Month: December 2020

Lockdown regulations do not require closing of public or private accommodation facilities

Since announcement of the latest lockdown regulations, it has come to Sakeliga’s attention that some caravan parks, campsites, and possibly other places of holiday accommodation are under the impression that they are required or encouraged to close. Sakeliga wishes to stress that there is no such requirement in the regulations, nor are such closures even […]
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Business organisations start campaign to end lockdown completely 

Business organisations in South Africa are coming together in a campaign to end lockdown. They are not satisfied by lockdown moving from one level to another and want to make it clear that business is insisting on a complete end to lockdown.  Signatories so far represent more than 50 000 members and include the LWO Employers Organisation, National Employers Association […]
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Sakeliga’s Comment on the Tourism Amendment Bill of 2019

The Tourism Amendment Bill [2019] was published by the department of tourism on the 15th of April 2019 for public comment. Among other changes, the bill aims to amend the Tourism Act in order to empower the minister of tourism to set national thresholds for short-term home–rental. Short-term home–rental is defined in the bill as ‘the renting or leasing on a temporary basis, for reward, of a dwelling or part thereof, to a visitor.’   […]
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Business organisations start campaign to end lockdown completely 

Business organisations in South Africa are coming together in a campaign to end lockdown. They are not satisfied by lockdown moving from one level to another and want to make it clear that business is insisting on a complete end to lockdown.  Signatories so far represent more than 50 000 members and include the LWO Employers Organisation, National Employers Association […]
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Sakeliga ondersteun Business for Ending Lockdown 

Die sakegroep Sakeliga is trots om ‘n stigtersondertekenaar van die Business for Ending Lockdown-veldtog te wees.  Piet le Roux, uitvoerende hoof van Sakeliga, sê die beëindiging van die grendelstaat is die enigste manier om te herstel van die ontvouende humanitêre ramp. “Eerstens, as besigheid wil ons nie ‘n verandering in vlakke, of meer kommissies, of meer uitsonderings hê nie. Ons wil ‘n volledige hervatting van ekonomiese aktiwiteit hê, met die vryheid om gesondheidsmaatreëls […]
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Sakeliga’s Comment on the Tourism Amendment Bill of 2019

The Tourism Amendment Bill [2019] was published by the department of tourism on the 15th of April 2019 for public comment. Among other changes, the bill aims to amend the Tourism Act in order to empower the minister of tourism to set national thresholds for short-term home–rental. Short-term home–rental is defined in the bill as ‘the renting or leasing on a temporary basis, for reward, of a dwelling or part thereof, to a visitor.’   […]
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