6 Steps to Starting a Construction Company in SA

6 Steps to Starting a Construction Company in SA

Michael on 13 August 2020

A step-by-step breakdown on where to start, what you need and where to get it, so that you can apply for public contracts and government tenders.

Build a Beautiful Website Without Breaking the Bank

Build a Beautiful Website Without Breaking the Bank

Michael on 15 June 2020

You want to have an affordable, attractive website but don’t know how to make it yourself – here are your best options!

Everything you need to know about the SMME debt relief fund

Everything you need to know about the SMME debt relief fund

Bo on 26 March 2020

The South African government has set up a debt relief fund to assist SMMEs affected by the economic shut down. Here’s what you need to know.

Staying open during lock down

Staying open during lock down

Bo on 26 March 2020

If you want to offer your products or services during the national lock down, you must register as an essential service provider. Here’s a breakdown of who can apply and how to get an essential services certificate from the government.

Selling Food? What Licences Do You Need?

Selling Food? What Licences Do You Need?

Francois on 18 August 2019

So you have perfected your secret recipe and want to turn it into a business. Get some insider info!

Is An Online Store Better Than An Actual Shop?

Is An Online Store Better Than An Actual Shop?

Richard on 31 July 2019

Ready to make your retail dreams come true? Wondering whether to open an online store or a more traditional shop? Let us help you make the decision. In just 10 minutes you’ll have a much clearer idea of what you need to know.

Top 3 Business Trends in SA for 2019/2020

Top 3 Business Trends in SA for 2019/2020

Richard on 24 July 2019

Curious to know how new trends in 2019 and 2020 will change business in South Africa? Our latest blog post is the perfect place to learn more.

Marijuana farming. What licenses do you need?

Marijuana farming. What licenses do you need?

Francois on 23 July 2019

We speak to an insider in the lucrative cannabis industry to find out how you can get involved!

All you need to know to start selling vape products

All you need to know to start selling vape products

Richard on 22 July 2019

Interested in selling vape products? Here’s what you need to know about the license you need and how to get started.

The incredible benefits of registering a company

The incredible benefits of registering a company

Neil on 24 July 2018

Registering your business opens up new opportunities. Trust is earned from customers and suppliers. Here we’ll list just a few benefits you can expect from owning a registered company.

3 common questions about company registration

3 common questions about company registration

Neil on 23 July 2018

Is this your first time registering a company? We’ve put together some of the most commonly asked questions.

How to register a company online in South Africa (Guide)

How to register a company online in South Africa (Guide)

Bo on 16 July 2018

Registering an official company in South Africa doesn’t need to be complicated. If you have all the information ready, the whole process can be done online in a few minutes.

Naming Your Company

Naming Your Company

Neil on 9 June 2018

Choosing a company name can be difficult...really difficult! At Govchain, we register your legal company name. Your legal name doesn't have to be the same as your trading name. Let's quickly go over the difference.

3 things every new company needs (and how to get them for free)

3 things every new company needs (and how to get them for free)

Bo on 4 May 2018

From company logo generators to one page business plans. Here’s a list of 3 things you can do to help turn your big idea into a successful business, all for FREE.