By Busi Mavuso
The opening of borders will give the hospitality and tourism industry a much-needed recovery boost.
By Busi Mavuso
Watch for important research on the public sector wage bill being released today. It makes a detailed contribution to the debate.
The economic recovery plan and MTBPS are, in effect, business plans for the country. What matters now is execution.
It’s a big week for the country. The MTBPS has the potential to support a recovery in business sentiment, which will boost our recovery prospects.
The economic recovery plan does a good job of setting out the issues that are constraining the economy, from lack of infrastructure to visa rules. This is good progress.
The medium-term budget policy statement is the first real test of the credibility of government’s commitment to fix our national finances.
SA lost 2.2-million jobs in the Covid-hit second quarter and big companies have warned of thousands of retrenchments to come. It’s time to talk about labour legislation.
With the new IPP bid window announced, we’re finally at the cusp of a real change in energy security and a potentially vibrant new economic cluster.
It was striking how much business could agree with labour and civil society groups at Nedlac on the way forward.
My confidence soared when the president showed last week that he’s willing to take responsibility and hold people accountable.
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