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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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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Fiscal reform is just part of a structural reform agenda needed for growth


POSTED ON: November 3, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Fiscal reform is no longer avoidable but is essential for any economic recovery as it will boost confidence.

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Focus on unproductive behaviour


POSTED ON: October 27, 2020 IN , by Admin

In mapping out South Africa’s recovery, much of the focus is on economic analysis but too little is on “unproductive behaviour” that needs to be fixed, Miriam Altman, director of Altman Advisory, told a BLSA special council meeting on Thursday.

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State and public-sector unions still have time to reach agreement


POSTED ON: IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
SA’s resolve for fiscal reform will be tested in the #MTBPS as we face up to the unresolved question of public sector wages.

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Land reform cannot be tackled with recklessness


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

By Tebele Luthuli
The issue of land reform needs to be tackled within the full ambit of the law.

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BLSA writes to Finance Ministry ahead of MTBPS


POSTED ON: October 22, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By BLSA

Business backs a tough medium-term budget.

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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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Urgency, execution key to attracting investors


POSTED ON: October 15, 2020 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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