Policy needs to enable businesses to flourish


POSTED ON: October 13, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The Draft Companies Amendment Bill approved by cabinet last month, adds significant administrative burdens on companies while diminishing SA’s attractiveness as a place to do business.

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Every decision needn’t be a ‘big bang’ reform but a signal of proactive decision-making


POSTED ON: October 11, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

BLSA CEO Busi Mavuso says that although some degree of red tape imposed on businesses is necessary to protect consumers and ensure orderly commercial activity – but SA can do better.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 11 October 2021


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By Busi Mavuso

The decision by the UK to remove SA from its red list of countries was late but welcome. The change will now also allow more normal business travel to resume with one of our biggest trading partners.

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South African CEO business confidence back to pre-pandemic levels, KPMG survey says


POSTED ON: October 5, 2021 IN , by Admin

CEOs of the world’s largest companies are increasingly optimistic about the outlook for their businesses, KPMG South Africa’s 2021 CEO Outlook survey found.

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Minister Godongwana’s message should be sent to every public servant in the land


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By Busi Mavuso

“We have got to make it really easy to do business.” With that underlying message, Minister Godongwana hit all the right notes in his address to the Sunday Times Investment Summit last week.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 4 October


POSTED ON: October 4, 2021 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

A big take away from last week’s meeting between business representatives and President Cyril Ramaphosa was that fixing the workings of the economy must be a joint endeavour.

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State should use timely budget surplus boon to accelerate reform


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By Busi mavuso

The news of the surplus is positive and more importantly, it helps regain some credibility in markets for a Treasury that has taken a knock in recent years.

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