Five things the Ministers need to aim for in Budget 2021

It will be a budget like nothing we have seen before – framed by the extraordinary circumstances and unprecedented uncertainty caused by the pandemic. Even in the last week, the backdrop has changed.

New restrictions have been imposed on much of the country, pushing many in the hospitality sector to close up – for now anyway. And the threat of a wider lockdown remains and will influence business and consumer

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What you need to know about travelling in SA following Transport Minister’s latest briefing

Earlier today Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula, detailed several of the important requirements needed for those travelling in SA, now that the country has moved to alert level 1 lockdown.

When President Cyril Ramaphosa first announced that the country was moving to a lower level of lockdown, he pointed to a few aspects, such as needing a produce a negative test should international travellers be entering SA, but now the minister

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Ministers urged to intervene to stop students travelling to campuses as coronavirus outbreaks surge

Ministers have been urged to intervene to stop any more students travelling to university as Covid-19 outbreaks on campuses threaten to spiral out of control.

The University and College Union (UCU) – the biggest union for UK higher education staff – said all teaching should immediately switch to remote learning and students should be released from accommodation contracts and allowed to go home.

It comes as universities across the UK

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