Businesses looking to hire talent from outside South Africa are optimistic about the department of home affairs’ introduction of a Trusted Employer Scheme to make the process easier, but are frustrated by current backlogs in the work visa system.

This is according to Xpatweb MD Marisa Jacobs, who told Business Times businesses are still suffering from backlogs caused by a decision to centralise work visa applications at the office of the home affairs director-general...

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