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Pre-fabulous! COVID clinics among hundreds of mobile buildings erected in record time

OVER a nine-month period, Kwikspace executed 630 projects, delivering and erecting more than 1 700 prefabricated, relocatable buildings covering 55 000 m² . Of these,...

SMEs see light at the end of COVID tunnel

FOLLOWING a year of unprecedented challenges, South African small and medium enterprises (SMEs) appear to have seen a glimmer of light at the end...

Surge in fraudulent credit applications – how you can avoid becoming a victim

WHETHER you are a person who keeps a low profile or a company in the limelight, anyone can be a victim of identity fraud...

SA entrepreneurs urged to join world-first skydiving elevator pitch

THE sky is quite literally the limit for daring entrepreneurs following the launch of Pitch Up in The Sky, the first elevator pitch event...

Call to cut red tape to stimulate business growth and save jobs

EXCESSIVE red tape and unrealistic compliance costs in an over regulated business environment are stifling sustainability and growth in many business sectors, particularly in...

Mentor hotline launched to help struggling entrepreneurs

NEW help is available for struggling entrepreneurs with the launch of Mentor Hotline, a platform developed by SME growth specialists Fetola, in collaboration with...

Don’t let conflicted employees and dishonest suppliers destroy your business

TWO things that could destroy your organisation’s reputation and credibility are conflict of interest and supplier misinformation. These have always been threats to business...

New awards celebrate women in construction

HE Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) has developed an awards programme to showcase the projects and achievements of women in the sector. The Empowerment and...

Key role of accountants as Mboweni warns of deep recession

FINANCE Minister Tito Mboweni recently warned that the country should prepare for a deep recession but offered hope of a return to economic growth...

Data price cuts good news for SMEs

IN his 2020 State of the Nation Address, President Cyril Ramaphosa said competition authorities were working towards a resolution with large mobile operators to...

Local manufacturing key to kick-starting economy

IT’S easy to get distracted by the negative news headlines and to feel despondent about the state of the South African economy, but it’s...

Furniture industry master plan aims to unlock billions for local manufacturers

THE South African furniture manufacturing industry will soon be guided by an industry master plan, which will focus on the development and support of...

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Fuel prices head for record highs

SOARING international oil prices have set the stage for yet another hefty hike in fuel prices. That’s the warning from the Automobile Association (AA),...

R500m roads upgrade for Buffalo City

THE South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) is to pump an estimated R500 million into a road infrastructure project in the Buffalo City Metropolitan...

Bakkie maker says YES again to youth employment

ISUZU Motors South Africa (IMSAf) has this week welcomed the next group of Youth Employment Service (YES) candidates. The YES programme, which was launched by...