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Small businesses hit hard by national lockdown

 17 Apr 20
Small businesses hit hard by national lockdown…

Give Hope to SA’s Unemployed

 14 Apr 20
A wage subsidy has once again been proposed as a possible means to alleviate South Africa’s chronic battle with unemployment. The call, this time, comes from a group of world-renowned Harvard University economists. The SA Treasury had proposed a general wage subsidy for all low-income earners. The Harvard group deviates slightly…

Freer markets generate prosperity, especially for the poor

16 Aug 19   Martin van Staden
Amid rising unemployment, the Congress of South African Trade Unions has called on the government to amend the Labour Relations Act to make it more difficult for employers to retrench workers.…

First time in history – more than 10 million unemployed

07 Aug 19   Chris Hattingh
You cannot legislate people out of poverty. You cannot regulate jobs into existence.…

More businesses closing, urgent reform required

12 Jun 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
Stats SA’s April Statistics of Liquidations and Insolvencies paint a very grim picture. The number of business liquidations increased by 53.1% between April 2018 and April 2019.…