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.

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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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Why you need a business purpose

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Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

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Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

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How to ask for funding from family and friends

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We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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When will I get my money?

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

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Motivating your employees in busy times

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The best December markets

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

Get your small business ready for the festive season

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The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

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Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

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How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

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Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

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How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

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Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

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JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

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Improve your small business’s online presence

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

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Top funding options for small businesses

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha