The growth emergency


POSTED ON: September 10, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The country needs urgent interventions implemented from the economic recovery strategy to address the jobs crisis we’ve long faced, which has been accelerated by a Covid-19 crisis.

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The screws need to be loosened


POSTED ON: August 6, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso.

It’s imperative to open up as much of the economy as possible without compromising Covid-19 safety protocols.

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BLSA CEO’s Weekly – 27 July


POSTED ON: July 27, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Scenes of police using water cannons against protesting restaurant workers in Cape Town were shocking. People have a right to protest.

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Women and youth feel the pain of tourism shutdown


POSTED ON: July 21, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

If supporting women to become financially independent is among the state’s priorities, denying women and youth the ability to earn a living due to lockdown of industries such as tourism, is the ultimate contradiction.

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The government cannot continue to be a well-paying jobs centre


POSTED ON: June 23, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Tomorrow’s emergency budget is supposed to map a way forward for just how the state will help galvanise an economy bludgeoned by the effects of the lockdown.

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Striking a balance between health and the economy


POSTED ON: May 28, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mbauso

As business welcomes the opening of the economy from June 1, we must do so understanding the responsibility of navigating us through the September Covid-19 peak.

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Onus is on business to ensure there isn’t a rapid rise in Covid cases


POSTED ON: May 26, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

There is a need for extra caution because SA is relaxing its lockdown at a time when the virus spreads more rapidly.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 25 May


POSTED ON: May 25, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

The positive message from government is that it is committed to driving a recovery and is open-minded on engaging with business on how to do it. The shift to level three next week is important and welcome.

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A changing world, where the innovative stand a chance of survival


POSTED ON: May 21, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing businesses to rethink how they operate. Those that innovate – and quickly – will be able to firstly keep their heads above water and then prosper

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Let’s have a clear road map of how businesses will operate on level 4 lockdown


POSTED ON: April 28, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business has been at the coalface of the damage caused by the lockdown and is most anxious to get back to work.

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