At Absa, we are driven by the desire to grow small businesses to reach and exceed their potential. If you are an SME, you play a vital role in supporting the nation’s economy. We understand this, and therefore we have a vital role at Absa in supporting you.

Introducing Absa Small Business Friday – a new initiative designed to help your business grow. Friday will soon be more than just a day – it will be an opportunity to reward, acknowledge, support and grow businesses like yours, while also boosting our economy in the long term.

Benefits of participating in our new initiative
cash in pocket

Increase your
customer base


Put your business
on the map

health and beauty

More sales, more
cash back Rewards

health and beauty

Possibility to grow your
business through increased sales

  • What you need to participate


    We are as excited as you are to get started, so let’s go through a few requirements that you need to meet before we can get to the fun part!

    The participating criteria are:

    • Your business must bank with Absa.
    • Your business must have an annual turnover of under R60 000 000.
    • An Absa point-of-sale device. Your total amount of monthly sales through this device must be over R5 000. If you do not have an Absa point-of-sale device, you can always apply for one.
    • Your business cannot fall into any of the following categories:
      • Public sector entity
      • Popular franchise/private sector
      • Professional services provider (e.g. doctors, lawyers, funeral parlours).
    • Absa Small Business Friday terms and conditions apply
  • How it will work

    • We will be placing your business on our small business hub to showcase what you offer to more customers.
    • Every Friday, we will offer our Absa Rewards retail customers double cash back when they use their Absa cards at your physical outlet (on your Absa point-of-sale device).
    • You will also get rewarded in cash for meeting certain sales targets.
    • This is all free!


Meet the requirements above? Let’s get started.

Download the registration form

Simply click the Download button and complete the registration form. It will only take a few minutes.


Don't meet the requirements? Start here

Join Absa Business Banking today!

Opening the right account for your business can be done conveniently online, in just a few steps.


Get a point-of-sale device suited to your business needs.

Apply online for a point-of-sale device and start accepting card payments with ease.


Need more help?

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