According to Statistics South Africa (StatsSA), small businesses have been growing steadily from generating 16% of total turnover in the formal business sector in 2013 to 22% in 2019. At the same time, the contribution of large business waned, from 75% to 68%.
“The Services SETA makes grant funding available during a window period in which it accepts applications from the employers. The opening of this window is advertised on the SETA website, national and community media.
The year 2020 will forever be defined by the massive disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic had across the board and around the world, says Dr John Purchase, CEO of the Agricultural Business Chamber (Agbiz). The immediate response in South Africa was a hard lockdown that restricted movement and any form of a gathering of people.
The Minister of Higher Education, Blade Nzimande said the department is working to create a partnership to boost investment in the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) sector infrastructure.
In partnership with the Young Living Foundation, Tsiba has identified 16 South African Young Living scholars – hailing from underserved communities – to help support their higher education and bring their personal and professional dreams to fruition.