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  • NERSA’s decision & reasons for decision on Eskom’s Revenue Application for 2018/19

    In excess of 23 000 written stakeholder comments were received from private individuals, small users, intensive energy users, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs) and environmental activists, as well as local government and other stakeholders. Testimonies supplied the necessary information for NERSA to reject Eskom’s application for a 19,9% rate increase, which would … more »


  • Become a partner in the School Principal Support Programme

    The Partners for Possibility Programme is a Leadership Development and Principal Support Programme sponsored by business and foundations. Becoming a Partner for Possibility involves entering into a collaborative relationship with a principle for one year. The programme offers principals a unique opportunity to learn from business peers, to receive cutting … more »


  • World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report on SA for 2017/18

    In the 2017/18 WEF GCI outlook for SA, shows a decline in nine of the twelve pillars and a drastic drop by 14 positions in the overall ranking from 47 in 2016 to 61 in 2017. Despite the decline overall South Africa remains one of the most competitive countries in … more »


  • Brave Budget should keep ratings agencies at bay – Dr Roelof Botha

    Global capital markets reacted positively to SA’s National Budget for the 2018/19 fiscal year, with the rand/dollar exchange rate strengthening by 1,7% between 21 Feb (the day before the budget) and the weekend after the budget. The benchmark R186 bond yield also provided a stamp of approval, shedding ten basis … more »


  • Tax Ombud Questionaire on Systemic Matters

    Dear Member, Please find attached a questionnaire from the Office of the Tax Ombud (OTO) on Systemic Matters. Please send completed responses directly to the OTO. For further information please contact Sibusiso Thungo, Sthungo@taxombud.gov.za, Tel: 012 431-9696 or Francois Viljoen, FViljoen2@taxombud.gov.za Tel: 012 431-9110. Approved Letter to RCB TAXOMBUD RESEARCH … more »


  • Great offer for members – study a management course for free!!

    KLCBT members and their staff members have the option to study a Wits Business School qualification at absolutely no cost!! The value of the course is R36 000—this is honestly an opportunity not to be missed. The course offered is the Management Development Programme (NQF 7) Criteria: KLCBT members; SA … more »


  • Purchase a print of the Seven Magnificent Tuskers of the Kruger National Park by Vanessa Lomas

    We are very excited to invite all our members to join us and the Good Neighbour Foundation (GNF) in a national campaign to fight poaching (particularly rhino and elephant poaching) in the Kruger National Park. The project is a joint effort by Chambers of Commerce near the Kruger National Park … more »


  • Gate quotas in effect for day visitors at the Kruger National Park over the school holidays

    The day visitor quota for the Kruger National Park is a management tool that’s used to maintain the park’s carrying capacity. It is in place throughout the year, but generally only needs to be applied over long weekends and holidays due to the volume of park visitors. Pre-booked day visitors … more »


  • It is public participation season – do your bit as an active citizen!

    This is definitely the season of public participation, the time of the year when all government departments and municipalities are drafting their budgets, plans and policies for the next financial year. This newsletter is dedicated to inform our members about these processes and to ask for input. We cannot criticize … more »


  • Request for information in terms of the Municipal Property Rates Act

    In terms of Section 42 of the Local Government:  Municipal Property Rates Act No. 6 of 2004, the Municipal Valuer may require the owner or person in charge of any property in the Municipal Are to provide information, as may be requested by the Municipal Valuer, of any building or … more »