BLSA CEO’s weekly – 11 May


POSTED ON: May 11, 2020 IN , by Admin

Government must be agile in responding to changing conditions. The risk-based framework for opening the economy allows agility to some extent by giving it tools to fine-tune.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly


POSTED ON: May 4, 2020 IN , by Admin

Big businesses as well as SMMEs are facing a serious calamity with the Covid 19 crisis.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 28 April


POSTED ON: April 28, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The phased easing of the lockdown is a welcome step for government to take in managing the covid-19 crisis.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 20 April


POSTED ON: April 20, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

SAA is a symbol of government’s mismanagement of the economy. The airline is now terminal. The Covid-19 crisis has put the lid on the coffin, but there were no alternatives even before the crisis.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 14 April


POSTED ON: April 14, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

There is a lot government can do from a policy point of view to increase the survival rate of small businesses.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 6 April


POSTED ON: April 6, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We are in a living experiment of different policy choices in response to the Covid-19 crisis. The lock-down that we are enduring represents the best policy choice given the experiences of countries around the world that have faced the virus earlier.

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BLSA CEO’s Weekly – 30 March


POSTED ON: March 30, 2020 IN by Admin

The Sword of Damocles has fallen. SA’s debt is now rated junk by Moody’s and raising new debt will be more expensive. The question is what government does next.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly – 23 March


POSTED ON: March 23, 2020 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We have to pull together to confront Covid-19. Business is mobilising. Important objectives are to ensure we can continue getting goods and services to consumers and to increase supply of goods that are particularly needed now such as hand sanitiser, personal protection equipment for frontline staff and medicines.

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