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Sanlam and SANParks launch SMME support programme

 (SANParks) launched a R10-million programme to provide access to market, finance and business development support to SMMEs from communities surrounding South Africa’s major national parks. The goal of the Sanlam SANParks SMME Support Programme is to create sustainable businesses by providing supply Read the full story

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THE IMPACT OF POOR & GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE

Recently, I wrote a column on this topic however the customer service that I’ve received from some businesses here in my hometown, Komani has prompted me to write a follow up on this topic. Businesses especially SMMEs do not realize Read the full story

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BBC EXPECTATIONS FROM THE SONA

As H.E. President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the State of the Nation Address for 2023, the Black Business Council (BBC) expects the focus to be on practical, demonstrable and concrete implementable solutions to spearhead economic reconstruction, recovery, renewal and growth. Some Read the full story

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CHANGE THE PROCUREMENT SYSTEM TO CURB TENDERPRENUERSHIP – TOP ADVOCATE

The only way to curb the pandemic of tenderprenuership, which has been depriving ordinary citizens of economic opportunities and access to basic services in communities, is to change procurement system to ensure that the supply chain benefits small businesses at Read the full story

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GLENCORE FERROALLOYS LAUNCHES ENTERPRISE SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME TO SUPPORT LOCAL SMMEs

Glencore Ferroalloys is helping to redress South Africa’s historical socio-economic inequalities by supporting local SMME’s. The Company launched their first Enterprise and Supplier Development (ESD) Hub in Rustenburg on 01 March 2021. To start the event, Programme Director and Superintendent Read the full story