Power cuts are hurting small businesses in South Africa – but sharing resources and equipment might be a solution (Polity)

Worldwide, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are seen as the backbone of a thriving economy. They make up a substantial portion of the total number of companies and are estimated to contribute over 87% of all jobs globally.

A recent World Economic Forum report showed that major disruptions affect the value chain of SMEs significantly more than they affect larger enterprises. Disruptions, such as Covid-19 and geo-political tensions, often lead to failure among these businesses. Click here to read full article