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Eight tips to protect your business from cyber attackshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/top-tips-and-blogs/eight-tips-to-protect-your-business-from-cyber-attacksEight tips to protect your business from cyber attacksThe false impression that cyber-attacks are aimed solely at large organisation is understandable. It is only the big data breaches that reach the news, says Jeremy Lang, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/10/29 10:00:00 PM
Eight tips to protect your business from cyber attackshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/top-tips-and-blogs/eight-tips-to-protect-your-business-from-cyber-attacksEight tips to protect your business from cyber attacksThe false impression that cyber-attacks are aimed solely at large organisation is understandable. It is only the big data breaches that reach the news, says Jeremy Lang, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/10/29 10:00:00 PM
Tourism businesses in race to keep up with fast-changing techhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/tourism-businesses-in-race-to-keep-up-with-fast-changing-techTourism businesses in race to keep up with fast-changing techThe technological revolution has left no industry untouched, but few sectors are being transformed as profoundly as tourism. In many ways, it has made it easier for business owners to manage their small and medium tourism businesses, but it certainly has also introduced significant challenges for anyone trying to grow a modern tourism operation, says Arnold February, area manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/10/28 10:00:00 PM
Tourism businesses in race to keep up with fast-changing techhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/tourism-businesses-in-race-to-keep-up-with-fast-changing-techTourism businesses in race to keep up with fast-changing techThe technological revolution has left no industry untouched, but few sectors are being transformed as profoundly as tourism. In many ways, it has made it easier for business owners to manage their small and medium tourism businesses, but it certainly has also introduced significant challenges for anyone trying to grow a modern tourism operation, says Arnold February, area manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/10/28 10:00:00 PM
Greening your building without breaking the bankhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/greening-your-building-without-breaking-the-bankGreening your building without breaking the bankProperty owners are fast learning that greening their buildings is no longer just about saving the planet, says Sadhna Maharaj, regional property manager at Business Partners Limited. 2018/07/25 10:00:00 PM
Tech and cultural shifts changing the face of propertyhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/tech-and-cultural-shifts-changing-the-face-of-propertyTech and cultural shifts changing the face of property While the ebb and flow of economic cycles continue to exert its influence on the property market in predictable patterns, longer-lasting changes are taking place due to cultural shifts and the technological revolution that we are living through, says Stanton Naidoo, executive general manager for property and asset management services at Business Partners Limited.2018/07/25 10:00:00 PM
Greening your building without breaking the bankhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/greening-your-building-without-breaking-the-bankGreening your building without breaking the bankSouth African property owners are fast learning that greening their buildings is no longer just about saving the planet, says Sadhna Maharaj, regional property manager at Business Partners Limited. 2018/07/25 10:00:00 PM
Tech and cultural shifts changing the face of propertyhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/tech-and-cultural-shifts-changing-the-face-of-propertyTech and cultural shifts changing the face of property While the ebb and flow of economic cycles continue to exert its influence on the property market in predictable patterns, longer-lasting changes are taking place due to cultural shifts and the technological revolution that we are living through, says Stanton Naidoo, executive general manager for property and asset management services at Business Partners Limited.2018/07/25 10:00:00 PM
Youth entrepreneurship can solve job crisis, but only if all participatehttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/youth-entrepreneurship-can-solve-job-crisis-but-only-if-all-participateYouth entrepreneurship can solve job crisis, but only if all participateThe unemployment crisis among the youth, not only in South Africa but globally, is so dire that entrepreneurship must play a central role in solving it, but it will require the participation of the whole of society to make it work, says David Morobe, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/06/26 10:00:00 PM
What new entrepreneurs need to know about business regulationshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/legal-matters/what-new-entrepreneurs-need-to-know-about-business-regulationsWhat new entrepreneurs need to know about business regulationsIn the first few difficult years of starting a business it is easy to neglect compliance to the many laws and regulations that govern business activity in South Africa. The priority for entrepreneurs starting out tends to be setting up operational systems and the all-important task of finding enough clients. 2018/06/26 10:00:00 PM
Youth entrepreneurship can solve job crisis, but only if all participatehttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/youth-entrepreneurship-can-solve-job-crisis-but-only-if-all-participateYouth entrepreneurship can solve job crisis, but only if all participateThe unemployment crisis among the youth, not only in South Africa but globally, is so dire that entrepreneurship must play a central role in solving it, but it will require the participation of the whole of society to make it work, says David Morobe, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/06/26 10:00:00 PM
The amazing story of the first franchisorhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/franchising/the-amazing-story-of-the-first-franchisorThe amazing story of the first franchisorAny business owner thinking of turning their business into a franchise system would do well to consider the story of one of the very first franchised businesses, says David Morobe, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited. 2018/05/30 10:00:00 PM
Last chance to enter the Entrepreneur of the Year® competitionhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/news-and-views/last-chance-to-enter-the-entrepreneur-of-the-year®-competitionLast chance to enter the Entrepreneur of the Year® competitionWith less than a week until entries close for the 2018 Entrepreneur of the Year® competition sponsored by Sanlam and BUSINESS/PARTNERS on 31 May 2018, South African entrepreneurs are encouraged to enter in order to be recognised and rewarded for the hard work and passion that they put into their business, as well as the vital role they play within the country’s economy.2018/05/30 10:00:00 PM
Eleven tips for starting and growing your own property portfoliohttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/eleven-tips-for-starting-and-growing-your-own-property-portfolioEleven tips for starting and growing your own property portfolioWhen the worst of a business’s start-up struggles are over, and the venture at last starts producing regular surplus income, many an entrepreneur’s gaze shifts from the shop floor to the wider environment, in search of more passive investment opportunities that can help to diversify their wealth and spread their risks. 2018/03/25 10:00:00 PM
Eleven tips for starting and growing your own property portfoliohttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/eleven-tips-for-starting-and-growing-your-own-property-portfolioEleven tips for starting and growing your own property portfolioWhen the worst of a business’s start-up struggles are over, and the venture at last starts producing regular surplus income, many an entrepreneur’s gaze shifts from the shop floor to the wider environment, in search of more passive investment opportunities that can help to diversify their wealth and spread their risks. 2018/03/25 10:00:00 PM
Excellent time to buy a business propertyhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/property/excellent-time-to-buy-a-business-propertyExcellent time to buy a business propertyThe strength of the business property market boils down to one simple fundamental factor - the demand for space, says Byron Jeacocks, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited. 2018/03/25 10:00:00 PM
Nine critical habits of good cash flow managementhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/money-and-finance/nine-critical-habits-of-good-cash-flow-managementNine critical habits of good cash flow managementIf cash is to your business what oxygen is to the body - you die very quickly if it runs out - it also needs to be said that most businesses work in environments where air can indeed run out at any moment. 2018/02/27 10:00:00 PM
Nine critical habits of good cash flow managementhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/money-and-finance/nine-critical-habits-of-good-cash-flow-managementNine critical habits of good cash flow managementIf cash is to your business what oxygen is to the body - you die very quickly if it runs out - it also needs to be said that most businesses work in environments where air can indeed run out at any moment. 2018/02/27 10:00:00 PM
Opportunities for SMEs in the 2018 National Budget Speechhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/money-and-finance/opportunities-for-smes-in-the-2018-national-budget-speechOpportunities for SMEs in the 2018 National Budget SpeechSmall business owners should believe the rising tide will lift all the boats, as the South African economy is showing signs of turning the corner after a couple of years of disappointing growth and high volatility. As such, 2018 holds promise of increased opportunities for local small and medium enterprises (SMEs).2018/02/27 10:00:00 PM
New Year resolutions checklist for entrepreneurshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/top-tips-and-blogs/new-year-resolutions-checklist-for-entrepreneursNew Year resolutions checklist for entrepreneursThe beginning of a year is infamous for all types of aspirational New Year’s resolutions. However, the number of gym routines and diets that are abandoned by the first week of February are enough to make anyone cynical about these resolutions.2018/02/04 10:00:00 PM
Year planning too important to end up in the bottom drawerhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/top-tips-and-blogs/year-planning-too-important-to-end-up-in-the-bottom-drawerYear planning too important to end up in the bottom drawerIn the current slow-growth economic conditions, business owners are either going to win market share, or have market share taken away from them, says Jeremy Lang, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/02/04 10:00:00 PM
New Year resolutions checklist for entrepreneurshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/top-tips-and-blogs/new-year-resolutions-checklist-for-entrepreneursNew Year resolutions checklist for entrepreneursThe beginning of a year is infamous for all types of aspirational New Year’s resolutions. However, the number of gym routines and diets that are abandoned by the first week of February are enough to make anyone cynical about these resolutions.2018/02/04 10:00:00 PM
Year planning too important to end up in the bottom drawerhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/top-tips-and-blogs/year-planning-too-important-to-end-up-in-the-bottom-drawerYear planning too important to end up in the bottom drawerIn the current slow-growth economic conditions, business owners are either going to win market share, or have market share taken away from them, says Jeremy Lang, regional general manager at Business Partners Limited.2018/02/04 10:00:00 PM
If you won’t take a holiday for yourself, take one for your businesshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/business-wellbeing/if-you-won’t-take-a-holiday-for-yourself-take-one-for-your-businessIf you won’t take a holiday for yourself, take one for your businessOne of the quickest and surest ways for business owners to do a health check on their business is to plan a holiday for themselves, says Kevan Govender, Umhlanga area manager at Business Partners Limited (BUSINESS/PARTNERS). “It will show you where the weaknesses are in your operations, even if you just do it as a hypothetical exercise without actually taking the holiday,” says Govender. 2017/12/13 10:00:00 PM
Quiet or busy, the festive season requires careful planning for all businesseshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/bpi/entrepreneurs-growth-centre/useful-articles/business-wellbeing/quiet-or-busy-the-festive-season-requires-careful-planning-for-all-businessesQuiet or busy, the festive season requires careful planning for all businessesFor most businesses, the festive season is either dead quiet or frantically busy. Even for those businesses whose sales remain as steady as an undertaker’s, just the number of public holidays in December is enough to disrupt the normal flow of things. 2017/12/13 10:00:00 PM