HSF briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
The Davis Tax Committee Wealth Tax Report - An Overview
Jul 26, 2018
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Charles Collocott

In anticipation of the Davis Tax Committee Wealth Tax Report, the HSF published a series of briefs last year on a wealth tax and whether it was viable method to raise revenue in South Africa. In March this year the Davis Tax Committee published its report on the matter, which this brief considers in the light of the HSF’s work.

Eskom’s 2018 Financial Results
Jul 24, 2018
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Anton van Dalsen

This brief provides a commentary on the main features of Eskom’s 2018 annual financial statements, released on 23 July 2018.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part IV
Jul 19, 2018
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Cherese Thakur

This brief is the fourth in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation. The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part III
Jul 19, 2018
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Cherese Thakur

This brief is the third in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation ("TI Guidelines"). The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part II
Jul 17, 2018
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Cherese Thakur

This brief is the second in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation. The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

Whistle-blower Protection: Does South Africa Match Up? - Part I
Jul 17, 2018
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Cherese Thakur

This brief is the first in a four part series. The first two briefs consider South Africa's legislative provisions for the protection of whistle blowers against Transparency International's Best Practice Guidelines for Whistleblowing Legislation. The third and fourth briefs discuss procedures and systems which can be used to ensure that those who report wrongdoing are shielded from needless detriment.

Can we start the long haul now?
Jul 12, 2018
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Charles Simkins

We live in a vertiginous age, in a Dadaesque social and political world. Can the ground be prepared for economic recovery in this politically unstable environment?