Growth in employment needs fertile ground


POSTED ON: October 20, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Old ideas of waiting for government to create jobs simply won’t do anymore. We need to change the structure of the economy to solve the jobs crisis.

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Implementation remains key


POSTED ON: October 19, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The president’s plan reflects many of the issues that BLSA has repeatedly highlighted that are constraining growth. These have now been made priorities.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 19 October


POSTED ON: IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The economic recovery plan does a good job of setting out the issues that are constraining the economy, from lack of infrastructure to visa rules. This is good progress.

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Recovery plan is positive but has some unrealistic expectations


POSTED ON: October 15, 2020 IN , by Admin

There are lots of positive elements in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic recovery plan. However, it must be seen as more as a starting point.

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Urgency, execution key to attracting investors


POSTED ON: IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

We will be watching the president’s economic recovery plan closely as it could set us on a higher growth trajectory if it encompasses structural reforms.

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Lack of trust in business cannot continue if we want a recovery


POSTED ON: October 13, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Business is an important player in the social fabric of the country and is as invested as the state, labour and civil society in creating an enabling environment for growth.

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Implementation, implementation


POSTED ON: October 8, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

We need a sense of urgency in the implementation of the recovery plan.

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Corruption arrests: A show of teeth and a boost of confidence


POSTED ON: October 6, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Arrests of those associated with state capture is an initial, but significant, milestone in rebuilding faith in SA and its economy,

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Medium term budget — another seminal moment


POSTED ON: October 1, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s medium-term budget speech is another seminal moment for South Africa.

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Business and labour backing president Ramaphosa’s plan


POSTED ON: September 17, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The economic recovery action plan, agreed to by labour, business and other social partners, is with the president. It’s imperative that Cabinet approves it without delay.

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