Unabridged birth certificate decision is a step in right direction

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) has welcomed the decision by government to scrap the regulation requiring foreigners travelling with minors to produce an unabridged birth certificate and a letter of parental consent if the child is not travelling with both parents when departing from and arriving in South Africa. The regulation, which came into effect…

President Cyril Ramaphosa to launch BLSA Connect

President Cyril Ramaphosa will tomorrow, Thursday, 28 March 2019, launch the Business Leadership South Africa Connect and SA SME CEO Fund Circle in Johannesburg. Business Leadership South Africa Connect is an online trading platform which will link registered small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs) access to supply chain opportunities of large South African corporations that…

BLSA statement on Steinhoff

Business Leadership South Africa is deeply disturbed about allegations of accounting irregularities and fraud at Steinhoff. The allegations around Steinhoff raise serious concerns about the management of that entity and negatively impact South Africa’s reputation as a good place to work and do business. But the allegations should also not be allowed to tarnish the image…

Business Leadership SA expresses deep concern at Auditor-General’s report.

Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA) is deeply concerned about the lack of accountability in the administering of public funds. The Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu released his annual Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) audit report which reveals that fruitless and wasteful expenditure increased by 200% from the previous year. He also says irregular expenditure remains high at R51…