Business Startups

Registration of Business names and Addresses

Monday, July 2nd, 2012
There have been a number of recent developments at CIPC – the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission – which will tend to affect businesses of all kinds. REGISTRATION OF A BUSINESS NAME In the past, the only time you were required to register a business, or trade name, was if the business was to be owned by a company or a close co...Read more

Anyone can start a Business! Really!

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
 Have you ever noticed those little street vendors that seem to pop up along busy roads?  You see it wherever the taxis gather, and even on the pavements outside shops that attract lots of people.  Driving back from the Cape just before New Year, I noticed this just outside a little town called Paul Roux in the Free State.  The...Read more

GUIDE TO SETTING UP A “HOME” BUSINESS

Sunday, October 4th, 2009
Tens of thousands of people all across the world want to know how they can work at home and earn enough money to run a household. Today the need for women to work out of the home is stronger than ever. According to recent surveys, almost 70% are married and contribute up to 50% and more to the family income. Because family responsibilities play ...Read more