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The festive season survival guide for SMEs

With the festive season already in full swing, it is imperative that both seasonal and non-seasonal businesses alike take heed of the holiday’s pressures and ensure business continuity in order to retain customers and steady profit margins for the new year. Byron Jeacocks, Regional General Manager at Business Partners Limited (BUSINESS/PARTNERS), says that if business owners don’t plan accordingly for this busy time of year, there m...

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Entrepreneurial traits breed success, but it’s not always easy

One of the reasons why the life of an entrepreneur is so hard is that the character traits that make them successful can also be difficult to live with. An important part of Xolisile Nkosi's success as an entrepreneur is that her driven and contrarian impulses make her very quick to act, but they have also given her a whole archive full of quirky stories from her business career. She remembers with a tinge of regret how, as a youngster, she blew...