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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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

Open communication is a key element of survival for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. But how do you stay connected and what do you say?

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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.
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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.

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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.

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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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The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

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

Motivating your employees in busy times

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

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

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Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite

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Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

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3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system

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Top funding options for small businesses

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How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

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How to start accepting credit card payments

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

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

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

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

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

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

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Meet the Yoco Data Team

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Why your payment failed

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu