By Busi Mavuso
We should be asking the real question: why is it that businesses are not investing, growing and employing more people?
By Busisiwe Mavuso
Developing a strong base of local suppliers who are competitive and expanding the small business sector would strengthen the foundation of our economy while creating jobs.
Personal power plays of politicians cannot become a distraction from the acceleration of SA’s economic recovery agenda.
South Africa does not have the luxury of fiscal room to continue to absorb economic losses. We need economic growth to recover as fast as possible.
We need to focus on sustainable and real ways to improve the system for the poor.
BLSA has noted the decision of consulting firm Bain to withdraw its membership.
South Africans should expect a new wave of personal attacks and smear campaigns on defenders of democracy in our judiciary, National Treasury, the Reserve Bank and other key institutions.
By Busi Mavuso
In the two and a half years after Bain’s suspension, BLSA had several engagements with Bain in which we set out our views on what the company had to do to regain the trust of BLSA.
Each reform and each infrastructure project that is actually rolled out will contribute in their own ways to boosting economic growth, and that is the only way to reduce unemployment.
BLSA fully supports the “overarching” recommendation in Judge Raymond Zondo’s report that a national charter against corruption be adopted by government, the business sector and relevant stakeholders.
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