A deepening jobless crisis looms

THE Great Recession had a massive effect on employment around the world with some 34-million jobs being lost as a result of the near collapse of the financial sector after Lehman Bros folded in 2007. In South Africa, estimates are that about a million jobs were lost as a result of that recession.

UPDATES ON BLSA PROJECTS

Policy and Legislation Private Power Generation Working Group An Energy Working Group between Business (led by BUSA) and the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), led by Deputy Director-General Jacob Mbele, which seeks to address the licensing challenges for private power generation, has been established. On 24 February 2020, the Working Group met for the first time,…