By Busisiwe Mavuso
An important aspect for government to get right is the promise of quick, efficient bureaucratic procedures.
We hope the measures announced in the president’s plan will be implemented with both urgency and purpose as well as transparency.
Tightening capital controls or preventing tax emigration are simply not viable alternatives.
We do ourselves no favours by embracing reforms that destabilise government finances and the economy.
Inflation is rising globally and a significant cost-of-living crisis is emerging for many nations.
SA was identified as one of 31 countries with high risks around the “erosion of social cohesion” in the World Economic Forum’s 2022 Global Risks report.
The one element that can accelerate the recovery of small businesses is the red tape unit in the Presidency.
South Africa has been in the FATF’s sights since 2009 following an initial review.
Business believes this limited easing of requirements will provide the necessary energy foundations upon which all sustainable local manufacturing depends.
We need to have a plan ready by the time of COP27 in Egypt in November that provides a clear path for the country to shift its carbon intensity.
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