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First time in history – more than 10 million unemployed

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

More businesses closing, urgent reform required

 12 Jun 19
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.…

Minimum Wage: A crime against the poor

29 May 19   Mpiyakhe Dhlamini
The National Minimum Wage (NMW) is a crime against the poor of this country as it absolutely forbids them from accepting any compensation below the floor set by government.…

Unemployment blight can be alleviated with the correct remedy

15 May 19   Chris Hattingh
Stats SA recently announced South Africa’s unemployment rate has increased to 27.6%. The expanded rate increased to 38%, which translates to 9,994,000 unemployed people.…