BLSA’s push to get SA off the UK red list: Busi Mavuso


POSTED ON: September 15, 2021 IN , by Admin

Business Leadership SA is campaigning for the removal of UK travel restrictions that threaten to bring the second summer of misery to SA tourism. They are enlisting some of the world’s best-known companies to assist. Before the pandemic, SA attracted about 450,000 UK travellers a year.

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BLSA letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson


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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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BLSA CEO’s letter -13 September 2021


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By Busi Mavuso

Following the July unrest, many business leaders want to rebuild, but they cannot do it without a sense that government and the rest of the country has their back.

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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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Securing the nation, focusing on reforms to rebuild confidence


POSTED ON: August 16, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Business confidence is essential, especially for the infrastructure plans that look to unlock 800,000 job opportunities in the medium term.

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


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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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Resilient South African businesses start road to recovery after protests


POSTED ON: August 2, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

As BLSA, we’ve asked the state to step in and aid the rebuild effort. National Treasury’s R39bn package to provide relief to businesses and the poor should be welcomed.

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SA businesses will rebuild but need protection


POSTED ON: July 27, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I’ve been encouraged to hear some of SA’s businesses, including retailers, speaking of restocking and in some cases rebuilding stores in the aftermath of the protests that quickly spilled into rampant criminality.

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