The status quo on regulating crypto-currencies in South Africa
It's unclear when the South African Reserve Bank will publish a formal policy paper requiring crypto-asset service providers to register at a central point, but when it does happen it will pave the way for closer monitoring and potential future regulation.
FNB Supports National Entrepreneur Workshops
As part of a long-term commitment to help educate, develop and stimulate the small business sector in South Africa, FNB is extending its partnership with I AM AN ENTREPRENEUR for another three years.
Franchising - is it for me?
Almost every entrepreneur - at some point in their journey - considers going into franchising as a guaranteed route to attaining business success. Franchising has its pros and cons and will not necessarily be suitable for every entrepreneur.
FNB revamps eBucks Rewards for business
FNB's eBucks Rewards programme for businesses will be changing from 01 September 2019.
Business Credit Card mistakes to avoid
Although a business credit card is a great source of revolving credit for short-term business needs, it may also pose significant disadvantages for a business if not used and managed properly.
Optimising Cash Flow improves chances of Sustainability
Failure to optimise cash flow is one of the key reasons that could lead start-ups to shut their doors within their first two years of operation. In order to increase your chances of sustainability, you need to focus not just on how much money you turnover as revenue, but also on how you are managing the inflows and outflows of that money.
Getting Your Business Tax Affairs In Order
The end of February marked the end of yet another tax year (March 2018 - February 2019) for companies, trusts, close corporations and all individuals, but the end of one year also means it's time to prepare for the new tax year.
Factors To Consider When Applying For Business Credit
Getting your business to the point where you're braced for growth can often require funding and while getting any form of credit is not something one should rush into, it may be needed if you're looking to expand your business and have a solid plan for how you believe additional financing can help you achieve this.
The growth in South Africa's GDP for 2Q2019 has steered the country away from a recession and is largely due to a recovery in mining and manufacturing. The growth was the highest since the fourth quarter of 2011...
South Africa has recorded negative agriculture growth, with the sector's GDP contracting by just over 13% on a seasonally adjusted quarter-on-quarter basis. Both fruit and vegetable volumes are down for Q1 2019, though there is light at the end of the tunnel with citrus exports for the year expected to reach record highs...