finances and funding

The engine of a company are its finances and funding. Without both a business cannot survive. Get tips on managing your money.

finances and funding

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

UIF applications can seem daunting, but these tips may help you troubleshoot problems and successfully apply.

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finances and funding

5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

To keep your business afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, you will need to cut costs as critically as you can.

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finances and funding

COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

Major banks like FNB and Absa have set up payment holidays and relief schemes to assist clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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finances and funding

Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

A number of private and state entities have set up relief funding schemes to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

finances and funding

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

Despite any slow-down observed in revenue and forward bookings, and the concern this understandably brings, it is worth considering the following before making any decisions that significantly change your strategy.

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finances and funding

Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

A broad but simple evaluation of your business finances will enable you to make the best decisions possible during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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finances and funding

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

The 2020 Budget Speech was surprisingly positive with proposals in the pipeline to provide more funding and support for small business owners.

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.
finances and funding

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

The freshness of a new year is the best time for a new business plan. Take stock of what the old year taught you and plan for the new.

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finances and funding

The elevator pitch has left the building

The art of making an elevator pitch is key they say. But does it need a shakeup for small businesses looking for support and funding?

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.
finances and funding

When will I get my money?

Unlike cash, digital payments take time. When will I get my money is a question many merchants ask before they join Yoco. Check out how we keep everything transparent in the Yoco app.

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