Business leaders say it's counter-intuitive to protest joblessness by forcing workers not to work.
The Energy Council of South Africa, alongside other big business figureheads, have proposed improvements to the carbon tax proposals under the Taxation Laws Amendment Bill.
Ramaphosa has called on big-business for a concerted effort to do what they have done before and overcome six key challenges facing South Africa right now - through sharing resources, expertise and capabilities.
The South African business community is encouraged by the president's new plan and pleased that most proposals from energy experts and the private sector were considered.
Business Unity SA (Busa) says that South Africa's move to stage 6 load shedding will have a significant impact on all parts of the economy, but is ultimately unsurprising given the continued deterioration of Eskom over the last decade.
Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) has outlined the announcements that president Cyril Ramaphosa needs to make in his state of the nation address on Thursday (10 February) to kickstart economic growth in the country and escape a 'low-growth trap'.
Business group Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) has written to Transport minister Fikile Mbalula requesting he makes changes to South Africa's traffic regulations.
South African Breweries (SAB) is the latest major company to consider the introduction of a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination policy for staff in South Africa, however, it almost certainly won't be the last.