November 12, 2011
by brendon
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SBP alert – accelerating small business growth in south africa

SBP hosted a small high-level roundtable discussion at the end of September. Participants in the roundtable were drawn from government – including the Presidency – business chambers, parastatals, research organisations, and major private sector players engaged in small business development. … Continue reading

November 1, 2011
by brendon
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Small business development in south africa – time to re-assess

Effective small business development on the scale needed in South Africa requires a new, sustained engagement between the private sector and government at national, provincial and local levels. There is a large and pressing agenda, but crucial issues include improving … Continue reading

October 20, 2011
by brendon
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Boosting youth employment through entrepreneurship: a response to the national youth development agency

Can the creative energies of South Africa’s young people be turned into one of the country’s greatest assets, and a source of economic growth and prosperity? The new National Youth Development Agency will have to prioritise its interventions. South Africa’s … Continue reading