So says Piet le Roux, the chief executive of Sakeliga, in the run-up to Mboweni’s Budget Speech.
The CEO Initiative believes that the Budget Speech is an opportunity to present measures that South Africa needs to be more investor-friendly.
The Budget Speech happens against the backdrop of a depressed economy, high unemployment, massive poverty, corruption and maladministration across the various spheres of government with critical state-owned enterprises (SOEs) affected the most.
MY FIRST: Finance Minister Tito Mboweni will deliver his maiden Budget Speech on Wednesday.
Union members affiliated to Cosatu march to Parliament as part of an effort to mobilise for pro-poor policies ahead of the Budget Speech and to protest against job losses Cape Town protest comes after the union held marches in big cities across the country to highlight the plight of the workers who are facing retrenchments from various sectors including the prospect of job losses at Eskom.
When Minister Tito Mboweni gives his maiden Budget Speech on Wednesday, it will be important to consider the key issues that emerged in the MTBPS.
Franchise business owners are waiting with bated breath for the outcome of the 2019 National Budget Speech to be delivered by the Minister of Finance.
With the Budget Speech due to take place next week, many South Africans are hoping for greater certainty following the tumultuous events in 2018.
After having been stable at 14 percent for a number of years last year saw an increase in the VAT rate by one percentage point to 15 percent, as delivered in the 2018 Budget Speech by then Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.
Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, delivers his Budget Speech on 20 February.