Technical or "doing" skills are vital in a business
Starting a Business
Interested in starting a small business? Looking for training on how to start your own business? Get started right here.
What not to do when starting a business
A look at what it takes for a small business to succeed in South Africa.
Business etiquette involves more than eating with the right fork or leaving a suitable tip.
Business tip – Determine a fair and justifiable price for products and services
Site providing ideas for types of business to start and how-to's.
Enter the 2017 GEW Business Plan Competition for Young Aspiring Entrepreneurs
Is it legal and ethical to use one's employer's time and resources to start your own business?
The perfect entrepreneur and business governance - checklists for entrepreneurs
Choosing the right business format
How to name your business
When starting a small business,it's important to ensure that you’re not contravening competition law.
Download a free business plan book to use in preparing a business plan
Use this online training on how to start a new business. Planning ahead for your business will make it both successful and fulfilling.
What do you need in order to set up your office?
Guide to starting your own business
The story of Mmabatho Morudi – Bee farmer and extraordinary entrepreneur
Support desk for entrepreneurs wishing to start or grow their businesses
A directory of institutions that provide entrepreneurship courses and programmes.
Entry Form Business Plan Competition for young aspiring entrepreneurs 2017
Better chance at success if you start a business doing something you are passionate about.
Do you need to bring in the experts to help you run your business or not?
Inspired business ideas are only the beginning of a potential business venture.
National Business Initiative - a voluntary group of companies promoting sustainable growth & development in SA
Voluntary groups of businesses and multi-nationals looking to promote sustainable development and growth in South Africa
If you're thinking about starting your own business, there are a few points you have to ponder before you can even start the process.
A practical guide to starting and managing your own successful business in South Africa - Book review: Of Course you Can, Brian Adams
A guide to registering a private company
Goal-setting is crucial to any business's success. Review this article to help you set short-term and long-term business goals and successfully achieve them.
Small and start-up businesses work a lot on trust and verbal agreements, because being cautious and doing it formally costs time and money. This can backfire...
These are some of the organisations that provide non-financial support to small businesses across the country .
Research services for SMEs
It's important to know exactly what you are getting into when choosing a partner to go into business with.
If you are thinking of starting an accommodation business (e.g. a B&B, guesthouse, lodge or similar), here are some of the costs associated with getting started
Avoid the common pitfalls that can lead to a new business closing down soon after it started.
Buying existing or starting fresh
Many entrepreneurs are starting online businesses and while this can be a great way of getting into business, it's by no means easy to make a success of it.
Starting Costs Estimator
Ten simple rules to consider when starting a business
Ten start-up pitfalls, and how young entrepreneurs (and established) can avoid them
There is no doubt that there is enormous hunger for aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners to clearly understand what it takes to stay in the game and of co
Some of the challenges entrepreneurs face when starting their businesses.
What to look out for when buying a commercial or industrial property
Learn how to setup a simple and effective admin system for your small or new business
Will your business make money?
What does it take to be a successful entrepreneur?
A 1 page business model development tool.