TIPS is offering an intern position for 6/12 months starting in January 2018. This is open to recently or about to graduate masters students. Closing date for applications is 16 November 2017. For more about the position and how to apply see Intern Position.
TIPS Annual Forum 2018 will be held on June 6-7 in Johannesburg. The theme is Finance and Industrial Development. People wishing to contribute papers are invited to submit their title and abstracts of up to 500 words. The closing date for submissions is 12 January 2017. For details on how to make a submission and the focus of the topics see Tips Forum 2018.
This TIPS Development Dialogue Colloquium was held in Pretoria on 24 October 2017. For more information and copies of the presentations go to Development Dialogue.
This edition of The Real Economy Bulletin reviews the state of small business in South Africa and its evolution over the past decade. It also looks at proposals around the definition of small business and regulatory obstacles and burdens arising from national legislation. To download a copy go The state of small business in South Africa.