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.
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.
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.
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.
Our only escape from the unemployment crisis and underperforming economy is through reform.
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.
We should consider the real impact of the protests and the various lockdown measures on women, especially black women in the country.
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.
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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