South Africa’s national minimum wage could hurt small firms and rural workers

On May 3, 2017, Posted by , In Blog, Tags: ,,

  Authors: Dieter Von Fintel (member of Cause for Justice managing committee) and Marlies Piek (PhD Candidate, Stellenbosch University).  * This article was originally published at http://theconversation.com/south-africas-national-minimum-wage-could-hurt-small-firms-and-rural-workers-76474 and is republished with kind permission of the author. South Africa will formally adopt a national minimum wage of US$1.5 (ZAR20.00) per hour on Workers’…

Brexit: What are the implications for SA & how should we position ourselves?

On July 1, 2016, Posted by , In Blog, Tags: ,,

Last week the British people voted by a small margin to exit the European Union (EU) – now commonly known as the “Brexit”. This momentous event created uncertainty, debates and speculation internationally, including in South Africa. In the post-World War era EU member states pursued closer integration and co-operation, with…