productivity in business

Productivity in business covers everything from your personal work to managing your employees. Improve your overall business productivity with these articles.

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

How to manage your time as a business owner

Time is the rarest resource and we often spend it poorly. Learn how to manage your time as an entrepreneur to make the most of what you have.

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finances and funding

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Side hustle businesses are pretty common nowadays, but many people are unaware of the tax implications of running one. Read on for tax tips for small businesses.

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.
food, drink and hospitality

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

No more remembering orders or writing them down on pieces of paper. Make use of the new Saved Bills feature to add tabs for your customers.

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

Help! My business is hurting my health

Running a business can have an adverse affect on your health. Find out how to keep yourself healthy while managing a business.

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 image of a candle in the loadshedding article.
productivity in business

Loadshedding and your business

Eskom is an unreliable business partner. Make sure your business is prepared for bouts of loadshedding and other electricity letdowns.

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customer service

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

We are excited to announce the arrival of Yoco Tap – an efficient, quick way to get payments from customers seamlessly and without hassle.

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.
productivity in business

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

Getting paid should be the simplest part of business. This article shows how Yoco Payments can help new small businesses get their money.

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

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.
productivity in business

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

We have added some advanced features to the Yoco Point of Sale and we would like to help you get the most out of this free business tool.

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An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software

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Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

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

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

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 of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.

How to open a retail store

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

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

How to choose a Point of Sale system

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

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 South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.

Access to small business funding

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

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Finding a business mentor

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

Motivating your employees in busy times

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital