Home Tags Job creation

Tag: job creation

Family businesses are adapting to a myriad of complexities

As the new year unfolds, many business leaders across Africa are assessing the 2023 year to chart an increasing resilient path ahead. Last year, major key events unfolded that had global repercussions on supply chains, businesses and the leaders of those businesses.

Budget 2024 – mixed expectations in an election year

With the budget speech being delivered in an election year, I expect to hear populist promises and over-optimism which is geared more to voters than the financial markets. We will need to scrutinise the numbers coming out of the budget very carefully to see if Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana’s budget proposals are viable and achievable given the country’s high debt burden and strained tax base.

Preliminary view of the draft IRP 2023

South Africa has experienced severe load shedding (i.e. controlled/scheduled power cuts), almost daily, since September 2022. This recent spike and high frequency of load shedding can be largely attributed to a significant drop in Energy Availability Factor of the coal fleet that has not been optimally maintained due to several  factors.

Enhancing access to climate and nature finance for African cities

Climate change has become an urgent and pervasive challenge, with its impact keenly felt at the local level, especially within urban areas. Municipalities find themselves at the frontline of climate challenges, dealing with issues that are not abstract or remote but immediate and pressing. It is here, within the boundaries of our local communities, that we must implement a paradigm shift in our approach to climate finance.

Industrialisation of AI is poised to be as transformative as the...

For jobs to be created, new industries need to be created and for that, you need people. A unique opportunity for job creation is emerging with the rise of artificial intelligence (AI), which is set to not only become a new growth area of its own but will also upend innumerable existing industries.

Anticipating B-BBEE transformation in 2024

As South Africa moves into 2024, the landscape of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) is poised for significant shifts. The B-BBEE framework has been a cornerstone of economic transformation in our country, aiming to address historical imbalances and promote inclusive economic growth.

Remuneration predictions for 2024 & beyond

In the rapidly evolving landscape of employee remuneration, the year 2024 marks a crucial juncture. The global dynamics are shifting, presenting both challenges and opportunities for organisations and their workforce. The remuneration climate is quickly and continuously changing, forcibly and consistently keeping us on our toes.

BOOK REVIEW | The Book Every Entrepreneur Has to Read

Starting a business is one thing. Making that business successful is quite another. We’ve all read the failure statistics of start-ups, yet we entrepreneurs are a determined bunch of people – we are not easily deterred and will try, and try, and try again.

The impact of private credit on African livelihoods

When we think about the impact that private credit and other forms of financing have on African companies, we tend to think about things like business growth and success. But the impact that private capital in particular has goes far beyond that.

REPORT | Africa Entertainment & Media Outlook 2023 – 2027

Since emerging from the grips of the COVID-19 pandemic, various industries across Africa have rebounded relatively well after having to undergo a process of reinvention. Across the continent, key multibillion dollar industries are navigating new challenges to meet consumer needs and retain a strong customer base. For Africa’s entertainment and media (E&M) industry, 2022 was a challenging year.


Member Login

Forgot Password?

Join Us

Password Reset
Please enter your e-mail address. You will receive a new password via e-mail.