STATEMENT FROM THE SBI (Formerly the AHI) - 24 October 2017 Medium Term Budget must support SMEs to ensure Radical Economic Growth

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STATEMENT FROM THE SBI (Formerly the AHI) 24 October 2017 Medium Term Budget must support SMEs to ensure Radical Economic Growth   The SBi small business chamber organisation (formerly AHi) calls on the finance minister to ‘think small first’, as government is mandated to do by the Small Business Act,...
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Op-Ed: Medium Term Budget – Gigaba must support Radical Economic Growth and SMEs: Daily Maverick

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Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba delivers his first medium-term budget speech on Wednesday to a tough crowd. South Africans are impatient for visionary leadership, fed up with corruption and the ratings agencies circling overhead need evidence of credible fiscal management. By BERNARD SWANEPOEL. A snapshot of South Africa shows yet another...
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Press release from SBI (Previously AHI) NEW FOCUS FOR SMALL BUSINESS CHAMBER ORGANISATION

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Press release from SBI (Previously AHI) 25 September 2017 NEW FOCUS FOR SMALL BUSINESS CHAMBER ORGANISATION For the past year, the AHI business chamber organisation has taken steps to renew itself to safeguard its relevance and diversity and become the ‘Big Voice for Small Business’. Following its special general meeting...
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Kleinsake is van groot belang volgens Zweli Mkhize.

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Beide Matthews Phosa en Zweli Mkhize het die AHI se afsonderlike Kleinsake Indabas in Kaapstad en Durban gebruik om die bevordering van kleinsake te verkondig. Dis maklik om dit af te maak as politieke opportunisme. Beide het lang verbintenisse met die AHI en beide is ANC presidentskandidate wat weet hoe...
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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE AHI: payment of government suppliers within 30 days

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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE AHI:  payment of government suppliers within 30 days 22 August 2017 The AHI notes the comments by Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe that timing for payments by government to suppliers is improving.  ( Click here to read the ministry's press release.) Earlier this year AHI...
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SME's drivers of job creation - Cape Argus 27 July 2017

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Read the article on pressreader - Cape Argus 27 July 2017. Click here  
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY - DR MATHEWS PHOSA. AHI, Chamber for Small Business, SME Indaba Cape Town

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY DR MATHEWS PHOSA AHI, Chamber for Small Business, Indaba Cape Town Wednesday, 26 July 2017 Baie dankie vir die voorreg om vandag hier tussen sulke uitgelese lede van die Afrikaanse Handelinstituut met u te kan praat. As ń oud President van u organisasie is dit ń groep...
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MAGDA WIERZYCKA AHI SME INDABA – KELVIN GROVE – 26 JULY 2017

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KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY MAGDA WIERZYCKA AHI SME INDABA – KELVIN GROVE – 26 JULY 2017 We are living through unprecedented times in South Africa where politics and economics have converged – one completely dependent on the other. We are living through times when we are witnessing a battle between all...
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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE AHI: Small Business Association Will Call on Finance Minister to Ease SME Burdens

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NEWS RELEASE FROM THE AHI 11 May 2017 Small Business Association Will Call on Finance Minister to Ease SME Burdens As part of a delegation from Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) meeting with Finance Minister Gigaba, the AHi today proposed four points it will suggest to the minister aimed at...
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Watch: AHI SME Conference 5 April at Centurion.

Watch: AHI SME Conference 5 April at Centurion.

The first AHI SME Indaba for 2017 was held on 5 April at Leriba lodge.  We have compiled a few video clips for those of you who missed it. 

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Now Is the Time for Small and Medium Enterprise to Stand Firm

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Now Is the Time for Small and Medium Enterprise to Stand Firm Small business representative organisation AHI says the news that the rating agency, Fitch, has downgraded South Africa's credit rating to sub-investment grade will lead to catastrophically lower economic growth, with some estimating billions of Rands in outflows and...
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AHI SME Indaba - Keynote speaker: Tanya Cohen - CEO Business Unity South Africa

AHI SME Indaba - Keynote speaker: Tanya Cohen - CEO Business Unity South Africa
CREATING JOBS AGAINGST ALL ODDS THE CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FACING SMALL BUSINESSES AHI Conference 5 APRIL 2017 Let me take this opportunity on behalf of BUSA to thank you for convening this important dialogue. We welcome the AHI initiative in creating a platform for strategic engagement on role and conditions...
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AHI Press release: Certainty above all

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The small and medium business champion, AHI, was deeply concerned by the irrational and reckless action by the President to recall his finance minister and replace his cabinet without consultation. Ongoing uncertainty had prompted AHI to call on the government to prioritise restoring stability to the country. AHI President Bernard...
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AHI: Tough Budget Reflecting Economic and Political Environment With Little Leeway.

AHI: Tough Budget Reflecting Economic and Political Environment With Little Leeway.
SME representative organisation AHI says the National Budget tabled by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in Parliament this afternoon erred on the side ...
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Pretoria FM onderhoud - AHI woordvoerder Cobus Bester.....

Pretoria FM onderhoud - AHI woordvoerder Cobus Bester.....
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AHI 75 - Kom Ons Vier Met Ekonomiese Groei.

AHI 75 - Kom Ons Vier Met Ekonomiese Groei.
AHI 75. Kom Ons Vier Met Ekonomiese Groei. "Die AHI kom al 'n ver pad die afgelope 75 jaar, van sy stigting in 1942 as die stem van die Afrikaanse sak...
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AHI Turns 75. Let's Celebrate With Economic Growth

AHI Turns 75.  Let's Celebrate With Economic Growth
The AHI has come a long way in 75 years, from its establishment in 1942 as the voice of Afrikaans Business, until today where it represents all South ...
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Luister: 'n Mens moet kalm bly te midde van die grootste krisisse - RSG Geldsake

Luister: 'n Mens moet kalm bly te midde van die grootste krisisse - RSG Geldsake
Ons deel graag die onderhoud gedoen met AHI HUB dr. Ernest Messina vanoggend op RSG Geldsake. RSG Geldsake en Investec Batebestuur bied tans 'n weekli...
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Government Economic Transformation Plan a Denial of Market Principles

Government Economic Transformation Plan a Denial of Market Principles
SME representative organisation AHI has expressed its disappointment with government's proposed Radical Social Economic Transformation, announced by P...
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Our troubled nation needs a compassionate statesman as its leader. - Bernard Swanepoel: AHI President

Our troubled nation needs a compassionate statesman as its leader. - Bernard Swanepoel: AHI President
The upcoming state of the nation address to be delivered by President Jacob Zuma on Thursday evening needs to be directed primarily at the 9-million u...
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