FMF FEATURE ARTICLE
Unemployment: The REAL disaster
The South African government has once again declared a state of disaster, this time in response to the floods in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN); as opposed to a pandemic. The government presumably feels it needs this extra power to avoid being constrained by its own laws and regulations in responding to the immediate disaster. The same can be said of the unemployment crisis, which is now a disaster because businesses and entrepreneurs face numerous regulatory barriers in starting their businesses and operating them, including in hiring employees.