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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Interest rate increase should serve as a flashing warning light


POSTED ON: November 23, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso
The effects of surging global inflation arrived on our shores with a major jolt through the R1.21/litre hike in the petrol price early this month, taking it to a record high. Combined with the jarring 15% hike in electricity prices this year, consumers are being hit hard.  

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We’re ready for another bold move, Mr President


POSTED ON: October 19, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The IMF’s medium-term forecasts have alarming implications for our unemployment situation.

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Income disclosure requirement will do little to address inequality


POSTED ON: October 18, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The remuneration of CEOs and senior executives is a sensitive topic in SA given high levels of income inequality – but it’s an important issue globally.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 4 October


POSTED ON: October 4, 2021 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

A big take away from last week’s meeting between business representatives and President Cyril Ramaphosa was that fixing the workings of the economy must be a joint endeavour.

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BLSA letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson


POSTED ON: September 15, 2021 IN , , by Admin

As Britain looks to develop new trading relationships around the world, BLSA urges UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to reassess the restrictions placed on SA.

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SA should lower restrictions in boosting economic recovery


POSTED ON: September 13, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Our jobs market remains one of the worst in the world, with unemployment in Q2 reaching 34.4%, the highest of 80 industrialised nations tracked by Bloomberg.

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We have to review labour regulation to stem jobs bloodbath


POSTED ON: August 31, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We need to review labour regulations that have protected the rights of employees but have also made it more expensive and harder for small businesses to hire new workers.

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BLSA CEO’s letter – 30 August 2021


POSTED ON: August 30, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I feel positive that we are moving in the right direction, both on the vaccine programme and the economic policy changes needed.

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Record unemployment will worsen if we can’t unlock infrastructure promise


POSTED ON: IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

If we thought we had a jobs crisis on our hands before this pandemic, we now we have something much, much larger than we had ever imagined.

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