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Business For South Africa Update – 28th August 2020

B4SA NOTES ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESUMPTION OF UIF TERS PAYMENTS Business for South Africa (B4SA) notes the announcement by the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) that Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) benefits are to resume following a halting of payments due to investigations into system integrity problems. “The move is greeted with relief, though it is still…

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BSA: Guidance Note For Alert Level 2

BUSINESS FOR SA: GUIDANCE NOTE FOR ALERT LEVEL 2 INTRODUCTION On 18 August 2020, South Africa moved to Alert Level (AL) 2 of the national state of disaster under amended regulations promulgated in terms of the Disaster Management Act 57 of 2002 (the AL2 Regulations). AL2 sees a further reopening of the economy, minimal restrictions on movement…

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Business for South Africa Daily Member Update – 17 July 2020

PROSPECTS FOR AN EXTENSION OF TERS BEYOND JUNE 2020 Though greatly delayed, we are pleased to be able to advise that Temporary Employer / Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) payments for June now appear to be flowing from the Unemployment Insurance Fund to employees or to employers to pass on to their employees. Business for South Africa…

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Business For South Africa Update – 14th July 2020

WEBCAST LINK: BUSINESS FOR SOUTH AFRICA Delivering an accelerated economic recovery strategy Business for South Africa, the alliance of volunteer resources from across the South African business community, has launched its proposed Economic Recovery Strategy: “A New Inclusive Economic Future for South Africa”.  To listen to the media webcast presentation, please go to: B4SA Media Webcast Economic…

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Business For South Africa Update – 13th July 2020

BUSINESS FOR SOUTH AFRICA CALLS ON BUSINESS COMMUNITY TO ADOPT CONTACT TRACING Business for South Africa (B4SA), in referring to President Ramaphosa’s announcement of the enhanced level 3 regulations last month, and which further eased restrictions on economic activities, wishes to remind members that the threat remains for infections to increase exponentially.  Our goal remains to accelerate the opening of the…

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Business For South Africa Economic Recovery Strategy Infographic

The B4SA ACCELERATED ECONOMIC RECOVERY STRATEGY is being put forward as the basis for an intensive process of engagement, which we hope will lead to increased trust between societal stakeholders, and to a new form of partnership between government and business in pursuit of shared challenges. Loading… Taking too long? Reload document | Open in new tab…

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Business for South Africa Member Update

29 June 2020 BUSINESS FOR SA GUIDANCE NOTE: ALERT LEVEL 3 REGULATIONS This note serves to outline the present regulatory framework pertaining to AL3 and to highlight the likely areas of interest or concern for B4SA members. Since adopting a risk-adjusted strategy to COVID-19, the South African government has gradually lifted restrictions on economic activity…

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Informal Sector Return to Work Guidelines – June 2020

Compiled by Business for South Africa Community and relevant Informal Market Sector Bodies & Organisations. Please note attached one-page sector guidelines are now available for download on the Return to Work website at https://www.return2work.co.za/informal-sectors/. We have also attached PDF copies of the guidelines below as well as abbreviated versions of the guides that were designed for…

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Business For South Africa – Daily Update

24th June 2020 CONCERNS ABOUT JUNE TERS APPLICATIONS We advised employers earlier today that the Unemployment Insurance Fund’s Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (TERS) is now open for applications for June. However, a number of employer applicants have detected serious security breaches in the system, with some data being accessible by other applicants. B4SA has asked…

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