New visa regulations, “Concern is not enough”

THE Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry welcomed the concern expressed by the Minister of Tourism on the negative effects on tourism of the new visa regulations. “Unfortunately concern is not enough,” said Ms Janine Myburgh, President of the Chamber. “We need action. We need to postpone the implementation of the visa regulation and the […]

New road and driving regulations will be pointless

THE existing road and driving regulations are not working because they are not being enforced and new regulations will be pointless until there has been a drastic improvement in enforcement, says The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “To give you an idea of how hopeless enforcement is, I can tell you that our provincial […]

Chamber welcomes Governments commitment to speed-up payments

A commitment by the Government to speed up payments to suppliers, particularly those in the small business world, was welcomed by the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry. “Late payments from National and provincial departments has been a major problem for business and we really don’t see any reason why the 30-day goal cannot be […]

Chamber expresses concern regarding City rates and tariff increases

THE Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry has expressed great concern at the battery of proposed City Council rates and tariff increases for the new municipal year as all of them are well above the current official CPI rate of inflation of around 4,0 percent. This was made clear by Chamber members after a presentation […]