Increased co-operation is the way through this crisis


POSTED ON: January 12, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi
We start 2021 with the second wave of the pandemic in full swing. The numbers and death rates continue to rise as we face a new and more infectious strain.

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Reflecting on the year of the pandemic


POSTED ON: December 17, 2020 IN , , , by Admin

The spirit of working together is going to be critical in 2021. We have to rebuild the economy to be able to give every South African the opportunity to meet their full potential. BLSA is ready to play its part in that joint effort.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 14 December


POSTED ON: December 14, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
To say this year has been tumultuous is an understatement. We had to deal with the pandemic, the downgrading of our credit rating and the Zondo Commission.

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The year that rudely exposed our decline, even to those in denial


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

By Busi Mavuso
Never in a million years anyone would have anticipated that 2020 would be shaped by an outbreak from Wuhan City in Hubei Province, China.

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Public sector wages – the battle that has to be won


POSTED ON: December 3, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

Despite being fiscally constrained, it will be a hard task for SA to persuade public sector workers to agree to a wage cut.

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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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SABC restructuring a necessity, as with other SOEs


POSTED ON: November 24, 2020 IN , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso

The SABC crisis is evidence of how a culture that encourages a lack of good governance, accountability and sustainability can eventually have on the many stakeholders in a company

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Fiscal reform is just part of a structural reform agenda needed for growth


POSTED ON: November 3, 2020 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Fiscal reform is no longer avoidable but is essential for any economic recovery as it will boost confidence.

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Focus on unproductive behaviour


POSTED ON: October 27, 2020 IN , by Admin

In mapping out South Africa’s recovery, much of the focus is on economic analysis but too little is on “unproductive behaviour” that needs to be fixed, Miriam Altman, director of Altman Advisory, told a BLSA special council meeting on Thursday.

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


POSTED ON: 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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