Showing posts with category "business opinion"

What the law says about ‘moonlighting’ in South Africa

A recent judgment in the Labour Appeal Court (LAC)[ has re-emphasized that employees have a duty of good faith to their employers, by disclosing material activities that may result in a conflict of...

February 14, 2022
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business opinion

South Africa’s economy is stuck in a ‘trap’ – what Ramaphosa needs to announce this week to fix it

Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) has outlined the announcements that president Cyril Ramaphosa needs to make in his state of the nation address on Thursday (10 February) to kickstart economic gro...

February 9, 2022
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business opinion

South Africa needs to a pick a Covid strategy and stick to it: finance boss

EY Africa chief executive Ajen Sita says South Africa needs to ‘radically and rapidly’ get its economy working again, with the country facing a number of challenges that need urgent government atte...

February 7, 2022
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business opinion

Big problem with South Africa’s lockdown rules: CEO

Government has made sweeping changes to many of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions in South Africa with one notable exception – places of work.

February 7, 2022
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business opinion

Basic income grant in South Africa won’t stop people looking for work: chairperson

The introduction of a new basic income grant will not lead to ‘syndromic dependency’ and most South Africans are not unemployed by choice, says Wits professor and chairperson of the Expert Panel on...

February 1, 2022
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business opinion

The ANC has South Africa’s jobs problem all wrong: CEO

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) chief executive Busi Mavuso has flagged concerns with the ANC’s plans to address unemployment in South Africa.

January 31, 2022
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business opinion

Ramaphosa ponders running mate

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa is considering enlisting a woman as his running mate in a bid for a second term as leader of the ruling African National Congress, according to people with k...

January 28, 2022
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business opinion

South Africa is showing the signs of a failed state: business leader

Although fiscal consolidation and other prudent budgetary measures are crucial, the country can’t ignore the link between the rule of law and economic reform, says business leader and chancellor of...

January 27, 2022
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business opinion

New ‘sick leave’ case South African workers should know about

South Africa’s labour courts recently dealt with the issue of sick leave and when an employee is ‘too sick’ to come into work.

January 21, 2022
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business opinion

Fight to head South Africa’s ruling party intensifies

South Africa’s justice minister fired the latest salvo in a war of words between those who want president Cyril Ramaphosa to remain the ruling party’s head and those who want him ousted in December...

January 16, 2022
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business opinion

World Bank cuts 2022 global growth forecast

Covid-19 flare-ups, diminished policy support, and lingering supply-chain bottlenecks will see the global economic recovery cool more than previously estimated in 2022, after last year’s expansion ...

January 11, 2022
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These skills and jobs can boost South Africa’s economic recovery

South Africa’s unemployment rate hit a new record high of 34.9% in the third quarter of 2021, pushing unemployment beyond crisis level, says Kau Makgosa project facilitator at Economic Development ...

January 9, 2022
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business opinion