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Public wage bill is impeding SA’s growth prospects — Busa

Business Unity South Africa is eager to talk to its social partners at Nedlac about how the spiralling public-sector wage bill can be tamed. And the organisation says these talks need to happen soon

Businesses should use alternative energy sources, industry bodies advise

Business associations are urging companies to continue seeking alternative energy sources in light of Eskom’s court judgement which would allow the utility to bump up electricity prices up to 15% from next year April 2021.

Labour court rules banking strike unlawful

Cosatu and Sasbo say the banking strike is not cancelled but suspended after the labour court ruled it unlawful

Trump’s twichy Twitter fingers add to SA woes

When the US president is not stoking the flames of white nationalism on Twitter, he is playing chicken in a trade war with the Chinese.

BUSA, Sacci at odds over petition to remove Mkhwebane as Public Protector

In a statement issued on Wednesday, BUSA said Mkhwebane is not "competently and fairly" upholding the Constitution

Ramaphosa: ‘Historic’ minimum wage to come into effect on January 1 2019

Ramaphosa signed four bills into law​ in late November to give effect to a R3 500 monthly national minimum wage for most categories of workers.

Job summit glosses over skills problem

South Africa, amid fast-changing technology, is producing skilled people, but not enough of them

Move over, here comes Tito

A tough nut, Mboweni is likely to make the treasury the undisputed centre of economic power and policy

Dark clouds gather over jobs summit

Ramaphosa has his work cut out to rally everyone behind his vision and some are already grumbling

Ramaphosa’s Jobs Summit plan to create 275 000 new jobs annually

Unless the country did something ‘extraordinary’, Ramaphosa notes that South Africa will not be able to reduce the unemployment rate to 6% by 2030

Businesses expected to agree to publish pay ratios at Jobs Summit

Businesses are already required to report income differentials under the Employment Equity Act

Watch your job, the bots are coming

Automation is replacing manual workers at a rapid rate. What will be the ‘safe’ careers of the future?

Busa raises concerns about Eskom

Business Unity South Africa has urged Eskom to let it help find ways to improve the power parastatal's sustainability and avoid a tariff hike.

Drive to limit executive pay

Government and business could be in for a standoff over regulations on executive pay, if local authorities decide to tackle excessive salaries.

‘Far-fetched’ dream to save SA economy slammed

Business Unity SA has been sharply criticised by Cosatu for calling for greater public and private partnerships in 2012 to bolster SA's economy.

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