Banks can weather the storm � Union


Local commercial banks are positioned to turn things around for the better of their businesses without the need for headcount reductions, says the Botswana Bank Employees Union (BOBEU).

Speaking to Mmegi Business, BOBEU general secretary, Lebogang Keabetswe said while they believe they can collectively weather the storm in the banking sector with the dedication of the employees, some banks are already looking for an easier way out.

“They find reduction of headcount as essentially the easiest variable cost to get rid of,” she said.

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