FREE Labour Law Workshop in Port Elizabeth

Labour law sets strict requirements that employers must comply with and the LWO’s main goal is to ensure that your business not only complies with all of these requirements, but that you use labour law to your benefit to protect your business. Compliance with labour law is not negotiable and creates a business risk for employers. To comply requires specialist knowledge.

It is a modern trend to outsource non-core activities to specialists, which saves the business owner time and puts him in the position to focus on growing his business. The LWO has a team of highly trained legal advisors with relevant experience and has been providing labour law advice to employers across all business sectors for the past 29 years. We are very proud of our excellent success rate at the CCMA: 99.994%!

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PFirestorm – Winners and Opportunities

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The IFE Franchise Expo hosted by FASA which was held in Durban on the 8th and 9th March 2019 presented various opportunities for a wide range of entrepreneurs – least of whom was Cyril Naidoo – an entrepreneur who was lucky enough to win Pfirestorm’s Lucky Draw prize of a Huawei Smart Media Tablet and the a year’s subscription for the Pfirestorm platform valued at over R 20,000. A big CONGRATULATIONS to Mr Naidoo! We hope that this prize will enhance and drive his business to new heights. We will be staying in touch!

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SBI SME Indaba 11 April – Final Programme

We are very excited to share the final programme for the SBI #SMEIndaba being held on Thursday,

11 April 2019, at the Bryanston Country Club in Johannesburg.

Join us for what promises to be another memorable day of speeches, debates and inspiration.

Giving us ‘bang for our bucks’ are Keynote Speakers Sipho Pityana, BUSA president and an early and bold voice against state capture; Nozabelo Ruth Bhengu, chair of the parliamentary portfolio committee on small business; and the irrepressible GG Alcock, author of KasiNomics and KasiNomic Revolution – The rise of African Informal Economies.

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SBi SME Indaba

Thursday 11 April 2019 – 09h00 – 14h30
Bryanston Country Club

We hope you can join us for what promises to be another memorable morning of speeches, debates and inspiration.

Giving us ‘bang for our bucks’ are Keynote Speakers Sipho Pityana, BUSA president and an early and bold voice against state capture; Nozabelo Ruth Bhengu, chair of the parliamentary portfolio committee on small business; and the irrepressible GG Alcock, author of KasiNomics and KasiNomic Revolution – The rise of African Informal Economies.

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The IFE Franchise & Entrepreneurs Expo took Durban by Storm

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Bringing the IFE Franchise & Entrepreneurs Expo to Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal for the first time was a game changer for a province keen to promote entrepreneurship and small business expansion. Hosted by Ithala Development Finance Corporation and in line with their economic growth and job creation mandate, the exhibition focused on the potential of entrepreneurship and offered local people the opportunity to find out more about owning their own businesses.

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Durban is flying the flag for franchising at the Durban IFE Franchise Expo

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Whether you’re in the market to buy a fast food franchise or are looking for a small home-based franchise opportunity, the upcoming International Franchise Expo (IFE 2019) hosted by Ithala is coming to Durban on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th MARCH 2019 at the Durban Exhibition Centre.

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FASA’s IFE Franchise Expo comes to Durban for the first time

In a first for KwaZulu-Natal, Ithala is hosting the Franchise Association of South Africa’s (FASA) flagship event – the 21st International Franchise and Entrepreneur EXPO.

pearl-bengu“Ithala approached FASA as part of its efforts to grow its Franchise Fund portfolio and provide SMME’s and co-operatives in KZN with opportunities to enter the franchising industry, not only as franchisees but also a means to convert their businesses into franchises,” said Ms. Pearl Bengu, Group Chief Executive Ithala Development Finance Corporation.

“The exhibition focuses on entrepreneurship. In line with Ithala’s economic growth and job creation mandate we aim to bring investment into KZN and match this with people keen to run their own businesses and have an opportunity for a better life,” she said.

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