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Paul Janisch
Johannesburg South Africa
BEE compliance consultancy specialising in B-BBEE scorecard maximisation
Interests: The survival of all businesses in South Africa. Black Economic Empowerment; doing business with the SA government; multinationals in South Africa; Public Private Partnerships (PPPs) - both as a transaction advisor and advisor to bidding consortia. Regulatory requirements for licensing purposes.
Recent Activity
It would be a mistake to react to the recession by focusing only on the growth of established business and letting economic transformation fall by the wayside, said Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Thursday. Addressing the media to chart the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Paul Janisch
There are two personages that should not be spared today's vitriol. awdoz is the bee commissioner - great name when spelled backwards. wabenzi-gupta boy's name spelled backwards is enawz. awdoz and enawz are attempting to rule by decree. Let's start... Continue reading
Posted Jun 15, 2017 at Paul Janisch
wabenzi is determined to push his new mining charter through. Even that doos zuma told a public that openly detests him yesterday, that it is coming. The problem is that the mining houses have not agreed to it Mining companies... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2017 at Paul Janisch
There is a ridiculously famous and competent consultant out there. We mere mortals aspire to be as good as he and his high quality company are. Here is a man (not a tall man - but gargantuan in competence) who... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2017 at Paul Janisch
Let’s say that the acceptable time to run 100 metres is 15 seconds. This is the entry level if you want to compete. The world has now become obsessed with 15 seconds and not paying attention to the distance associated... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Paul Janisch
You have to give it to the gung-ho BEE commissioner, she really is gung-ho. And before you take exception to the title it’s a pun on Zodwa Ntuli’s name. To a certain extent, she is a breath of fresh air... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Paul Janisch
Can anyone recommend a company that can help with sorting out equity equivalents? Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Paul Janisch
The person who thought of this scheme is cleverer than me, I think I need to apply for apprenticeship in her office (if it is in fact a her). This structure was explained to me about a year and a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2017 at Paul Janisch
It's the 31st of March 2017. zuma has fired Pravin and we wait and see what happens now. zuma's radical economic transformation policy has exactly nothing to do with empowerment. It's about gupta crony capitalism. Why then should you concern... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2017 at Paul Janisch
It seems as though it'll be more of the same as last year, only worse when you throw trump into the equation. What a perfect pair zuma and trump (henceforth lower case- altwee) are, if you combine them you have... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2017 at Paul Janisch
It is vital that you write down what your children say before you forget it. When it comes to looking back at the last year so much has happened that if I didn't start writing this post a few months... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2016 at Paul Janisch
While the financial markets may be in for a tough time, possibly a prolonged tough time, there is no correlation between startup success and strong financial markets. And those investors who understand that will act accordingly and be rewarded over... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 9, 2016 at Paul Janisch
How wrong I was. I was convinced that with the ANC being in such a state that Bolshie Bob would have bigger fish to fry (if the inept fisheries department allowed Bolshie to actually catch a fish) than a mere... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2016 at Paul Janisch
LIVE: Get the full State of Capture report here 2016-11-02 13:51 President Jacob Zuma has said he will study the Public Protector's "state capture" report before deciding on his next step. The Public Protector has been ordered to release the... Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 2, 2016 at Paul Janisch
Broad-based Black Economic Empowerment Act: Codes of good practice: Construction sector: Amendment: Comments invited Files: AttachmentSize AttachmentSize 40375_gon1339s.pdf26.78 MB Comment by: Tuesday, December 27, 2016 via Here it is at last. Comments in by the 27th of December Continue reading
Reblogged Nov 1, 2016 at Paul Janisch
Two Rob mentions in a title. This pic is taken from the DTI's website, it shows Rob taking delivery of his new Toyota, which was locally manufactured. I'm not going to bother with a link, suffice to say that Rob's... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2016 at Paul Janisch
One of the things that I am particularly bad at concealing is my disdain for the ANC government, specifically Rob Davies' little kolkhoz, formally known as the DTI. It is staffed by incompetents. I really shouldn't moan because they give... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2016 at Paul Janisch
And so we are coming to the end of single figures. This is Oliver's tenth year on this planet and what an incredible ten years it's been. I'm not sure if I have told this story before but Oliver was... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2016 at Paul Janisch
There’s an oldish adage which says that anyone at 20 who is not a socialist has no heart, and anyone at 40 who is still a socialist has no head. From this you can safely conclude that Rob Davies, our... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 28, 2016 at Paul Janisch
The keyboard on my PC has redesignated keys and I can't find the hashtag thing (known as a sharp in music). Back to the hashtag #Standardswillfall. This refers to the incredible likelihood that verification standards that were never particularly high... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2016 at Paul Janisch
Speaking to the Black Business Council, which has signaled strong support for Zuma, South Africa’s president said that the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act will be changed “to continue the quest for a transformed economy”. More people must be brought... Continue reading
Reblogged Sep 28, 2016 at Paul Janisch
Five out of the seven planned sessions are over. They are small and focussed. David Kalmin knows his clients and I know mine. The initial purpose of these sessions was to let our respective clients know that we are on... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2016 at Paul Janisch
There is quite nothing more pathetic than a Zuma/ANC patsy who thinks that he is still relevant, even though he has never been. Enter our old friend (this blog's friend), Verwoerd's protege - jungle jim (who goes by the new... Continue reading
Posted Sep 12, 2016 at Paul Janisch
Corporate social investment (CSI) initiatives are likely to have added R25 billion to South Africa’s economic output in 2015, a new report shows. Research on the reach of CSI in South Africa – undertaken by the Bureau of Economic Research... Continue reading
Reblogged Aug 30, 2016 at Paul Janisch
The response has been incredible. If you're interested please book soon. ----------------------------------------------------- No one knows where these codes are going. What we do know and I have it on INCREDIBLY good authority is that the DTI have no idea what... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2016 at Paul Janisch