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Following the release of the report by the National Minimum Wage Advisory Panel, there has been much discussion about the level, and impact of the level, proposed by the panel. Surprisingly, there has been little, if any, debate on the panel’s proposal that the national minimum wage be based on an hourly, rather than a monthly, wage.
The Treasury has published new preferential procurement guidelines that will see 30% of all large government-issued contracts set aside for small and black-owned companies through subcontracts.
The guidelines, published for public comment, also give extra weight to black economic empowerment in a larger slice of tenders.