Small businesses need R16bn funding to recover after having stock looted in the recent wave of unrest, according to non-profit organisation Beyond Covid-19 whose survey found two thirds of looted small businesses did not have insurance.  

The organisation was formed to help small business recover from the impact of lockdowns and the Covid-19 pandemic. It surveyed 1,070 businesses about the effect of the rioting in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng on their premises and found more than a third had all their stock looted. ..

This article is free to read if you register or sign in.

If you have already registered or subscribed, please sign in to continue.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.