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 2017 SME Index results

 

 

 

SMEs: funding alone not a quick fix, especially in times of volatilityhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/sme-index/2017-results/smes-funding-alone-not-a-quick-fix-especially-in-times-of-volatilitySMEs: funding alone not a quick fix, especially in times of volatilityFor the first time this year, broad business confidence indicators have increased, according to the third quarter 2017 Business Partners Limited SME Index – a survey measuring the attitudes and confidence levels of South African small and medium enterprise (SME) owners. 2017-12-05T22:00:00.0000000Z
SA's growth engines feeling the weight of economic strainhttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/sme-index/2017-results/sas-growth-engines-feeling-the-weight-of-economic-strain-14-09-17SA's growth engines feeling the weight of economic strainBusiness confidence indicators plummeted further in the second quarter of this year as the South African macroeconomic environment remains dire, resulting in increased pressure on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and their ability to deliver as one of South Africa’s leading growth engines.2017-09-13T22:00:00.0000000Z
Public-private partnership essential to combat economic woeshttps://www.businesspartners.co.za/en-za/media-centre/sme-index/2017-results/public-private-partnership-essential-to-combat-economic-woesPublic-private partnership essential to combat economic woesWhile South Africa prepares for what will likely be a rollercoaster period, it is once again evident how big a role economic and political uncertainty can play in the minds of local business owners, and the extent to which this impacts small and medium enterprises’ (SMEs’) confidence levels and their ability to do business. 2017-05-02T22:00:00.0000000Z