State and public-sector unions still have time to reach agreement


POSTED ON: October 27, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
SA’s resolve for fiscal reform will be tested in the #MTBPS as we face up to the unresolved question of public sector wages.

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Land reform cannot be tackled with recklessness


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

By Tebele Luthuli
The issue of land reform needs to be tackled within the full ambit of the law.

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BLSA writes to Finance Ministry ahead of MTBPS


POSTED ON: October 22, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By BLSA

Business backs a tough medium-term budget.

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Growth in employment needs fertile ground


POSTED ON: October 20, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Old ideas of waiting for government to create jobs simply won’t do anymore. We need to change the structure of the economy to solve the jobs crisis.

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Urgency, execution key to attracting investors


POSTED ON: October 15, 2020 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

We will be watching the president’s economic recovery plan closely as it could set us on a higher growth trajectory if it encompasses structural reforms.

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Lack of trust in business cannot continue if we want a recovery


POSTED ON: October 13, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Business is an important player in the social fabric of the country and is as invested as the state, labour and civil society in creating an enabling environment for growth.

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Implementation, implementation


POSTED ON: October 8, 2020 IN , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

We need a sense of urgency in the implementation of the recovery plan.

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Less talk, more action needed on land issue


POSTED ON: October 5, 2020 IN by BLSA

By Tebele Luthuli
The land issue in South Africa has not grown less important despite the seeming lack of focus on it at the moment.

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Restaurants and taverns traded in alcohol despite the bans


POSTED ON: IN , , by BLSA

By Tebele Luthuli

Coverage and public discourse focus mostly on PPE tender corruption but little has been said about new waves of organised crime during lockdown.

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The growth emergency


POSTED ON: September 10, 2020 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The country needs urgent interventions implemented from the economic recovery strategy to address the jobs crisis we’ve long faced, which has been accelerated by a Covid-19 crisis.

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