A letter from our CEO: When Times Are Tough, Let Your Values Guide You

When we started Merchant Capital seven years ago, our approach was based on our own experiences of being entrepreneurs in South Africa. We knew the.

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Four Last Minute Business Preparations Pre-Lockdown

Lockdown is less than 36 hours away, but there is still time to get some last minute contingency plans in place. We know you are under pressure – so no.

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Time Saving Tips: How to save hours of time when running your own business

Are you feeling as if you run out of time at the office? Read more about how to save hours of time when running your own business. Do you often find.

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Four steps to manage late-paying clients

What should you do if your customers don’t pay you on time? For a business to remain successful, it needs cash flow. How do you maintain good cash.

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Six ways a small business owner can create work-life balance

Work-life balance is a bit of a “unicorn”: An elusive thing unknown to most small business owners.  Entrepreneurs are in a constant state of overdrive.

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Location location location... how to choose the right one for your business

When choosing your business location there are so many important factors to consider in your business plan. Each of these are crucial aspects that must.

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Five common money mistakes made in small business

As a small business owner, you are required to be many things in your business. But “Financial planner” often falls by the wayside, over taken by other.

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Good vs Bad Debt: What should business funding be used for?

Working capital is like air for business, without it your business cannot sustain its profit-driven activities and will not grow. More often than not,.

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Five tips for managing negative cash flow

Too many businesses fail as a result of bad cash flow management. Sending great businesses with big potential into a quick downward spiral. So how do.

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The 5 Best Retail Interview Questions and Answers

We are always on the lookout for articles that will help you grow, market, fund and manage your business. Most times we write the articles ourselves.

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16 TIPS: How to Deal With a Difficult (or Angry) Customer

We are always on the lookout for articles that will help you grow, market, fund and manage your business. Most times we write the articles ourselves.

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5 Examples of Sensory Branding in Retail

We are always on the lookout for articles that will help you grow, market, fund and manage your business. Most times we write the articles ourselves.

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