Lower-end retailers could see Big benefits

The basic income grant would be a significant transfer of wealth to the country’s poor


In the wake of the recent unrest that rocked SA, a basic income grant (Big) seems fait accompli. Whether you agree with its merits or whether the country’s overburdened tax base can afford it, the fact is politicians seem hell-bent on pushing it through to appease a disgruntled population...

This article is reserved for DispatchLIVE subscribers.

Get access to ALL DispatchLIVE content from only R45.00 per month.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Already registered on HeraldLIVE, BusinessLIVE, TimesLIVE or SowetanLIVE? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.