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On 24 May of this year, the inaugural ABSA Supplier Development Awards took place and the event was an absolute success. If you don’t know what the awards are about or why they are so important then this short video will get you up to speed.

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ABSA Supplier Development Awards

The ABSA Supplier Development Awards have come and gone, but they are still fresh in our minds. The awards celebrated big businesses making a big impact with their supply chain initiatives and programmes. From big players like Massmart who were the overall winners to amazing companies like Hatch Africa who all play a part in the development of small businesses in South Africa. Read more

Johannesburg, 23 May 2018: National retailer Massmart was named Overall Winner at the ABSA Business Day Supplier Development Awards that were held at a prestigious breakfast at The Empire Venue in Johannesburg. More than 400 entries were received for the inaugural Awards that were presented in partnership with FetolaCold Press Media, and Tiso Blackstar Group. Read more

By Catherine Wijnberg, CEO Fetola

The forecast is that by 2030, as much as 90% of new jobs in our economy will be created by small, medium and micro enterprises. In reality, though, fewer than 30% of all SMMEs survive beyond three years – so there is a gulf between this dream of job creation and the reality of its achievement. But whose problem is this? Read more