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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
0-0-7 0-0-7 At ocean eleven And now rudeboys a go wail 'Cause them out of jail Rudeboys cannot fail Cause them must get bail [Bridge] Dem a loot, dem a shoot, dem a wail A Shanty Town Dem a loot,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2021 at Paul Janisch
There's another thing I need to say about this. From a personal perspective I'm not sure that rioting students are going to endear themselves to any potential bursary provider, specifically those with an R4-like weapon. It could be that I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2021 at Paul Janisch
Zuma unveiled the plan to scrap tuition fees for students from poor South African homes and freeze tariffs for those from working-class households on Dec. 16, two days before Cyril Ramaphosa replaced him as leader of the ruling African National... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2021 at Paul Janisch
Ebrahim Patel says broad BEE trusts are genuine Minister strongly supports broad-based ownership schemes including ownership by trusts Trade, industry & competition minister Ebrahim Patel has come out strongly in support of broad-based ownership schemes including ownership by trusts, which... Continue reading
Reblogged Feb 8, 2021 at Paul Janisch
None of us will forget 2020 and it's unlikely that 2021 will be forgotten either. I do take comfort in a few realities The ANC is fundamentally incompetent and corrupt and that Cyril cannot bring them into line We can... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2021 at Paul Janisch
This is for my good friend Fiona Khan's MBA dissertation. It focuses on multi-nationals (who now appear to have a real problem with empowerment compliance - it's not only them). It's a simple multiple choice questionnaire and won't take longer... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2020 at Paul Janisch
There have been three articles about the BEE commissioner who appears to put her status above everything else. It's a true application of empowerment über alles, something the bolshie bob attempted to by placing the BEE Act as being the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2020 at Paul Janisch
Today James has spent 256 days in a COVID world. Roughly half of the 366 days in this year have been spent in lockdown. It's not a year that many of us will forget. However what this year has given... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2020 at Paul Janisch
Preface The tale below is probably the exception. Most BEE deals are made up of reluctant and antagonistic original shareholders who select people who are not interested in the business, won't put any skin in the game and want benefits.... Continue reading
Posted Nov 2, 2020 at Paul Janisch
Not that we are Jewish. But 13 is a significant milestone in anybody's life. You move away from unique names for your age to the teens – it's all thirteen, fourteen and the twenty etc. It's hard to look at... Continue reading
Posted Oct 28, 2020 at Paul Janisch
A Western Cape teacher has been summoned to a disciplinary hearing on Wednesday for claiming to be “African” in his CV, instead of sticking with his “official” coloured identity. Glen Snyman, a teacher at Grootkraal Primary School in Oudtshoorn, allegedly... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 15, 2020 at Paul Janisch
Perhaps the reader has heard of a band called Winger. I can't say I have ever listened to them but I am very aware of their guitarist Reb Beach. Beach told a story about how they were riding the musical... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2020 at Paul Janisch
The news came through on Saturday from my friends in the UK that Peter Green had died peacefully in his sleep. He was 73 years old. Most people who know me, and perhaps even a few casual readers on this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2020 at Paul Janisch
The reader might be unaware that this blog's curator took the Duncan McLeod article to the Daily Maverick with his (not Duncan's) typical anti- bolshie twist. It was a more sanitised version of my normal blog posts, no bolshie bob... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2020 at Paul Janisch
There are two types of people in this world, Harry van der Merwe and everybody else. I happen to like Harry - can't be sure about most other people, specifically if they are anc appointees. Harry sent this to me... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2020 at Paul Janisch
This is a repost from 2010 (yes the blog is that old - actually it's older than that) Cyril has in effect given us fokol. Those of us who have more than fokol can be grateful. Most South Africans have... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2020 at Paul Janisch
SANDF, SAPS and JMPD officers who were present when Collins Khosa was allegedly tortured and killed in Alexandra in April 2020 must be suspended and authorities must complete their investigations into his alleged killing by 4 June 2020, the North... Continue reading
Reblogged May 15, 2020 at Paul Janisch
Once upon a time we had bolshie bob who was the most destructive minister in zuma's cabinet. He was a rotten commie who was determined to make us as strong as Mother Russia - even though we've never really been... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2020 at Paul Janisch
There are half a million signatures in the anti-tobacco ban petition. That's 500,000 (yes five hundred thousand South Africans) who oppose this ban. BAT had a problem too with the ban and threatened to go to court, but now they... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2020 at Paul Janisch
Long have I lamented about how corporate South Africa kowtowing to the ridiculousness that is the anc. It took zoomer's removal of Nene for it to get its voice. And even then it was controlled and measured. And state-endorsed corruption... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2020 at Paul Janisch
I stopped listening to 702 because of YouseewhatadoosIam McHysbak. I don't think 702 misses me but I do wish they'd fire this idiot (I'm not using very fiery language on purpose). I was sent this article which contains an interview... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2020 at Paul Janisch
There's too much that's been made about this requirement that the new Covid-19 Tourism Relief Fund that the Department of Tourism has launched the to assist businesses in the tourism sector that have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Here's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2020 at Paul Janisch
The major concern in my neighbourhood is booze and smokes. Chuck can get smokes but they are Zimbabwean, Brandon doesn't mind any smokes as long as they are toasted. Marlon can get Marlboros at twice the price, Nancy is interested.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2020 at Paul Janisch
This is not my work, I didn't write any of it. I took it from JZA's most recent newsletter. I did promise to update this blog when something interesting comes along. I couldn't write this any better myself. COVID-19 Lockdown:... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 8, 2020 at Paul Janisch
As per this note 41. The SETAs will support employers remotely and the date for the submission of Workplace Skills Plans (“WSPs”) will be extended to 31 May 2020, as also provided for by the Regulation. 42. The following must... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2020 at Paul Janisch