How It Works

It takes more than just grit and passion to run a great small business. For the businesses that put in more, there’s the Small Business Awards on CapeTalk with Sage One.

If you know of a small business that exceeded your expectations and left you wanting more, tell us about them. We’ll reward them for being more than just a business.


1st place: Sage One will award the winner with a laptop and free access to Sage One Accounting and Sage One Payroll software, giving them the freedom they need to run their business anywhere, anytime. They’ll also receive a training course or seminar of their choice, as well as a year’s worth of software support. An airtime package to the value of R250 000 on CapeTalk will also be awarded to the winner to promote their business.

2nd place:Two runners-up will receive Sage One Accounting and Sage One Payroll software. They will also receive a free training course or seminar of their choice, as well as a year’s worth of software support. An airtime package to the value of R125 000 on CapeTalk will also be awarded to the two runners-up.

Yoco scoops Small Business Awards for its (low-cost) portable card reader

Cash is dead! Can’t afford (or don't want) a traditional Point-of-Sale machine? Yoco turns your smartphone into one.

Vulcan Wildfire protects properties from Cape fires

It is one of the few private companies that assesses and helps protect property from the Cape's devestating summer fires

Fix Forward create opportunities for tradesmen from poor areas to grow

The company brings together skilled tradesmen with clients who need their services.

Do you require solar installations? SolarJoy does it quick and easy

SolarJoy has been nominated for the Small Business Awards for their professionalism installing solar geysers and heat pumps.

The biggest burgers in Cape Town are served at YARD

YARD restaurant has been nominated for CapeTalk Small Business Awards for the great experience they offer to customers.

Las Paletas supply artisan lollies made from 100% natural products

Nominated for the Small Business Awards for its professionalism and the all natural ice-cream on a stick they offer.

Iphupha Lami helps township entrepreneurs and artists realise their dreams

Small Business Awards nominee, Iphupha Lami Improvements is a development platform that gives exposure to emerging creatives.

Remote Access Control keeps homes safe and secure

This security company was nominated in Cape Talk Small Business Awards for great service they offer in access control equipment.

EDRO Robotics makes computer programming fun

Small Business Awards nominee, EDRO is a learning academy that teaches computer programming to young children in an unique way.

Get all your tree felling needs done proffessionally by Mr B Treefelling

Mr B Treefelling trims and cuts trees and provides jobs and empowerment to the Imizami Yethu Community.

Deckster's Catering, affordable event planners with a personal touch

Small Business Awards nominee, Deckster's Catering provides warm and friendly event management services for any special occasion.

Pet rehab for ageing or ill animals works wonders

Pet Wellness Worx provides rehabilitation for older pets, or those with hip dysplasia or spinal injuries, to regain mobility.

Body pampering products so natural you can eat them

Mies Body Products contain natural ingredients like brown sugar, extra virgin olive oil, seed and essential oils.

Book online and a technician will fetch and fix your broken home appliances

Small Business Awards nominee, Fetch It Fix It allows families to book electricians and mechanics that collect and fix home goods.

Iron Lady takes the crinkle out your shirts and stress out of your day

Small Business Awards nominee, Iron Lady, is an ironing service company that takes the tedious chore of ironing off your hands.

Yoco helps businesses reduce the complexity of card payments

Yoco gives business owners peace of mind as it provides a fast and easy way to render secure payment services.

Professional painting service takes the mess out of home makeovers

Small Business Awards nominee, GMD Commercial & Residential Painters have been praised for their customer service and work ethic.

Firecracker events company lights a fuse for clients' marketing needs

Firecracker Integrated Events and Marketing nominated for CapeTalk Small Business Awards with Sage One

Bulk coffee suppliers take their artisanal coffee fix to your favourite café

Small Business awards nominee, Baseline Coffee delivers to many restaurants, cafes and establishments across the Cape Town area.

Umatie recommended as good food for kiddies

Umatie baby food has been nominated by Christine Moore for their delicious kiddies meals for the 2016 Small Business Awards.

For more than 30 years, Sage has been providing accessible, intelligent accounting and payroll systems to businesses just like yours. Wherever you are on your journey, we’ve been there. And we’re here now, ready to support you with the software that’s right for your business needs.

Sage One is online accounting and payroll software that makes quick work of the daily tasks you know you need to get right. No experience required. Perfect for start-up and small businesses, it helps you forget the admin fuss so that you can take control of your business. It’s easy to use, super secure and because it’s online, it can be accessed from anywhere, at any time.

Sage One. More than just a business. Your business.

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