November 13, 2020

The past eight months certainly haven’t been easy for small businesses. Many had to shut their doors due to the coronavirus pandemic. While some may never reopen, others are ramping up their business — and hoping they don’t have to shut down again. Furniture firm-Love Artisan had to temporarily shutter its operation for two months when…

November 13, 2020

Infrared Limited has spent the last seven months understanding the “Best Global Practices”, particularly in systems that would facilitate Kenyan companies in the application of disinfection and temperature monitoring systems. Companies have taken on the responsibility and are working hard to ensure that they have put the protocols and guidelines set out by the Ministry…

November 13, 2020

Starting a new business can feel like one big question mark—and the landscaping industry is no different.  If you’re thinking about starting a landscaping business, you probably have a lot of questions. Where should you start? What services should you offer? What steps should you take to build a sustainable business? Let’s take a look…

November 13, 2020

Laughter is said to be the best medicine and Kenyans love to take their dose every day which is why short-form mobile video platform, TikTok, has continued to grow in popularity amongst locals. Instead of its content focusing purely on traditional comedic skits, TikTok has taken its entertainment up a notch by providing a platform…

November 13, 2020

Financial planning is a step by step approach towards managing one’s finances by systematically allocating resources to achieve financial goals and objectives. A sound financial plan is important as it helps reduce and possibly eliminate financial distress that may arise from various responsibilities and unexpected situations. Due to the negative effects the pandemic has had…

November 13, 2020

By Edwin Dande, CEO of Cytonn The lack of an entrepreneurial spirit is one of the biggest problems we face in this country. We are more interested in tenderprenuership, where we make money as quickly as possible and with the least effort, as opposed to entrepreneurship, which is really about designing and launching a new…

November 13, 2020

Finally, you get confirmed as a permanent employee after a 1-year internship at your dream workplace. You hurriedly scan through the contract’s contents happy to see the words “Permanent and Pensionable” and cannot wait to call your family or friends and inform them of the good news. But what does that word pensionable mean? And…

November 13, 2020

During the COVID-19 crisis, you, like many other businesses, have most likely transitioned to remote work in varying degrees. Whether due to government regulations or a desire to protect employees and customers as much as possible, working from home is increasingly becoming the new norm. Not only that, many of your employees likely have unique…

November 13, 2020

By Andrew Bourne, Region Manager, Africa, Zoho Corporation While the pandemic paved way for even the most staunch opponents of remote work to change their perspective, fatigue is starting to set in for some of the teams, especially for those who have been isolated for the best part of the year now. However, as restrictions…

September 16, 2020

By Kelly Kearsly Since the start of COVID-19 crisis, people around the world have been spending more time at home—and in some cases, they may be noticing things they’d like to fix or projects they’d like to start. If you’re a skilled handyman, you may be able to help and find a new way to…