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On this page you will find statements and op-eds distributed by SBI; coverage the Institute receives and news about and for SMEs.
While we do not necessarily endorse political parties, nor the findings of other research institutions, our research and advocacy positions are increasingly highlighted by influential commentators. We post these articles or interviews here for your review.

Press Release: SBI steps up campaign against late payment of SMEs

Small businesses are called the ‘lifeblood’ and the ‘backbone’ of

OPED: Sunday Times – Cabinet Consultation

Recently the Small Business Institute was part of a business delegation consulted by the government about a reconfigured cabinet. Our approach to the question centred on two tenets:

SBI hosts its first Small Business Indaba

The Small Business Institute will be holding its first of

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

New social media effort by the SBI to promote products and services of South Africa’s SMEs

The Small Business Institute (SBI) today launched an Instagram account

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.

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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.

read more
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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