Thought Leadership

22/06/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 22 June

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso We applaud the NPA for the arrests of suspects linked to the looting of VBS Bank and… continue reading

15/06/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 15 June

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso As South Africa thinks about the economic recovery post the coronavirus crisis, shattered business confidence should have… continue reading

08/06/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 8 June

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso Whatever courts find on lockdown details, there is no doubt that social distancing and health protocols work… continue reading

01/06/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 1 June

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso Momentum is building towards finding viable solutions for our ailing SOEs with the presidential SOE council to… continue reading

25/05/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 25 May

By Busisiwe Mavuso

The positive message from government is that it is committed to driving a recovery and is open-minded on engaging with… continue reading

18/05/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 18 May

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Cyril Ramaphosa’s admission that some lockdown restrictions had been unclear, poorly explained and even contradictory was a powerful step in… continue reading

11/05/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 11 May

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Government must be agile in responding to changing conditions. The risk-based framework for opening the economy allows agility to some… continue reading

04/05/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly

By Busisiwe Mavuso

Big businesses as well as SMMEs are facing a serious calamity with the Covid 19 crisis.… continue reading

28/04/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 28 April

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso The phased easing of the lockdown is a welcome step for government to take in managing the… continue reading

20/04/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 20 April

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso SAA is a symbol of government’s mismanagement of the economy. The airline is now terminal. The Covid-19… continue reading

14/04/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 14 April

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso There is a lot government can do from a policy point of view to increase the survival… continue reading

06/04/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 6 April

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso We are in a living experiment of different policy choices in response to the Covid-19 crisis. The… continue reading

30/03/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s Weekly – 30 March

By Busisiwe Mavuso

The Sword of Damocles has fallen. SA’s debt is now rated junk by Moody’s and raising new debt will be… continue reading

23/03/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 23 March

By Busisiwe Mavuso

By Busi Mavuso We have to pull together to confront Covid-19. Business is mobilising. Important objectives are to ensure we… continue reading

16/03/2020

CEO Newsletter

BLSA CEO’s weekly – 16 March

By Busisiwe Mavuso

BLSA is a business organisation that believes in South Africa’s future and shares the values set out in the Constitution.… continue reading