Press release: BLSA accepts resignation of Bain from membership


POSTED ON: January 18, 2022 IN by Admin

BLSA has noted the decision of consulting firm Bain to withdraw its membership.

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Infrastructure for South Africa report


POSTED ON: March 26, 2021 IN by Admin

Business Leadership South Africa today launched a report on solutions to boosting infrastructure investment to drive the economic recovery.

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Level four lockdown is fluid, not time-based


POSTED ON: May 13, 2020 IN by Admin

Level four is something of a testing ground to assess Covid-19 readiness for moving to levels three and two, to learn more about the challenges and states of readiness, trade and industry minister Ebrahim Patel told an online webcast with business leaders on Friday organised by Business Leadership South Africa.

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Government needs to pull out all the stops to escape low-growth trap


POSTED ON: December 5, 2019 IN by Admin

As much as the government under President Cyril Ramaphosa focuses on drawing investment into the country, it is in matters such as freeing up the private sector, and in particular SMMEs, where we’ll find shorter, quicker pathways to a better growth outlook for the economy.

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“Mini Budget” preview – mini in name only


POSTED ON: October 28, 2019 IN by Admin

In years past, this week’s speech – that doesn’t carry as much weight as the February budget – was primarily seen as a marker in calendars of just when the state would be unofficially going on its summer holidays. It couldn’t be more different now as it will serve as a statement of intent of Ramaphosa’s first administration, and perhaps the constant date changes bear testimony to its importance – we hope.

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