Non-financial Support

NON-FINANCIAL SUPPORT

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Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA)

Tel: 021 949 2227 (Bellville)

Tel: 021 883 9270 (Stellenbosch)

Tel: 044 874 4770 (George)

At the Small Enterprise Development Agency, you can access the following services:

  • Access to finance.
  • Business planning.
  • Training and capacity building.
  • Access to and assistance with tenders.
  • Business research.
  • Skills training.
  • Support network.
  • Tender information and advice.
  • Referrals: Accounting/legal support.
  • Government SMME support.
  • Rigorous screening process.

www.seda.co.za

SEDA Satellite Centres

Tel: 021 426 0399
(Cape Town)

Tel: 021 762 0382
(Wynberg)

Tel: 021 572 4992
(Atlantis)

Tel: 021361 8233
(Khayelitsha)

Tel: 028 312 2359
(Hermanus)

Tel: 023 342 2381
(Worcester)

Tel: 022 713 4405
(Vredenberg)

Tel: 044 695 2840
(MosselBay)

Tel: 044 272 7783
(Oudtshoorn)

Tel: 044 382 2861
(Knysna)

Tel: 023 414 3368
(Beaufort West)

 

At the SEDA Satellite Centres, you can access the following services:

  • Access to finance.
  • Business planning.
  • Training and capacity building.
  • Access to and assistance with tenders.
  • Business research.
  • Skills training.
  • Support network.
  • Tender information and advice.
  • Referrals: Accounting/legal support.
  • Government SMME support.
  • Rigorous screening process.

 

 

www.seda.co.za

 

The Business Place

Tel: 021 425 7816 (Cape Town)

Tel: 021 371 3350 (Phillipi)

Tel: 079 208 1636 (Khayelitsha)

At the Business Place, you can access the following services:

  • Free access to TBP Navigators who provide one-on-one consultations to help entrepreneurs work out their next steps towards starting or growing their businesses.
  • Access to business opportunities and linkages.
  • Relevant business information and resources.
  • Referrals to quality business development service providers, government resources and financial institutions.
  • Free internet access for business research and idea generation.
  • Legal advice, by appointment.
  • Micro-MBA practical training programme.
  • Business-to-business networking opportunities.
  • Regular business and information workshops on a wide range of business-related topics.
  • Free use of meeting and training rooms.

www.thebusinessplace.co.za

West Coast Business Development Centre
(WCBDC)

 

 

 

 

Tel: 022 714 1731 (Saldanha)

Tel: 027 201 3356 (Vredendal)

Tel: 022 913 1693(Piketberg)

At the West Coast Business Development Centre, you can access the following services:

  • Business-to-business linkages.
  • Training.
  • Business advice and counselling.
  • Business plan development.
  • Business process re-engineering.
  • Accounting and bookkeeping.
  • Due diligence.
  • Contract drafting.
  • Tender advice.

www.wcbusinessdevelopment.org.za

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)

Tel: 086 100 2472

Walk-in Centre:
80 St George's Mall 1st floor, Waldorf Building
Cape Town

At the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission, you can access the following services:

  • Registration of companies, co-operatives and intellectual property rights (trade marks, patents, designs and copyright) and maintenance thereof.
  • Disclosure of information on its business registers.
  • Licensing of business rescue practitioners.

www.cipc.co.za

Construction Industry Development (CIDB)

Call Centre:
0861 927 222

The CIDB registers all contractors wanting to do government contracts.

  • Level 1 - New start-ups will qualify on this level
  • Levels 2-9 - Contractors are graded according to the value of jobs completed successfully.

www.cidb.org.za

National Home Builders Registration Council (NHBRC)

Tel: 021 913 9210

The NHBRC is established to protect the interest of housing consumers, and to regulate the home building industry. All contractors that are building residential units need to register with the NHBRC.

The NHBRC also offers the following training programmes:

  • Bricklaying.
  • Construction management.
  • Painting.
  • Plastering.
  • Plumbing.
  • Project management.
  • Roofing.
  • Finance for non-financial managers.

www.nhbrc.org.za

South African Revenue Services (SARS)

Call Centre:
0800 007 277

At SARS, you can access the following services:

  • Income tax registration.
  • Tax clearance certificate.

www.sars.gov.za

National Youth Development Agency (NYDA)

Tel: 021 415 2040 (Cape Town)

 

At the NYDA, you can access the following services:

  • Mentoring.
  • Business opportunity support services (BOSS) eg market linkages.

www.nyda.gov.za

Business Partners

Tel: 021 464 3600 (Cape Town)

Tel: 021 919 3242 (Bellville)

Tel: 044 873 6112 (George)

Tel: 021 809 2169 (Stellenbosch)

At Business Partners, you can access the following service:

  • Mentorship to all SMMEs.

www.businesspartners.co.za

Absa Enterprise Development Centres

Call Centre
086 004 0320

Tel: 021 360 2660 (Khayelitsha Mall)

 

 

At the Absa Enterprise Development Centres you can access the following services:

  • Access to finance.
  • Business advisory service.
  • Training and capacity building.

www.absa.co.za

 

The content on this page was last updated on 14 April 2014