BLSA CEO’s Newsletter – 17 January 2022


POSTED ON: January 17, 2022 IN by Admin

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. 

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BLSA CEO’s Newsletter – 10 January 2022


POSTED ON: January 10, 2022 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We at BLSA have studied the Zondo Commission report and in particular the role of business in the recommendations that the Commission has made. We welcome these and look forward to working with social partners to support the necessary legislative changes, particularly where they affect business.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 13 December 2021


POSTED ON: December 13, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Make no mistake, this year has been the worst we’ve had in terms of energy availability. By November we had faced over 1,000 hours of load shedding for the first time since the crisis began.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 6 December 2021


POSTED ON: December 6, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I would like to see every business in South Africa doing everything possible to encourage employees and the wider public to get vaccinated. This is in our own interest as business – we will never be able to confidently get past this pandemic if we do not get vaccination rates up across the whole country.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 29 November 2021


POSTED ON: November 29, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Clearly the fight against this pandemic is far from over. We need to fight it on the health front, but we also need to fight the economic consequences it inflicts.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 22 November 2021


POSTED ON: November 22, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The medium-term budget policy statement two weeks ago showed more evidence that debt is being brought under control and that Treasury is keeping a firm hand on spending. This is all the more important because the calls for Treasury to open the taps, particularly on welfare spending, have been loud and incessant.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 15 November 2021


POSTED ON: November 15, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

BLSA will be working with its members to assess progress by business in using the regulatory space now available to invest in new generation.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 8 November 2021


POSTED ON: November 8, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

If we are going to deliver on targets such as net zero carbon emissions by 2050, we have to pull together as a country.

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BLSA CEO’s newsletter – 2 November 2021


POSTED ON: November 2, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Millions of fellow citizens have peacefully gone to the polls to vote in the local government elections. This is testament to the strength of our democracy that our people ensure they use their votes.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 25 October


POSTED ON: October 25, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Every political and business leader will be arriving to get things done in Glasgow for the COP26 next week. I am confident those who will be representing us, from both business and government.

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