RECAP: 5 commitments from the 2018 Jobs Summit

2019-08-01 21:55

President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a progress report on the Framework Agreement reached in the 2018 Jobs Summit. Fin24 recaps what the agreement stated.

Good start tackling investor negativity, Mr President - but a key stakeholder was absent

2018-12-28 06:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa has done his best to tackle investor negativity, but the most urgent challenge is still to engage the unemployed, says Vuslat Bayoglu.

The Big Read: BUSA CEO Tanya Cohen on changing tack in business after a 'decade of destruction'

2018-11-10 11:58

Business Unity South Africa CEO Tanya Cohen believes SA may exit the recession in 2019, but says but says there has been a decade of destruction and government must take some extraordinary steps to reverse it.

The Big Read: Pandor on jobs, raising entrepreneurs and having your work cut out for you

2018-10-14 12:13

When Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor asked her son where he planned to work after graduating, he said to her, "Me? Work for somebody? I’m starting my own business."

Ramaphosa's Jobs Summit 'lipstick on a pig'

2018-10-12 18:00

No matter how much President Cyril Ramaphosa dresses up his approach to the jobs crisis, it doesn't change the reality, writes Mmusi Maimane.

'Let's create 10% more jobs!' said no CEO, ever

2018-10-08 13:19

In more than 20 years of senior management experience in South Africa, I have never, not once, had a discussion about how we could create new jobs.

Jobs Summit: The unemployed need jobs, not promises

2018-10-07 17:27

Sibongile Khumalo takes a long, hard look at the interventions undertaken at the Jobs Summit - and their chances of working.

Jobs crisis: We all took our eyes off the ball, says BUSA vice president

2018-10-05 13:35

Business Unity South Africa vice president Martin Kingston says the last decade saw "significant damage" being done to the country due to various stakeholders dropping the ball - and it will take a long time to undo.

9 ways business and govt plan to create 275 000 jobs every year

2018-10-05 07:37

Fin24 looks at nine plans agreed to by business organisations, government, labour and community groups at the Jobs Summit in Midrand to almost double the number of jobs created every year.

#JobsSummit: 'We don't have all the answers, but it's a process'

2018-10-04 16:57

Business, labour, government and the community sector have been working for three months under the auspices of the National Economic Development and Labour Council (Nedlac) in preparation for the Jobs Summit, in a bid to tackle the current unemployment rate of 27.2%.


Jobs: Ramaphosa to receive progress report from Nedlac

2019-08-01 10:50

President Cyril Ramaphosa will receive a report from the National Economic Development and Labour Council on the progress made on the 2018 Presidential Jobs Summit. This as Stats SA announced this week that the country was facing its highest unemployment level in 11 years.

5 questions: BUSA CEO on transformation & what graduates should do to get a job

2018-11-11 15:44

Fin24 sat down with Tanya Cohen, CEO of Business Unity South Africa, the apex organisation that played a key role in coordinating business input to the Jobs Summit and Investment Conference.

INSIDE LABOUR: The 'Buy SA' job creation myth

2018-10-19 06:00

The more things change, the more they stay the same. This was clear at the Jobs Summit, when President Cyril Ramaphosa presented "the most direct way" to create jobs, says Terry Bell.

Diary of the unemployed: The fear, the desperation and the despair

2018-10-14 11:52

The Jobs Summit was all about the unemployed. So where were they? asks Tlhologelo Masehla.

Beyond jobs summits: Can SA grow jobs and investments long-term?

2018-10-11 10:56

Is a social compact really possible for South Africa that will encourage investment and grow jobs in the long run? asks Alan Hirsch.

But wait, Mr President, we need to talk about education...

2018-10-08 06:00

A key ingredient was missing from the Jobs Summit, says A'Eysha Kassiem.

Jobs Summit interventions 'doable' - Ramaphosa

2018-10-05 16:18

Interventions put in place at the Jobs Summit will help SA's sluggish economy on the path to recovery, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said.

Minerals Council SA hopes Mandela Platinum Coin will rival Krugerrand

2018-10-05 11:57

The industry employers body hopes the proposed Mandela Platinum Rand - in honour of the late statesman’s centenary year - will become as popular as the Krugerrand.

R100bn boost for Ramaphosa's Jobs Summit

2018-10-04 18:28

The financial sector has committed R100bn over the next five years to support black businesses, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.

Why we need the jobs summit - and so much more

2018-10-04 15:06

True, there's no quick fix. But send us, Mr President, says Sipho Pityana.

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