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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Securing the nation, focusing on reforms to rebuild confidence


POSTED ON: August 16, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business confidence is essential, especially for the infrastructure plans that look to unlock 800,000 job opportunities in the medium term.

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July protests add to a series of unfortunate events for women in SA


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By Busi Mavuso

We should consider the real impact of the protests and the various lockdown measures on women, especially black women in the country.

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Resilient South African businesses start road to recovery after protests


POSTED ON: August 2, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

As BLSA, we’ve asked the state to step in and aid the rebuild effort. National Treasury’s R39bn package to provide relief to businesses and the poor should be welcomed.

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SA businesses will rebuild but need protection


POSTED ON: July 27, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I’ve been encouraged to hear some of SA’s businesses, including retailers, speaking of restocking and in some cases rebuilding stores in the aftermath of the protests that quickly spilled into rampant criminality.

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Businesses’ strong resolve to address new crisis, new problems


POSTED ON: July 23, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

It’s important that the South African government follow through on plans that are going to be developed following the recent unrest to ensure investment in SA continues.

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Covid-19 exposed our inequalities, the protests just deepened them


POSTED ON: July 20, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The implications for rural and township economies, where the bulk of the damage was incurred due to recent unrest, looting and destruction to property, will be far reaching.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 12 July 2021


POSTED ON: July 12, 2021 IN , , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business confidence has had a shot in the arm from several directions at once. The arrest Jacob Zuma and improvements in vaccination rates are some of the reasons why.

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CEO’s weekly 21 June 2021


POSTED ON: June 21, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Last week South African business lost one of its giants. Jabu Mabuza helped business find its voice at the height of state capture.

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