Morrinsville business scoops apprentice awards

Press Release – Master Plumbers

Morrinsville Plumbing & Gas Services scored a hat trick of apprentice awards at the 2017 Waikato Master Plumbers Awards, held at Hamiltons Wintec Atrium on Friday 15 September. Read more »

Kapiti Embracing The Power Of Senior Entrepreneurs

Press Release – Electra

Thursday, 21 September 2017 – The growing number of self-employed people aged over 50 in Kapiti is challenging the way we think about ageing and work. Read more »

AA Insurance named one of NZ’s most ‘enchanting’ companies

Press Release – AA Insurance

Auckland, 21 September 2017 AA Insurance shares the top honours for providing the most enchanting customer experience, according to research by Kantar TNS New Zealand. Read more »

Safety of Ministry of Social Development staff important

Press Release – State Services Commission

Unfortunately threats, abuse and even violence towards MSD staff is a daily reality in our country. In 2016 twelve staff were assaulted, there were 468 serious and critical security incidents and 242 threats made. Read more »

Simpson Grierson takes home Supreme Award

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is thrilled to have won three awards, including the Supreme Award at the White Camellia Awards last night at Government House, says Heather Ash, Partner and Head of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Read more »

Late payments rise for second consecutive quarter

Press Release – Dun and Bradstreet

Please find attached Dun & Bradstreets quarterly report into Late Payments in NZ and key highlights below. Please note that this report provides a summary of how late entities pay for goods and services in NZ after payment is due and was formerly … Read more »

Postie forced to work with supervisor who threatened her

Press Release – Postal Workers Union of Aotearoa

A postal worker was expected to continue working with her supervisor after the supervisor threatened to kill her, despite New Zealand Post investigating the workers complaint and acknowledging that the threat actually happened. Read more »

Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence debut

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Three new centres dedicated to supporting New Zealand businesses to enhance their engagement with key areas of the Asia-Pacific will be showcased at a forthcoming exporters conference. Read more »

Westland Shareholders to Vote on Governance Changes

Press Release – Westland Milk Products

MEDIA RELEASE 18 September 2017 Westland Shareholders to Vote on Governance Changes Westland Milk Products shareholders will vote next month on a package of proposed changes designed to improve and update the co-operatives governance. Read more »

Winston Peters: Our Plan to Clean up Corporate NZ

Press Release – New Zealand First Party

Winston Peters: Our Plan to Clean up Corporate New Zealand At a business meeting in Whangarei this afternoon, the Leader of New Zealand First and Northland MP, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, released policies to clean up corporate New Zealand. We … Read more »

AWF Madison says first-half profit will fall

Article – BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) – AWF Madison Group, the country’s biggest contract labour firm, said profit in the first half ending Sept. 30 would fall after labour hiring weakened in the second quarter. Read more »

Statement from Reckon NZ

Press Release – Reckon New Zealand

Reckon did not, as you say in your piece, describe health and safety as overkill. This is untrue. Read more »

Swift and simple way to boost business

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

On 20 September, a speed dating event between students and businesses will launch Dunedins Sexy Summer Jobs business internship programme for the 2017/2018 season. The event, to be held at the Otago Polytechnic, will provide an opportunity … Read more »

Hatch by Pacific Business Trust

Press Release – Pacific Business Trust

Hatch by Pacific Business Trust – Creating the commercial leaders of tomorrow The Hatch Youth Programme was launched today by the Pacific Business Trust, providing a combination of flexible tertiary education with real-world experience. The programme … Read more »

Disgraceful description of health and safety as “overkill”

Press Release – Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions is appalled that an Auckland accounting business has described health and safety as “overkill”. Read more »

Julia Hoare nominated for Auckland Airport Board

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has announced that its Board has unanimously nominated Julia Hoare to stand for election as an independent non-executive director at its 2017 annual meeting. Read more »

Inequality in Wages & SelfEmployment 19982015

Press Release – Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Shrinking portions to low and middleincome earners. Bill Rosenberg covers inequality in wages and self-employment from 1998-2015. This is an important read for those interested in reducing income equality Click here for full CTU report ENDS Read more »

Home support providers struggling under pay equity costs

Press Release – Home and Community Health Association

Home support providers struggling under pay equity costs, annual leave liability alone over $4.2 million Read more »

NZ First and social enterprise with Ria Bond

Press Release – Twice Podcasts

Our Election17 series concludes with Ria Bond, community and voluntary sector spokesperson for NZ First. Our impartial and independent purpose is to be useful to build understanding of the social enterprise sector in New Zealand through meaningful dialogue with politicians … Read more »

Minimum wage challenging for PM and working Kiwis too

Press Release – New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

CTU President Richard Wagstaff has challenged the Prime Minister to show some real leadership when it comes to wages by setting a clear target for the minimum wage. Read more »

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