Better skills start with education
Political will is needed for government and business to team up to fund learning institutions and grow the economy, writes Raymond Patel
The meeting between business and government before the president’s State of the Nation address in February, as well as the recent international roadshow by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, signal renewed hope that can only bode well for the country.
Many take for granted the fact that the challenges facing the country can never be resolved by the government alone. The events of last year, which saw an unexpected change of guard at the National Treasury and the plummeting of the rand, raised eyebrows about the relationship between government and the private sector
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