5 laws every business owner can’t afford to ignore

Arm yourself with knowledge of the laws your business needs to comply with, writes legal practitioner Monisha Prem Whether you are starting out or have been operating a business for years, it’s always good to familiarise yourself with the laws that affect your business. Whether its regulation specific to geographic location of your business (provincial or local by‑laws)…

Success Story: Herman Samtseu Philip Mashaba

Founder of Black Like Me Limited, CEO of Leswikeng Minerals & Energy Limited. This is the success story of Herman Mashaba. He is a veteran South African Entrepreneur who started his business activities during the harsh apartheid landscape and policies that once gripped this wonderful country. He came from humble beginnings to become one of South Africa’s wealthiest and…

Four startup tips for solo entrepreneurs

Going out on your own should never mean going it alone. This is perhaps the most valuable advice that can be given to startup entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship, in any type of business endeavor, must start with the recognition that success comes to managers who leverage all resources around them extremely well.  It’s about maneuvering something small…

Setting up your small business

Servers store data and programs that will be shared and used by many different people. A typical small office with a number of desktop PCs will have one or more servers connected by a network. Think of a server as a shared resource and a haven for your business information. Given its central role, its…