From the desk of the Chairperson | 30 April 2019

A new report by The Small Business Institute (SBI) claims that South Africa only has a quarter of a million formal small, medium and micro-sized enterprises (SMMEs) – some way off many other reported estimates. Moreover, the research shows that while 98.5% of the country’s economy is made up of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs),…

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iBhayi Small Business Chamber hosted another successful Speed Networking Event on 19 March 2019. We would like to thank Protea Hotel for the venue and the assistance of your friendly staff. Your service is always 5-Star! Thank you to each of our members and non-members that joined us for the event. You are the power…

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2019 National Budget Speech

The 2019 National Budget Speech, presented by South Africa’s Finance Minister Tito Mboweni, was seen by many as a tough balancing act. The general consensus among Old Mutual’s economists is that the budget presents a heavy load for consumers as the tax burden rises by R15 billion.  Here are some key highlights: No changes will…

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