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On this page you will find statements and op-eds distributed by SBI; coverage the Institute receives
(please note that do not endorse any parties, but many South African influencers refer to our research or statements; these articles also appear here); and news about and for SMMEs.

SBI URGES MBOWENI TO SUPPORT SMME GROWTH IN HIS BUDGET

SBI URGES MBOWENI TO SUPPORT SMME GROWTH IN HIS BUDGET   February 19 2019 Embargo: none The Small Business Institute is appealing to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to lift the threshold of taxable small firms to R5 million of annual turnover to develop the small...

SBI WELCOMES RAMAPHOSA’S FOCUS ON INCLUSIVE GROWTH

The Small Business Institute welcomes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s focus on inclusive growth and job creation, and determination to fix Eskom and to step up the fight against corruption.

SBI CALLS ON RAMAPHOSA TO CHAMPION SMME-LED GROWTH

Ahead of his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), as part of the public-private growth initiative delegation to President Cyril Ramaphosa, the Small Business Institute (SBI) has tabled a set of proposals to ensure that the small business segment is placed at the front and centre of economic growth and job creation.

SBI BEEFS UP ITS CAPACITY

The Small Business Institute announces today that two top-rated South African economists and thought leaders are joining its board as part of SBI’s bid to strengthen its capacity to champion the voice of small business.

Business Day: LETTER: Small business strategy

It is understandable that the consultant to the small business

News release: SBI’s public comments on DSBD proposed amendments to definitions of SMMEs

SBI welcomes amendments by Department of Small Business Development to definitions of SMMEs

SBI’s submission on DSBD proposed amendments to definitions of SMMEs

Submission Presented by the SBI (Small Business Institute) [31 October, 2018] In response to the Updating of Schedule 1 of the National Definition for Small Enterprises in South Africa (Gazette Notice No 41970: published 12 October 2018) E-mail to:...

The number of formal micro, small & medium businesses in South Africa.

President Ramaphosa has asserted that, “the growth of our economy will be sustained by small businesses, as in the case of many countries”.  And most of our policy documents since the 1995 white paper have laid out South Africa’s ambitions to emulate the job creating...

Department of Small Business Calls for Public Comment on the definition of small enterprises

GOVERNMENT NOTICECALL FOR WRITTEN SUBMISSIONS FROM STAKEHOLDER BODIES AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ON THE UPDATING OF SCHEDULE 1 OF THE NATIONAL DEFINITION FOR SMALL ENTERPRISES IN SOUTH AFRICA I, Lindiwe D Zulu, Minister of Small Business Development hereby:a) Publish...

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SBI URGES MBOWENI TO SUPPORT SMME GROWTH IN HIS BUDGET

SBI URGES MBOWENI TO SUPPORT SMME GROWTH IN HIS BUDGET

SBI URGES MBOWENI TO SUPPORT SMME GROWTH IN HIS BUDGET   February 19 2019 Embargo: none The Small Business Institute is appealing to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni to lift the threshold of taxable small firms to R5 million of annual turnover to develop the small...

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SBI CALLS ON RAMAPHOSA TO CHAMPION SMME-LED GROWTH

SBI CALLS ON RAMAPHOSA TO CHAMPION SMME-LED GROWTH

Ahead of his second State of the Nation Address (SONA), as part of the public-private growth initiative delegation to President Cyril Ramaphosa, the Small Business Institute (SBI) has tabled a set of proposals to ensure that the small business segment is placed at the front and centre of economic growth and job creation.

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SBI BEEFS UP ITS CAPACITY

SBI BEEFS UP ITS CAPACITY

The Small Business Institute announces today that two top-rated South African economists and thought leaders are joining its board as part of SBI’s bid to strengthen its capacity to champion the voice of small business.

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News for SME’s

LISTEN: Kasi businesses are failing to move with times

LISTEN: Kasi businesses are failing to move with times

While kasi businesses are functional, they are however not growing as they should and are as a result,  failing to fully empower South Africans. That’s according to the managing director at Kathorus Business Gathering, Mkhuseli Vangeli. Speaking on POWER Up, Vangeli...

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