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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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Court Ruling on Legality of Level 3 & 4 Lockdown Regulations

Below is the judgment handed down by the Pretoria High Court (the “Court”) on 3rd June 2020, declaring the Lockdown Alert Level 3, as read with the Lockdown Alert Level 4 Regulations, (the “Regulations”) unconstitutional and invalid. The Presidency media statement also appears below, for your information. In summary, the Court declared the Regulations unconstitutional…

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SACCI President Adv. Mtho Xulu on SABC News

SACCI President Adv. Mtho Xulu on SABC News calling for the expansion and diversification of critical sectors of the economy to create jobs. For the economy to bounce back from the COVID-19 shock, South Africa should deepen its manufacturing capacity to ensure greater economic independence. “For the new economy to be a reality,  we expect…

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Monetary Policy Statement, 21 May 2020

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SACCI April 2020 Trade Conditions Survey

‘Locked Down’ Trade Environment  In April 2020, the strict lockdown regulations owing to Covid-19 took effect and outpaced the recessionary economic conditions. Trade conditions were badly affected and called for extra-ordinary efforts by businesses to keep afloat. The seasonally adjusted Trade Activity Index (TAI) declined by 11 points to 26 in April 2020 while the…

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Safe Return to work: Health Planning Tools for Businesses

The Disaster Management Regulations allow for the operation of essential services. On 23 April 2020, the President further announced the gradual and phased approach to other business operations which will differ having regard to the applicable level of lockdown as declared by Government from time to time (Levels 1 to 5). Every employer will, during each…

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