BLSA CEO’s letter – 6 September 2021


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

By Busi Mavuso

I want to add my welcome to the incoming president Bonang Mohale and deputy president Adrian Gore, who are taking up the leadership of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) at this crucial point.

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A job is still the best social security in these times


POSTED ON: August 24, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The green paper on a new social security reform programme would be debilitating on workers as they would have to contribute between 8% and 12% of their earnings.

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BLSA CEO’s letter – 10 August 2021


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By Busi Mavuso

I wish Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana all the best in his new role. He is taking on one of the most difficult jobs in the country. It is central to business confidence.

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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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Another positive economic reform in the corporatisation of Transnet ports authority


POSTED ON: June 28, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The corporatisation of the Transnet National Ports Authority by President Cyril Ramaphosa is yet another positive step in restructuring our SOEs.

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BLSA lauds announcement on energy security and SAA partnership


POSTED ON: June 11, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) welcomes yesterday’s announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that the licensing exemption threshold for own generation under schedule 2 of the Electricity Regulation Act, (ERA) will be lifted to 100MW. The own generation threshold was higher than business had hoped for and means that firms such as mines and large industrial…

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Unemployment reflects the economy’s underlying struggles


POSTED ON: June 9, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Q1 GDP figures provide further evidence of the economy’s rebound from the devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic that resulted in our worst economic performance in a century.

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Press release: BLSA concerned at low investment levels and calls for rapid delivery of Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan


POSTED ON: June 8, 2021 IN , , by Admin

Today’s economic growth figures show that the economy is struggling to recover. While there were some areas that grew, the overall picture shows that much of the economy remains weak.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 7 June 2021


POSTED ON: June 7, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

One area the economic reconstruction and recovery plan is clear on is energy security. As our economy reels from more devastating load-shedding, the urgency of this is ever more apparent.

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