speaker on a wall in an article about marketing trends.

Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

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

Help! My business is hurting my health

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

An image of a coffee shop in an article on beating a sales slump.

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

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

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.

Motivating your employees in busy times

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

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

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business