Lockdown impact on Business

It's no secret that the longer government extends the lockdown, the worse the impact will be on the economy and jobs. While businesses fear closures over the uncertainty of the length of lockdown, they are also unable to guarantee that the spread of Covid-19 will be avoided in their operations. Some of South Africa’s struggling state owned entities are also hanging in the balance SAA business rescuers were stopped by the Labour Court from proceeding with retrenchments and Public enterprises Minister has refused an additional bail out and wants a concrete plan from the airline.

Joining us on the line is:

• Sandile Swana from the Wits School of Governance

• Dawie Roodt is the chief economist at Efficient Group