Executive leaves manufacturers ever more vulnerable

BY MARK ALLIX, 02 NOVEMBER 2015, 05:54 GOVERNMENT incentives such as the Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme have drawn consultants like a moth to a lamp. Start-ups vie for space with giants such as Deloitte, EY and PwC. The Incentive Consultants Association was formed in 2005 to regulate the interaction between government and consultants who provide…

DTI revises manufacturing incentives

7 April 2014 Revisions to manufacturing incentives, the Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme (MCEP) guidelines to be more precise, have been approved by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies and were published on Wednesday last week. The MCEP is a key action programme of the Industrial Policy Action Plan (IPAP), designed to drive growth and promote…

AIS – Automotive Investment Scheme

The AIS is an incentive designed to grow and develop the automotive sector through investment in new and/or replacement models and components that will increase plant production volumes, sustain employment and/or strengthen the automotive value chain.   Eligible Enterprises Light motor vehicle manufacturers that have achieved or can demonstrate that they will achieve a minimum…

EIP – Enterprise Investment Programme

The Enterprise Investment Programme was launched by the government in July 2008, to provide sector-specific financing in order to encourage growth in key areas. The scheme currently operates under two sub-programmes – the Manufacturing Investment Programme (MIP) and the Tourism Support Programme (TSP – though further sub-programmes are expected to be added in the future…

MCEP – Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme

The Department of Trade and Industry has made available grants to assist South African businesses gain a competitive edge and enable them to expand their operations. Under programs such as the MCEP – the Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme, the DTI has already disbursed over R1 billion to qualifying companies The MCEP grant provides a rebate…

MCEP – Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme

The Department of Trade and Industry has made available grants to assist South African businesses gain a competitive edge and enable them to expand their operations. Under programs such as the MCEP – the Manufacturing Competitiveness Enhancement Programme, the DTI has already disbursed over R1 billion to qualifying companies The MCEP grant provides a rebate…