SA needs 40 000 new SMEs a year

The National Development Plan expects small and medium-size enterprises to create 90% of the new jobs it wants in place by 2030 – but with just seven years to go the figure is standing at 30%. Small Business Institute CEO John Dludlu helps us understand where the stumbling blocks are.
1 Feb 11PM English South Africa Business · Careers

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