The road to the development of SA’s new economic recovery plan has been a long one — but it has been worth it, not least because it has proven, yet again, that the solution to many of the country’s problems lies in social compacting.

Business’s input into the plan was channelled through Business for SA (B4SA), which united organised business in an unprecedented way. Compelled by the pressure of the Covid-19 economic meltdown, we saw Business Unity SA, Business Leadership SA, the Black Business Council and other formations bury whatever differences they may have had to focus on one thing: SA’s economic survival...

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