Return: A new muscle, not just a plan

22 May 2020. Return is not a phase; it’s a way of operating. A nerve center can help build the capabilities that businesses need in the “next normal.” Four forces that will mold the next normal. Read more…


The impact of Covid-19 on small scale farmers

12 May 2020. The true extent of its impact is not yet measurable however we are looking at negative GDP growth for the year and potential job losses with the South African Reserve Bank estimating GDP contraction of more than 6%. Read more…


COVID-19 tax relief: a snapshot of what’s out there

9 April 2020. Across the globe, many governments have been forced to lockdown their countries in an attempt to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. This has stalled, if not brought to a halt, economic activity, resulting in loss of income for businesses, workers (both in formal and informal sectors) as well as the self-employed. Read more…


Economic Conditions Snapshot, March 2020: McKinsey Global Survey results

23 March 2020. As the coronavirus outbreak unfolded at the beginning of March, the survey elicited sobering early appraisals, with expectations of significant business risks and stifled growth prospects for the months ahead. Read more…


Solving Africa’s infrastructure paradox

16 March 2020. There is need and available funding, together with a large pipeline of potential
projects—but not enough money is being spent.


South African farm exports could take R39 bln hit from COVID-19

5 March 2020. Read more…


#BudgetSpeech2020: Experts deliver their verdict

27 February 2020.Read more…


Navigating the Turbulence of Tariffs

19 February 2020.  Tariffs have dominated headlines since March 2018, when the U.S. first announced the beginning of a series of tariffs affecting several industries, sectors and countries. Since then, “on again off again” signals have besieged the marketplace, leaving many businesses to contend with rising prices and a sense of whiplash.  Read more…


African agribusinesses urged to be more self-sufficient

21 January 2020. Agribusinesses are being challenged to meet the globally increasing demand for food, fuel and fibre; while balancing economic and environmental realities. Read more…