In solving SA’s energy crisis, we have options


POSTED ON: January 19, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The latest rounds of loadshedding could not come at a worse time as we fret over the surge in Covid-19 cases that already have a significant impact on our economic recovery hopes.

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Vaccine and the promise of a 2021 recovery


POSTED ON: December 10, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Sadly, crime is a worrying, almost ever-present threat in South Africa – and the lack of trust in SAPS has led to an increase in the number of private security companies being utilised by those who are able to afford it

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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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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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BLSA CEO’s letter 23 November


POSTED ON: November 23, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The downgrading of South Africa by two ratings agencies on Friday reinforces the fiscal crisis we are facing

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Public sector wages – we need a breakthrough


POSTED ON: November 12, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Given revenue pressures, the state, like every household, is going to have to look to reduce its expenses.

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


POSTED ON: October 27, 2020 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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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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Lack of trust in business cannot continue if we want a recovery


POSTED ON: October 13, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Business is an important player in the social fabric of the country and is as invested as the state, labour and civil society in creating an enabling environment for growth.

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Implementation, implementation


POSTED ON: October 8, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

We need a sense of urgency in the implementation of the recovery plan.

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