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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 expresses concern over ongoing strike at SARS

March 31 2019 The Small Business Institute appeals to workers’ representatives and leadership at the SA Revenue Service (SARS) to urgently resolve their wage dispute which is threatening small businesses in SA. “The strike, entering its second week, is the latest blow...

Press release: SBI calls on government to stop Eskom’s slaughter of small businesses

The Small Business Institute calls on government to redouble efforts

News24: Eskom loses court battle to cut off electricity in municipality

Three chambers of commerce in Mpumalanga have won a court battle

Moneyweb: Series 2, Episode 1: The Sipho Nkosi Business Leadership journey

Sipho Nkosi is a South African business icon who has

City Press: A Capable State to Support Small Business

The state needs to ‘think small first’ and to remove

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.

SBI News

SBI expresses concern over ongoing strike at SARS

SBI expresses concern over ongoing strike at SARS

March 31 2019 The Small Business Institute appeals to workers’ representatives and leadership at the SA Revenue Service (SARS) to urgently resolve their wage dispute which is threatening small businesses in SA. “The strike, entering its second week, is the latest blow...

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News for SME’s

Tips for getting paid faster

Tips for getting paid faster

Late payments for SMEs means more than just a knock on cash flow. Businesses earn less interest on money that should be in the bank (while the delinquent payers finance their own operations with it). They hire fewer people and are unable to offer pay rises; repairs...

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