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Conversation: Taddy Blecher on empowerment through education

Taddy Blecher, CEO of CIDA and the Maharishi Institute has pioneered free access to post-secondary school education for historically disadvantaged youth. He is known as a pioneer of the free tertiary education movement in South Africa, having helped to create six free access institutions of higher learning, as well as inspiring the creation of two […]

SMME’s Essential to Job Creation

With the national youth unemployment rate at more than 50%, South Africans can no longer rely solely on big businesses and government to create jobs. According to the National Development Plan, 90 percent of all new jobs will come from Small, Medium and Micro-Sized Enterprises (SMMEs) by 2030. According to the 2017/18 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor […]

Hiring for Growth: A guide to growing your business while creating jobs

  Start Hiring. Start Saving. Start Growing. With the national youth unemployment rate at more than 50%, South Africans can no longer rely solely on big businesses and government to create jobs. SMME growth in South Africa is slower than expected because they face several challenges including maintaining profitability, unpredictable cash flow and securing financing for […]