Financial Services Strategy
How many times can you say the same thing and still have people come along for the ride? When a process is mired in a lack of transparency can you say the opposite of what is actually happening?
The public sector wage war and Eskom’s debilitating debt are key focuses in the coming year, yet the largest hurdles to be overcome are the […]
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Legal obscurity means things could easily end up in court, particularly with unions already sounding litigious A version of this column was first published in […]
This column was first published in Business Day The past two weeks of data for October gave the impression something is seriously wrong with the […]
This column was first published in Business Day Sometimes it is the smallest thing that riles the most. I have a pet peeve, which is […]
It is clearly the case that Eskom would shed jobs in a financial turnaround. But just think of the destruction to employment that has been caused by Eskom’s dysfunction: the deindustrialisation of...
This column was first published in Business Day Some deep questions are raised by the ANC’s national executive committee statement last week and rotate on […]
Much rhetoric but lack of dial-moving action are leading to frustration among business. The foremost example of this has been the reaction of the telecoms industry to spectrum after the Q&A last...
Governments globally lean on the banking system when they need cash. SA is no exception. During the latter half of the Zuma presidency, as the financial position of state-owned enterprises (SOEs)...
The load-shedding shock has apparently not been big enough to cause any action.
In some ways I preferred the period of 2005-2008, when Cosatu would march to the Reserve Bank and make demands to the governor. They were simpler times, with simpler demands.
SA is a complex swirl of emotions: edginess, anger, despair and resignation. Most worrying is that such emotions apply to business too, putting the country at a very dangerous point — there is a...
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