By Busisiwe Mavuso
Small businesses have the greatest potential to address SA’s problems of poverty and inequality.
It would be easier to support NECOM and government if our bureaucratic and regulatory functions were working the way they are meant to.
BLSA believes the ISA should be the centre for excellence in respect of developing bankable PPPs.
The increased allocation for infrastructure development aims to address an urgent overall need of improving the efficiency of the economy.
The state capture years put immense pressure on National Treasury and led to a period of spiralling debt and extremely poor expenditure that delivered low value for money.
Improving our debt profile will accelerate our return to investment grade ratings, which in turn will make our debt cheaper.
Eradicating red tape is an easy win; it comes at no cost to the state while its benefits are widespread and will be immediately felt.
By Busiswe Mavuso
Investment and employment cannot be a starting point, it must be an outcome.
When government and business collaborate to address SA’s problems, the results are meaningful.
There is no magic elixir for the economy.
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