Supporting employees, protecting jobs amid pandemic
Notwithstanding the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic that had brought unprecedented challenges for businesses both locally and globally, its impact on businesses has resulted in a global shutdown, frustrating business operations, investments and supply chains.
Instituting measures to stimulating economy amid rising inflation
Policy measures to address the demand and supply shocks will help check the nation’s rising inflation rate as well as stimulate the economy ahead of possible recession, the Nigeria Employers Consultative Association (NECA), has said.
Employers seek buffer for businesses to avert job losses
While the coronavirus pandemic lingers, employers under the auspices of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to take more specific steps...
Private sector cautions Federal Government on 2020 budget cut
Organised Private Sector (OPS) has cautioned the Federal Government over slash in 2020 budget by N1.5 trillion.The group, under the aegis of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association
HuCaPAN, NECA kick against outlaw of outsourcing agencies
The Human Capital Providers Association of Nigeria (HuCaPAN) and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) have kicked against the bill proposing to outlaw outsourcing in Nigeria by the House of Representatives.
NECA tasks government on investment in animal husbandry for revenue
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has called on the Federal Government to encourage investment in animal husbandry to enable organisations and many other players in the industry focus on their core business of dairy and milk production.
Family business as influencer for economic growth
Businesses that are owned by families are the most common ownership business model in the world, with their impact on the global economy considered significant. It is estimated that total economic impact of family businesses to global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is over 70 per cent. They are recognised as one of the engines…
Government under fire for withholding unemployment data from public
Three weeks to the end of the year, the quarterly reports on job creation and unemployment prepared by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) have not been made available to the public contrary to the usual practice.
Employers decry high interest rate of LDR to small businesses
Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has decried the high interest rate raised on loan to deposit ratio (LDR), to assist the real sector, describing it as another hindrance to access to credit, which remained at a double digit rate.