BLSA letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson


POSTED ON: September 15, 2021 IN , , by Admin

As Britain looks to develop new trading relationships around the world, BLSA urges UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to reassess the restrictions placed on SA.

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SA should lower restrictions in boosting economic recovery


POSTED ON: September 13, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Our jobs market remains one of the worst in the world, with unemployment in Q2 reaching 34.4%, the highest of 80 industrialised nations tracked by Bloomberg.

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We have to review labour regulation to stem jobs bloodbath


POSTED ON: August 31, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

We need to review labour regulations that have protected the rights of employees but have also made it more expensive and harder for small businesses to hire new workers.

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Record unemployment will worsen if we can’t unlock infrastructure promise


POSTED ON: August 30, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

If we thought we had a jobs crisis on our hands before this pandemic, we now we have something much, much larger than we had ever imagined.

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Reform momentum must be increased to deal with jobless crisis


POSTED ON: August 23, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Our only escape from the unemployment crisis and underperforming economy is through reform.

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Join the dots between cadre deployment and state capture


POSTED ON: August 17, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Putting the right people in the right jobs is critical for success. This is tougher in politics, where success is much harder to define, than for businesses.

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


POSTED ON: 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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Pension rule changes are a short term-fix, growth is essential


POSTED ON: August 3, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I think that the idea to allow withdrawals from their pension comes with some dire consequences if one considers that only 6% of South Africans retire with enough savingS.

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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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