Hilary Joffe is a Business Times columnist. She has previously worked as editor-at-large for Business Day; as senior adviser at Brunswick; and as national spokesperson for Eskom.

Deeper debt trap looms as all eyes turn to Tito

Budget will reveal if the savings needed to stabilise debt burden can be achieved

HILARY JOFFE: ‘New economy’ needs new labour relations deal

The basis and nature of industrial relations in SA by definition place capital and labour permanently on opposite sides

Mboweni’s challenge is funding Cyril’s plan

Finance minister must sync with president and advisory council

André de Ruyter upbeat on Eskom

CEO says power utility getting a grip on capex and procurement

HILARY JOFFE: Plug those tax gaps to make a decent dent in budget shortfall

Estimates are that the tax gap is well north of R100bn

HILARY JOFFE: Pretoria's hunger for borrowing is crowding out investment

The government dissaved in the second quarter far more than corporations and households saved

Smaller banks to woo smaller firms

Capitec and Sasfin intend to grow lending in SA's SME sector

State and unions vow to buy local

Cyril Ramaphosa this week described the plan, negotiated by business, labour, the government and community leaders at Nedlac, as a ‘historic ...

HILARY JOFFE: Compacting and consulting while the economy circles the drain

The President should have announced the agreed-upon plan forthwith

Santam also eager for legal certainty on Covid claims

Disputes continue between insurers, clients and regulators over how to interpret contingent business interruption clauses