Be aware of important new employment standards

Press Release – Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson Partner Phillipa Muir says that from 1 April 2017, all individual employment agreements need to comply with new requirements under the Employment Relations Act 2000. Read more »

NZ Post names new Chief Executive

Press Release – NZ Post

NZ Post Board Chair Jane Taylor today announced that David Walsh will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer at NZ Post, with effect from 1 May 2017. Read more »

Equal pay legislation to go before parliament

Press Release – Public Service Association

A bill which will help New Zealand women secure equal pay will go before parliament – and the PSA calls on all parties to support it. Read more »

Women’s pay in Parliament’s hands

Press Release – Green Party

The Green Party is thrilled to have had a Members Bill drawn from the ballot today that offers a concrete solution to fix the gender pay imbalance in New Zealand. Read more »

Privacy Commissioner releases 2016 credit assurance reports

Press Release – Office of the Privacy Commissioner

Privacy Commissioner John Edwards has released the annual compliance assurance reports submitted by the three national credit reporting companies. Read more »

Diversity Award a big boost for New Zealand businesses

Press Release – Diversity Works

Recognition at the Diversity Awards NZ has helped two innovative local companies make an even bigger impact with their initiatives designed to create an inclusive workplace for New Zealanders. Read more »

Huawei to boost Wellington’s tech sector

Press Release – New Zealand National Party

Wellington’s growing tech and innovation sector will gain significantly from today’s investment announcement by global technology giant Huawei, Nationals Wellington Central candidate Nicola Willis says. Huawei today announced $400 million of new … Read more »

Hurunui Water Project Chief Executive to retire

Press Release – Hurunui Water Project

Alex Adams, Chief Executive of the high profile Hurunui Water Project (HWP) is stepping down from the role on 30 April, HWP Chairman of Directors Lindsay Lloyd announced today. Read more »

NZ’s investment in infrastructure creating jobs

Press Release – Aurecon

Global engineering and advisory firm Aurecon, will be recruiting approximately 30 graduates around the country[1] in 2017, as part of its annual graduate recruitment programme. Read more »

Big boost in job opportunities for Kiwis

Press Release – SEEK

New job advertisements on SEEK rose 17.3 per cent this February when compared to the same period last year. Read more »

Do We Still Need to Go to Work to Get the Job Done?

Press Release – Polycom

New Global Survey into the Future of Work Reveals Two Thirds (62%) of Todays Multi-Generational Workforce Now Working from Anywhere Read more »

New Chief Executive for Graeme Dingle Foundation

Press Release – Graeme Dingle Foundation

The Graeme Dingle Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Jenny Stiles as CEO, commencing April 24th. Read more »

Online tools to help small business owners

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Small business owners can now quickly and easily build policies to support their business with the launch of a new online tool via business.govt.nz, Minister for Small Business Jacqui Dean says. Read more »

Have your say on changes to protect domestic violence victim

Press Release – Justice and Electoral Committee

The Justice and Electoral Committee want to hear what New Zealanders think of a new bill proposing changes to workplace laws, to better protect victims of domestic violence. The committee is inviting submissions for the next six weeks. Read more »

Workers described as “pimple on a pumpkin” return to work

Press Release – First Union

BNT (Brakes and Transmission), the Australian-owned car parts supplier, is struggling to get products to the market after workers at its Auckland distribution centre walked off the job for the fifth time on Friday. Read more »

E tū urges change to tax on redundancy pay

Press Release – E tu

E t says if the government wants to help the Cadbury workers who have lost their jobs, they should abolish tax on redundancy pay. Read more »

2017 Network NZ Business Awards

Press Release – Network NZ

Auckland, New Zealand (Monday 20 March 2017) Network NZ announce their first annual New Zealand Business Awards, with nominations open from 30th June 10am to 28th July 8pm, Judging from the 29th July to 25th August, Peoples Choice Voting … Read more »

Mondelez confirms Dunedin exit

Article – BusinessDesk

March 17 (BusinessDesk) – Mondelez International, the US food group on a global push to cut costs, will close the doors on the Cadbury factory in Dunedin early next year. Read more »

Mayor laments confirmation of Cadbury closure

Press Release – Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 17 March 2017) Mayor of Dunedin Dave Cull says hes extremely disappointed and saddened that Mondelz International has confirmed it will close its Dunedin Cadbury factory. Read more »

E tū disappointed with Cadbury closure

Press Release – E tu

E t says it is extremely disappointed though not surprised by Mondelez Internationals decision to close the Dunedin Cadbury factory. Read more »

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