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Cape Town - For business owners the annual Easter-period and its string of back-to-back public holidays can present sleepless nights due to associated business interruption and the significant impact this time off can have on turnover.

Christo Botes, executive director of Business Partners, says this time of year can be a nightmare for any business, as various aspects of the company are affected by intermittent breaks in trade.

Botes explains that the South African economy is already vulnerable, with the volatile Rand and uncertainty presented by the drought impacting business confidence levels. “Add to this a number of public holidays which have the potential to disrupt the usual flow of productivity and business owners could find their turnover impacted.

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