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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BLSA CEO’s letter 30 November


POSTED ON: November 30, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

The surge of Covid-19 cases, particularly in the Eastern Cape, is a stark reminder that the pandemic remains extremely dangerous.

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Great Reset: business priorities


POSTED ON: November 26, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By BLSA

Big businesses should use their influence to guide SMMEs and open networks for them to help them grow and so drive economic growth.

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Ratings agencies fire warnings about lack of implementation


POSTED ON: IN , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

There was no reprieve for SA as our credit ratings were pushed deeper in “junk” status, with ratings agencies implying a lack of faith in our recovery efforts post the pandemic.

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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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Covid-19 as a window of opportunities for solutions


POSTED ON: November 19, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

The Covid-19 crises may have crippled our economy, but the setbacks create opportunities for solutions.

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Ethics and paying business on time


POSTED ON: IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Statistics SA’s third quarter report card will not tell the full story of just how small businesses across the country are still struggling to keep the lights on.

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The cost of not paying small businesses on time


POSTED ON: November 17, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Paying SMEs on time is a small step that big businesses and government can take that will make a big difference.

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BLSA and its members give back to communities in need


POSTED ON: November 16, 2020 IN , by nikiwe

The biggest crises to come out of COVID-19 has been the effects of lockdown on our nation’s most vulnerable communities.

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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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