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BUSA on election outcome and road ahead

12 May 2019

Economy most pressing task Credible Cabinet key  Structured engagement crucial Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) congratulates the IEC, election observers and the justice cluster for ensuring a free, fair and credible election. BUSA wishes the ANC and its leadership well on the party’s electoral victory and acknowledges all the other […]

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12 May 2019

BUSA on election outcome and road ahead

6 May 2019

BUSA calls for urgent engagement on land expropriation

5 May 2019

BUSA encourages business to facilitate right to vote

10 April 2019

Joint Black Business Council & Business Unity South Africa statement on recent meeting

Busa’s Role

BUSA is committed to building an enabling environment to achieve a vibrant, diverse and globally competitive economy that harnesses the full economic and human potential of South Africa. The objectives of growth, transformation and employment are mutually reinforcing. They are captured in detail in the Business Approach to Black Economic Transformation for Inclusive Growth launched in June 2017.

How Busa works

BUSA structures its work through two policy committees.

All deliberation on policy is considered through the policy committees. This includes new and changing areas of policy and legislation. Both policy committees have a specific focus on transformation and small business. Each of the policy committees has subcommittees:

– Subcommittee on education & training

– Subcommittee on energy

– Subcommittee on tax

– Subcommittee on transport, trade & logistics

– Subcommittee on environment

The BUSA Policy Committees are the engine rooms for BUSA. This is where BUSA:

  • Keeps members updated on latest developments
  • Consolidates the input on various policy development processes
  • Identifies where further work is required
  • Mandates and finalises positions
  • Nominates and coordinates the participation of BUSA member representatives on various structures and processes

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