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Business plan writing contest suspended

MASERU – A competition to promote the writing of business plans was suspended this week after the process was hijacked by a shadowy group calling itself the Business Development Service

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Backing the right horse

MASERU – Lesotho Post Bank has pledged to take ownership of the annual Prince Lerotholi Horse Race after being impressed by last Saturday’s race at the Pope’s Podium. The move

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The non-financial performance indicators

Many business executives evaluate their business’ performance using financial reports only as the main source of information about the company’s performance. Evaluating performance using financial indicators only has some limitations.

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Using financial indicators to track performance

WHEN tracking the performance of an organisation using the balanced scorecard, managers review the performance of the business from four perspectives which are innovation and learning, internal processes, customer and

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Timely boost for economic reforms

MASERU  – DESPITE being the nerve centre of the law making process the Ministry of Law and Constitutional Affairs has been left to make do with archaic and broken computers. The

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The rags don’t pay anymore

MASERU – IN the second hand clothes business, the good old days are gone. When her husband retired in 2009, ’Mabokang Makena took over as the sole provider of the family.

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Econet revamps calling, data bundles

MASERU -ECONET has revamped its calling and data bundles to give more value to subscribers. The biggest change is that data bundle prices have been slashed and there are massive

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Implementing the balanced scorecard

The implementation of the Balanced Scorecard consists of a number of steps. The first step is that senior management sets up the mission, vision and strategy of the organisation. The

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Fresh push for development bank in Lesotho

MASERU-THE absence of a development bank is seriously inhibiting access to finance for Small Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMES) in the country. It is also stalling economic growth as SMMES

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BEDCO powers business dreams

MASERU-DO you dream of starting or taking your company to greater heights? Are you a young person under 35 or a woman under 40? The Basotho Enterprise Development Corporation (BEDCO)