Public sector wages – the battle that has to be won


POSTED ON: December 3, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Despite being fiscally constrained, it will be a hard task for SA to persuade public sector workers to agree to a wage cut.

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Resetting business priorities as we rebuild the economy


POSTED ON: December 1, 2020 IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

As this horrible year winds down to its close, we had better get our priorities right if we are to emerge from this economic crisis.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 30 November


POSTED ON: November 30, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

The surge of Covid-19 cases, particularly in the Eastern Cape, is a stark reminder that the pandemic remains extremely dangerous.

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Great Reset: business priorities


POSTED ON: November 26, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By BLSA

Big businesses should use their influence to guide SMMEs and open networks for them to help them grow and so drive economic growth.

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SABC restructuring a necessity, as with other SOEs


POSTED ON: November 24, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

The SABC crisis is evidence of how a culture that encourages a lack of good governance, accountability and sustainability can eventually have on the many stakeholders in a company

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Covid-19 as a window of opportunities for solutions


POSTED ON: November 19, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

The Covid-19 crises may have crippled our economy, but the setbacks create opportunities for solutions.

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Ethics and paying business on time


POSTED ON: IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Statistics SA’s third quarter report card will not tell the full story of just how small businesses across the country are still struggling to keep the lights on.

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Education is the backbone of the economy


POSTED ON: November 18, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

Education builds the foundation of an economy. High-quality education allows our nation’s citizens to contribute more effectively to our economy.

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Transport sector key to move economy forward


POSTED ON: IN , , by BLSA

Lockdown may have put the brakes on everything, but BLSA members have kept the wheels moving by providing support where it’s needed most.

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The cost of not paying small businesses on time


POSTED ON: November 17, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Paying SMEs on time is a small step that big businesses and government can take that will make a big difference.

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