hiring and employees

At some point every business needs to deal with hiring and employees. Learn how to hire right and manage your employees effectively.

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hiring and employees

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

Setting the right foundations for your business may require legal help. Make sure that you know when to turn to a small business lawyer.

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food, drink and hospitality

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

Running a fair tipping system is challenging. We chatted to merchants about how they manage tipping in restaurants and other businesses.

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hiring and employees

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Do you understand the implications of the new minimum wage for your business? We chatted to Justine Del Monte & Associates and SweepSouth about this new law.

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hiring and employees

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

Many businesses have many employees making sales, which is why we have implemented a new staff switching feature to make it easier for them.

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.
hiring and employees

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

During busy holiday periods some of your staff may want to take time off. Find out how to manage staff during these critical periods.

A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.
hiring and employees

Motivating your employees in busy times

During the busy season you may need to push your employees harder. Here are tips for keeping your team happy and motivated

Tips on taking your business to the next level.
customer service

Business tips to go the next level

We’ve put together four simple and easy-to-implement business tips that will help you grow your business and take it to the next level.

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.
hiring and employees

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Running a small business is hard enough without demotivated employees. Find out how to motivate your employees in a small business.

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.
behind the scenes at yoco

Meet the Yoco People Team

Our people are our biggest asset. Learn about the Yoco People Team and Yoco’s culture and philosophy. Meet the team that makes it happen.

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hiring and employees

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Are you up to date on what your employee rights are? Lauren Woolley from Yoco talks us through the top employee rights your should know.

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A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.

Motivating your employees in busy times

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

An image for an article about tipping in restaurants.

Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

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Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

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Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

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How to start accepting credit card payments

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

How to manage your time as a business owner

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

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How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

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

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop