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Daily Maverick Webinar | Small businesses & youth unemployment

22 February 2023

What is the role that small businesses play in tackling youth unemployment?What is the role that small businesses play in tackling youth unemployment? The findings of ‘Bridge the gap’ were unpacked in a Daily Maverick webinar.

Young talent and Small Businesses: this is how we bridge the gap.

22 December 2022

National survey by Youth Capital confirms that SMMEs need tailored support to hire and retain young talent. We unpacked the findings in a Twitter Space.

[READ] Your neighbourhood restaurant may be more important than you realise. Here’s why[READ]

14 December 2022

With roughly 2.6 million people operating small businesses in South Africa, bridging the gap between young job-seekers and SMMEs must be a national priority. We write about three key solutions on Fin24.

[LISTEN] Youth unemployment is a mountain to climb.

1 December 2022

On this interview with Sifiso Skenjana, Youth Capital’s Network Mobiliser Lethiwe Sinodumo Nkosi unpacks solutions to bridge the gap between SMMEs and young job-seekers.

Learn & Do. How to hire, onboard, and retain young talent.

1 December 2022

How can entrepreneurs hire and retain young talent? Developed in partnership with Mama Money and others, this toolkit includes their five top tips.

[LISTEN] How we can bridge the gap between small businesses and young talent.

1 December 2022

Following the release of our latest report, Youth Capital speaks to 702’s John Perlman about the solutions to fix the challenges small businesses face.

[WATCH] Small businesses need tailored support to unlock growth

1 December 2022

What are the challenges that small businesses face when hiring and retaining young hires? Youth Capital chats to Newzroom Afrika about the latest report, Bridge the Gap.

Statement: National survey confirms that small businesses need support to unlock growth.

28 November 2022

Youth Capital’s latest brief, Bridge the Gap. Finding the ‘right’ young hire, shines a light on the challenges that small businesses face when hiring young talent.

Bridge the Gap. Finding the ‘right’ young hire.

27 November 2022

Small businesses are considered the backbone of the economy, and increasingly expected to provide solutions to youth unemployment through hiring. But what are the challenges that they face when looking for a young hire?

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