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    New Business

    Hi All, I've been working as a software engineer for the last 8 years and have a nice stable job. But I've always wanted to create a business of my own. It doesn't need to be IT related, just something I can start out small and grow over time through tons of hard work and late nights (could be...
  2. fundutzi

    Real world, what business fibre at what cost @ MallX, Benoni, Gauteng

    Dear All, A reference for all. Opensource the world, one character at a time. Comments most welcome. My perma post as reference here: "FAQ, how to consider what fibre and how to order fibre" Thank you for ISPs to provide the quotes. Fair bit of work for all involved to get this to this point...
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    How to trademark a brand

    Hello! If I want to start a clothing brand how do I trademark the brand? What is the cost of doing it on my own or is a lawyer necessary? And how long does it take approximately? Is it necessary to trademark the brand name and them still register a company to start trading or is it fine to...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Tool launched to help South African businesses find support

    Tool launched to help South African businesses find support Wesgro, in partnership with the Western Cape Government and the City of Cape Town, has launched a tool to help South African businesses find funding. The tool, called the COVID-19 Support Finder, is aimed at making it easier for...
  5. KingAuthor

    Are there any business or investment opportunities during this Coronavirus outbreak?

    I know this sounds bad or inhumane but it is something that some people are cashing on. I know there are business opportunities such as selling hygiene products and retailers are also cashing in. But are there investment opportunities that one can take advantage of?
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    Who can help trench & connect 3 sites with fibre?

    Hi Guys, I need to connect 3 sites with respective fibre connections. Site one is in clayville (olifantsfontein) and have dark fibre running right past them. Site 2 is close to the sundra offramp on the N12, not sure how close the closest fibre/dark fibre is. I do kno however that dark fibre...
  7. J

    Does anyone out there own a motorbike or scooter being rented out for Uber Eats?

    Hi all, So I've been trying to get some idea to get my passive income up and going. I am investing and quite diversified, but I want to get into something a bit active, and risky, I suppose. I can't afford to get an actual car on Uber, but was thinking that I could start smaller by buying a...
  8. Jamie McKane

    The benefits of business versus charity

    The benefits of business versus charity Fixing the world’s problems with sustainable business models instead of charity has many benefits, including job creation and generating additional tax revenue. This is the view of Montegray founder and former FNB CEO Michael Jordaan who responded to...
  9. AcceleritZa

    Accelerit Business Fibre- Bloemfontein

    Hello Friends, We are excited to announce we now offer business broadband fibre services in Bloemfontein at IS data-center!! We are looking for ISP / Resellers / Integrators to offer our broadband services to their clients as an alternative and competitive product to the dull and old...
  10. Pegasus1110

    Buying Motorbikes for UberEats delivery

    Hi .. Does anyone have experience with renting bikes for Ubereats deliveries in Cape Town? I’m interested in purchasing a couple of bikes to rent but would like to know more before going ahead. Thanks
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    Are using a car a must to be employed and how does it exactly work?

    Hi everyone. Im trying to find some answers to a technical question here being that: is it an requirement for you to have a car for work and it be used for business purposes by your employer? My whole trend of thinking is, the employee have to take his car to work and pay the maximum amount...
  12. A

    Packaging companies in SA

    Hello all, I started out with a new business in SA and require small pouches for packing. The pouch must be small (70 grams) and my first order will be around 1000 - 2000 pouches. It's for food. I came across a company called Swisspac.co.za. So far my only communication with them has been a...
  13. GipsyD

    Adding existing numbers to VOIP Phones and Servers?

    I'm pretty fresh to the whole VOIP scene, so bear with me The company I work for recently bought out a company that was no longer solvent. We bought out their entire office building. Now, this company used to work with VOIP Phones as their main way of communicating with customers and others on...
  14. G

    Crypto Tax Adviser

    I'm currently earning my "salary" almost complete in crypto: 1. Mining (what tax is applicable here?) 2. Donations for open-source projects (probably non-taxable) 3. Small contract dev work and getting paid in crypto (probably income tax) 4. Crypto investment portfolio (probably capital gains...
  15. X

    Fixed-term contract: How to deal with contract renewal and salary.

    In November 2017 I was hired at my current job on a one-year contract that expires in November 2018. I am not an independent contractor -- my company pays my PAYE and offers some benefits, time off, etc. About six months into my contract my employer indicated they were happy with my work and...
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    Online business/service serving a foreign audience, do I also pay tax to that country

    Hi, I've been a stalker on these forums for years. I've found countless answers to my questions without having to register. Decided, that I might as well formalize my stalking. Question is: Suppose I am an S.A. registered company with a ecommerce service/site being offered to a UK...
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    Doing Business in SA: A case of ISPs and their upstream compadres

    This note has been trigerred by an experience I had with my fellow citizen: Axxess DSL. Legally, I signed up for a LTE contract but practically, I have not been provided with a reliable service (see the numerous downtime notices on ISP websites and complaints on this site). I consider a...
  18. R

    AirBnB Management Company - For Sale

    HI all Posting on behalf of my gf - not sure if we can list businesses (the "Read First" doesn't seem to say no) Short-Term Rental Property Management Agency For Sale - Cape Town Short-term rental property management agency with a 3-year track record, good reputation and loyal client base...
  19. X

    Chinese shipping

    Hi all I'm in need of some help. I want to start importing cosmetics from China and selling them here is SA but apparently I need a shipping agent who will clear customs for me. Does anyone have any information on where I can get this agent. TIA
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