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Welcome!

Are you a woman in business in KZN? Looking for networking opportunities, business support, and interaction with other business women? KZN Women in Business is the organisation for you!

Founded in 1995, KZNWIB is a non-profit organisation that offers emotional and business support to women seeking personal and business growth. From the first-time entrepreneur to the professional executive, KZNWIB provides a platform for growth through our monthly networking meetings and regular charity events.

Our monthly meetings are held in Durban on the first Thursday of every month. You are welcome to attend a maximum of two meetings as a guest (non-member), thereafter you are required to become a member. This meeting offers KZNWIB members:

  • Regular networking opportunities
  • Promotional gifts / offers
  • Space to display your products and services
  • Fundraising activities to support our chosen charity
  • Presentations and workshops by guest speakers and industry partners

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OUR COMMITTEE

The KZNWIB 2020-2021 Committee

2020 Committee

(Left to Right): Senta Duffield, Tracy-lee Galloway, Tilanie Grote, Sue St Leger, Jacks Warner, Karen Stark, Nicci Hosking, Shelley Kreinacke, Cali Pretorius, Bianca Johnson, and Vaneshiri Pillay.

FEATURED PROFILE OF THE MONTH

BUSINESS PROFILE – SHAKTI RAMPHUL

What is the name of your business and what is your role? Business Partners Limited. I am an Investment Officer meaning I am tasked with facilitating loans to businesses. Describe your business in two sentences. Business Partners is a risk financier. We provide tailor-made finance solutions to businesses for both business and property finance.How long…

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The impact of the Corona virus on contracts in South Africa

In light of the recent Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) case being confirmed in South Africa, there are certain legal implications that this global virus would have should the Coronavirus spread. Performance in terms of the contract One of the main issues that companies and/or persons would be faced with, is whether such company and/or…

The Corona virus and your employees

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3 Business Lessons

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BUSINESS PROFILE – SHAKTI RAMPHUL

What is the name of your business and what is your role? Business Partners Limited. I am an Investment Officer meaning I am tasked with facilitating loans to businesses. Describe your business in two sentences. Business Partners is a risk financier. We provide tailor-made finance solutions to businesses for both business and property finance. How…

WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF EMPLOYEES AND EMPLOYERS?

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How to survive the Holiday Season: Separated or Divorced Families

The holiday season can cause much unnecessary conflict between separated and divorced spouses or split families. Navigating the holidays can be a very emotional time, whether it is your first or your fifteenth Christmas, sharing your time with your children. A good divorce settlement agreement or parenting plan should have clear and specific guidelines for…

The Power of Purpose

Your business is the VEHICLE through which you will fulfill your life purpose. And just like you, it has a living heart and soul, absorbing the thoughts and feelings of every person or entity that engages with it. Being out of alignment with your business makes it virtually impossible for it to reach its full…

Domestic Violence – Applying for An Urgent Interim Protection Order

Protection against domestic violence is a human right. It is founded on several human rights in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa,1996 (the Constitution). Section 10 provides that “everyone has an inherent dignity and the right to have their dignity respected and protected”. This includes both physical and psychological respect to one’s dignity.…

How to Overcome Cash Flow Challenges

A lack of cash flow is a very quick way to destroy a business! No Cash = No Business. A lack of cash flow or a poor cash flow is a major cause of stress for many business owners. It is important to note however, that poor cash flow is a symptom and is not…

Glassophobia or Fear of Public Speaking

Public Speaking phobia? Most people have experienced it to lesser or greater degree but it’s difficult to imagine that it might be considered a phobia. Afterall, we live in a fast paced, career centred world driven by ambitious, successful and confident individuals. The statistics speak for themselves.   It is said that up to 75% of…

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