Q3 business confidence figures show the slippery slope


POSTED ON: September 14, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Last week, we got bits of economic data reflecting the effects of the July unrest. The RMB Business Confidence Index slumped back into negative territory (below 50 points) in Q3, falling seven points to 43.

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BLSA CEO’s letter – 30 August 2021


POSTED ON: August 30, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I feel positive that we are moving in the right direction, both on the vaccine programme and the economic policy changes needed.

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BLSA CEO’s letter — 23 August 2021


POSTED ON: August 23, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

A successful vaccination programme is critical to being able to rebuild the economy to be able to support all South Africans.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 16 August


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

By Busi Mavuso

Schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act has the potential to spur major new investment in electricity generation and make a major contribution to stabilising electricity supply.

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


POSTED ON: August 10, 2021 IN , , , by Admin

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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Increasing pace of SA’s vaccination programme a welcome sign


POSTED ON: July 26, 2021 IN by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Without an effective national vaccination programme, there’s certainly no end to this pandemic nor a start to a sustainable economic recovery.

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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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Treasury has some space to support businesses and workers


POSTED ON: July 5, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The state should consider providing further social support for the vast majority of South Africans who aren’t as shielded from the economic strain caused by these unavoidable lockdowns.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter 28 June 2021


POSTED ON: June 28, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I agree with the president that the measures taken reflect strong efforts to minimise the impact on the economy, with most businesses able to continue at full capacity.

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Media statement: Big business mourns the loss of Dr Jabu Mabuza


POSTED ON: June 16, 2021 IN by Admin

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that BLSA learnt of the passing of its former Chairperson, Dr Jabu Mabuza. He passed away earlier this evening following complications due to Covid-19.

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