MEDIA STATEMENT: Unemployment data reflects a structural crisis and underperforming economy


POSTED ON: August 25, 2021 IN by Admin

Unemployment data reflects a structural crisis and underperforming economy that only swift and decisive action by all social partners can address.

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Reform momentum must be increased to deal with jobless crisis


POSTED ON: August 23, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Our only escape from the unemployment crisis and underperforming economy is through reform.

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Join the dots between cadre deployment and state capture


POSTED ON: August 17, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Putting the right people in the right jobs is critical for success. This is tougher in politics, where success is much harder to define, than for businesses.

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Pension rule changes are a short term-fix, growth is essential


POSTED ON: August 3, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I think that the idea to allow withdrawals from their pension comes with some dire consequences if one considers that only 6% of South Africans retire with enough savingS.

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Treasury has some space to support businesses and workers


POSTED ON: July 5, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The state should consider providing further social support for the vast majority of South Africans who aren’t as shielded from the economic strain caused by these unavoidable lockdowns.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 5 July 2021


POSTED ON: IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The business sector is a national asset. Government needs to work with it to ensure it is not unnecessarily damaged.

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BLSA lauds announcement on energy security and SAA partnership


POSTED ON: June 11, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) welcomes yesterday’s announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the licensing exemption threshold for own generation under schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act, (ERA) will be lifted to 100MW. The own generation threshold was higher than business had hoped for and means that firms such as mines and large industrial…

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Eyes and Ears, Memeza crime operation yields positive results


POSTED ON: June 10, 2021 IN , , , , by BLSA

Business Leadership SA has hailed efforts by the Eyes and Ears initiative and Memeza crime-fighting project to tackle crime at non-fee-paying schools.

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Unemployment reflects the economy’s underlying struggles


POSTED ON: June 9, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Q1 GDP figures provide further evidence of the economy’s rebound from the devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic that resulted in our worst economic performance in a century.

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