Unlocking economic growth through SME Financing

In South Africa, the SME sector is estimated to contribute between 35%-45% and 50%-60% toward Gross Domestic Product and the labour force respectively, according to research undertaken by Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and The Banking Association of South Africa – making it easy to see why it is viewed as a lever for increasing economic growth.

Why Transparency Matters

Business dynamics have changed fundamentally and today, transparency has never been more important to a successful business model. The ‘need to know’ concept is being broken down by savvier, more skeptical consumers and small businesses and a fundamentally connected economy which demands that transparency extends beyond personal interactions, to become a core business pillar. In