LETTER: Government just paying lip service to crisis
Departments and offices, such as labour and the UIF, should be open during the lockdown
Neither Covid-19 nor any other disaster will cause as much damage and job loss as our government’s inability to deal with the help businesses need to keep people fed and employed.
Due to utter incompetence, my business — through no fault of mine — does not have a registered Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) number, despite making payments. To try to rectify this is impossible. It cannot be done on the website, as anything I enter is kicked out...