ARTICLES RELATING TO AHI

SMEs fear disaster on Eskom supply cut plans

2015-04-13 11:50

Eskom's plans to interrupt bulk electricity supply to the top 20 defaulting municipalities is of grave concern to the small business sector, says a business body.

Budget brings relief for certain small businesses

2015-02-26 05:33

The budget announcement about tax relief for certain small businesses will provide relief to start-ups and encourage entrepreneurs, say experts.

Three big threats to SA economy - chamber

2014-12-16 09:20

Government, in collaboration with the private sector, should deal effectively with the three biggest threats to the economy in 2015, urges a business chamber.

Hard knocks on SA economy affect business

2014-09-02 07:00

E-tolls, energy hikes and wage demands will add to rising business costs while creeping inflation means even tighter lending practices to firms, warns an expert.

Land reform proposals spell disaster

2014-06-27 19:31

The latest proposals on land reform will lead to disinvestment and pose a serious threat to food security, according to a business chamber.

Eskom acting CEO not eyeing top job

2014-04-17 05:30

Eskom interim CEO Collin Matjila is not interested in a permanent role to head the power utility, says chairperson Zola Tsotsi.

CEO asks SA for a reality check

2014-03-18 05:30

Weak institutions, lazy dependence on a few assets and a refusal to confront reality could make SA casually slip into a steady decline, warns Remgro's boss.

Nene: Black professionals charge too much

2014-02-27 16:10

Black professionals must stop charging municipalities such exorbitant prices for their services, according to Deputy Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Urgent need to prevent clean water crisis

2014-01-28 11:40

Urgent intervention is required to prevent a water crisis in SA, including the replacement of incompetent municipal staff, warns a business chamber.

Business body calls for urgent state spend cut

2014-01-16 05:30

The rising public service salary bill will put tremendous pressure on the budget amid an expected drop in state income, says the Afrikaanse Handelsinstituut.

 

Chamber urges Eskom to hire experts

2015-03-31 15:43

Experts must urgently be appointed to deal effectively with the severe crisis at Eskom, which has become a big embarrassment for SA, says a business chamber.

Education: Don't complain, get involved - chamber

2015-01-06 21:15

Negative talk about the education system or questioning the integrity of the matric results is unhelpful - rather become involved, says a business chamber.

Minimum wage 'will cause unemployment'

2014-11-05 15:46

A business organisation says at the Labour Relations Indaba there was too little engagement unemployment and the factors at the heart of low economic growth.

Police asked to protect strike-hit businesses

2014-07-16 13:23

There is an urgent need for the police to protect businesses targeted by striking Numsa workers, says an industry body.

Chance to increase entrepreneurial skills

2014-06-06 13:15

Many aspiring entrepreneurs have benefitted from the AHi's entrepreneurship courses and now this business chamber wants to expand its programme.

Eskom buys R10bn of diesel to keep lights on

2014-03-27 10:39

Eskom is currently spending billions on purchasing diesel in order to feed more power to the grid via generators, says a business chamber.

Business asks for more BEE recognition

2014-02-27 16:45

A big frustration for business is the disregard for its role in terms of black economic empowerment, according to a business organisation.

Gordhan: Black, white must work together

2014-02-27 14:50

It is time for black and white businesses to find each other and work together to establish partnerships, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Entrepreneurs not 'unscrupulous bosses'

2014-01-17 07:00

As long as politicians show no appreciation for the crucial role of business in a developing economy, SA's unemployment will become worse, warns a business body.

Licensing bill change welcomed - AHi

2013-05-28 12:05

The AHi has welcomed the government's announcement that the draft business licensing bill will be redrafted.

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