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SMEs must ‘box smart’

In a year that has seen minimal economic growth, many SMEs will have to make the most of the festive season to build cash...

Business is booming in Bloemfontein

 Over two weeks ago, the prestigious Business Excellence Awards were held in Johannesburg where famous singer and businessman, Thabo Pitse, won an award. Following...

Free State govt wooing Chinese industrialists

The Free State government is wooing Chinese industrialists to invest in the Free State, especially in formerly established factory areas. Free State MEC for Economic...

Sawdust and cardboard make a great braai!

Three young women, Elizabeth Ntoagae (32), Maipato Makhetha (31) and Lerato Lekhetho (28), from Mafora, an area in Bloemfontein, are redefining the way we...

No change in corporate profitability following the marginal growth in GDP

THANDI XABA   Corporate companies in the country have not picked up in wage growth and profitability in the past year, which according to economists is...

Young entrepreneurs pitch ideas to win R20 000 in wake of...

THANDI XABA   In the wake of Global Entrepreneurship week (GEW), Central University of Technology in Bloemfontein was also abuzz with young and aspiring entrepreneurs. The weeklong...

Residential housing sector in surprisingly positive territory, says Dr Andrew Golding

Despite a current rather gloomy economic environment, the residential housing sector has been in surprisingly positive territory, reports Dr Andrew Golding, chief executive of...

Global trend in small business support for high flying entrepreneurs

The enterprise acceleration programme aims to take 200 promising entrepreneurs and growth orientated enterprises per year to new heights with an intensive support strategy. The...

Rode-REIM Real Estate Conference in Bloemfontein

Erwin Rode – CEO of Rode & Associates

Enactus to host launch for upcoming Expo

Managing Director at UCS Business Mlungisi Sanyaka, Toni Gumede and Enactus UFS President Liso Soldati

SEDA holds Youth Entrepreneurship dialogue

Mangaung Branch manager for SEDA, Andrew Setho

Cutting red tape to creat effective business running: Maimane

Democratic Alliance leader (DA) Mmusi Maimane

Maimane says SA needs to grow economy at right level

DA leader Mmusi Maimane during his visit in Bloemfontein

The UFS Business School launches Management Development Programme (MDP)

Professor Van Zyl gives her talk during the launch

Enhancing the angel network can promote small businesses

THANDI XABA Every entrepreneur needs a reliable angel network in order to see their business grow and South Africa is lagging behind in sustainable angel...

Female entrepreneurship needs to grow

THANDI XABA South Africa is lagging behind in promoting female entrepreneurs and initiatives for businesswomen need to be more integrated and improved. This is according...

South Africans carry a spirit of entrepreneurship: expert

THANDI XABA The Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR) shows data released end March this year a torrent of factors which are constraining business growth...

SA businesses less optimistic about future

THANDI XABA A new research shows that South African businesses are growing more pessimistic about the future, with local business optimism levels plummeting by 30%...