Presented by manufacturing industry veteran Leon Viljoen
Small businesses are widely recognised as the lifeblood of economies all over the world. Research by McKinsey has found that in South Africa, SMEs make up 98% of businesses, but many of them struggle under the strain of several challenges including bureaucratic red tape and lack of access to finance.
But while the operating environment is tough, they can work towards their sustainability by focusing on a number of key aspects in the value chain. Over the next weeks, Leon Viljoen will delve into these aspects, providing insight and valuable advice on how to get them right.