Eskom’s latest price hike request is a huge threat to SA’S SME sector

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Article highlights:

  • Eskom’s recent calls for a 20,5% electricity price hike have dashed the hopes of SME’s for a sustained recovery from the economic misery of the past two years.
  • Retail Capital MD’s Miguel Da Silva cautioned that without uninterrupted electricity, vital operations for small businesses could suffer.
  • According to Da Silva, there is light at the end of the tunnel, though, for those who are in control of their own premises.