BLSA CEO’s letter – 6 September 2021


POSTED ON: September 5, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

I want to add my welcome to the incoming president Bonang Mohale and deputy president Adrian Gore, who are taking up the leadership of Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) at this crucial point.

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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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MEDIA STATEMENT: Unemployment data reflects a structural crisis and underperforming economy


POSTED ON: August 25, 2021 IN by Admin

Unemployment data reflects a structural crisis and underperforming economy that only swift and decisive action by all social partners can address.

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BLSA CEO’s weekly letter – 5 July 2021


POSTED ON: July 5, 2021 IN , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

The business sector is a national asset. Government needs to work with it to ensure it is not unnecessarily damaged.

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Unemployment reflects the economy’s underlying struggles


POSTED ON: June 9, 2021 IN , , by Admin

By Busi Mavuso

Q1 GDP figures provide further evidence of the economy’s rebound from the devastation of the Covid-19 pandemic that resulted in our worst economic performance in a century.

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Report shows how SA can repair sclerotic infrastructure delivery


POSTED ON: March 30, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The infrastructure-led boom in the South African economy prompted by World Cup preparation has unfortunately fizzled out.

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Positive signs of our switch to a renewable future


POSTED ON: March 25, 2021 IN , , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
The latest load-shedding has been an unpleasant reminder that power cuts will likely be part of our lives as we head into winter months.

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Thulas Nxesi has the hardest job of all: rolling back unemployment


POSTED ON: March 23, 2021 IN , , , , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
Taking over the political oversight of ailing SOEs such as Eskom was never going to be easy for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s administration.

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BLSA CEO’s letter 08 March


POSTED ON: March 8, 2021 IN , , , by BLSA

By Busi Mavuso
There appears to be light at the end of the tunnel with government showing its serious intent to deliver on reforms and build a capable state.

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BLSA reaction to Sona 2021


POSTED ON: February 11, 2021 IN , , by Admin

 
BLSA agrees with President Cyril Ramaphosa on his four overriding priorities: defeat Covid; accelerate the economic recovery; accelerate economic reform to drive inclusive growth; and fight corruption. A determined focus on those priorities will help to address an array of the country’s problems.

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