Post to My Blog 04/05/2012

Posted: April 5, 2012 in everything and more
  • The New England chapter of The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), an international non-profit dedicated to inspiring young people from low-income communities to stay in school and recognize business opportunities, today announced the Adopt-A-Class program as a way for businesses to give back to the community

    tags: Entrepreneurship Education

  • On the heels of a year full of big wins and national accolades, the Edson Student Entrepreneur Initiative launched a campaign to increase awareness of entrepreneurship within the student body at Arizona State University; and it worked. Applications to the Edson program totaled 338, a 35% increase from the 250 applications received in 2011.

    tags: Education

  • The recent fuel and electricity price increases, and the planned levy on petrol and diesel, may force business owners back to the drawing board and present an opportunity to review their operational efficiencies, says Kobus Engelbrecht, marketing head of Sanlam Business Market.

    tags: DailyRoundUp Economics

  • Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) has become a reality that businesses in South Africa have to live with; given the on-going debate on the proposed amendments to the Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment Act No. 53 of 2003, it has recently become a topical issue. This bill aligns the various laws relating to black economic empowerment in South Africa on 9 December 2011.(2) The Amendment Bill comes on the counsel of the Presidential B-BBEE Advisory Council. The question is, are these amendments really necessary?

    tags: DailyRoundUp BEE

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