Russell McVeagh leading in equal pay and parental leave

Press Release – Russell McVeagh

Today Russell McVeagh is proud to announce that the firm has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Gold Category in the YWCA Equal Pay Awards. This coincides with an announcement of a new parental leave policy, with increased paid parental leave … Read more »

McDonalds cuts Ronald’s hours – union wants to help

Press Release – Unite Union

Unite union has made a public appeal for Ronald Mcdonald to make contact about dramatic cuts in his hours of work. Read more »

First Living Wage Employer in the Insurance Sector

Press Release – HealthCarePlus

HealthCarePlus is marking Labour Day this year by celebrating its new status as the first accredited Living Wage Employer in the insurance sector. Read more »

Research exposes a widespread lack of workplace cultural fit

Press Release – Robert Walters

An alarming 54% of employees feel they have been misled about workplace culture during job interviews says the findings from research conducted by leading recruitment firm Robert Walters who surveyed 1,800 professionals and 950 hiring managers across New … Read more »

Foodstuffs wins (another) waste minimisation award

Press Release – Foodstuffs Limited

Kiwi-owned supermarket operator Foodstuffs has again had its environmental sustainability efforts recognised, this time by the waste management industrys WasteMINZ Awards for Excellence. Read more »

Resident Doctors give back to communities whilst on strike

Press Release – New Zealand Resident Doctors Association

The recent 48-hour strike by resident doctors saw NZRDA members take the opportunity to participate in a number of positive activities across the country. Read more »

Businesses reap rewards from growing green

Press Release – King Seeds

Growing your own doesnt have to be limited to the home garden. A leading New Zealand seed company is on a mission to challenge New Zealand businesses to improve lunchtime nutrition in the workplace. Theyre encouraging them to grow their own nutrient … Read more »

Sky TV’s Fellet say submissions against merger ‘misleading’

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Sky Network Television chief executive John Fellet has hit out at submissions opposing the pay-television broadcasters planned $3.44 billion merger with Vodafone, describing them as unified by their predictability and misleading … Read more »

Another Prestigious Accolade For Geneva Healthcare

Press Release – Geneva Health

Congratulations to our Geneva Healthcare Recruitment Team and Shane King for their nomination as finalists in this years prestigious SEEK Annual Recruitment Awards. Read more »

LazyAz Founder Ditches Harvard Acceptance

Press Release – LazyAz

Auckland, 20 October 2016 New Zealand company, LazyAz is looking to revolutionise retail with its application based on-demand delivery service that connects with brick and mortar shops. They are seeking to raise between $75,000 and $200,000 from the … Read more »

Mercer Group shares at record low; outlook uncertain

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Mercer Group shares are languishing unloved at a record low on the stock exchange as the unprofitable stainless steel fabricator restructures its operations, undertakes a refinancing to keep it afloat, and faces questions about … Read more »

Auckland Airport’s job skills hub extended

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) – Auckland International Airport says other companies operating near the airport have joined ARA, its job skills and education hub designed to source skilled labour during the current construction boom. Read more »

2016 annual meeting’s Chair and Chief Executive addresses

Speech – Auckland Airport

Shareholders, it is my pleasure to again present the Chairs report at this annual meeting. Read more »

Health Industry Big Day Out opens doors in Northland

Press Release – Careers New Zealand

Wellington, 20 October 2016 Today over 40 subject teachers, deputy principals, careers advisors and co-ordinators will get a unique insight into the numerous career opportunities available in the Northland health industry, as part of Careers New … Read more »

Redemption of quoted bonds and New Trustpower offer

Press Release – TrustPower

Trustpower Update on implementation of the Demerger, the Redemption of quoted Trustpower Bonds and New Trustpower’s offer of senior bonds Granting of Final Court Orders and implementation of the Demerger Read more »

MHA Cloud Computing Announces Rebrand as ‘Lucidity’

Press Release – Lucidity

Auckland, 19 October, 2016 Auckland based cloud services provider MHA Cloud Computing, a Microsoft Gold Hosting Partner, has unveiled a new company name as part of a rebranding initiative to position the company for strong future growth. Read more »

Intueri granted extension to respond to Australian audits

Article – BusinessDesk

Oct. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Intueri Education Group has been granted an extension to respond to audits of its Australian subsidiaries Online Courses Australia and Conwal& Associates by the Australian Skills Quality Authority. Read more »

Retail NZ welcomes consultation on retail payments systems

Press Release – Retail NZ

Retail NZ says it welcomes the release of a Government consultation paper on the fees charged by banks and card companies for retail payments systems. Read more »

‘Available to work’ numbers are inflated – BusinessNZ

Press Release – BusinessNZ

The Salvation Army today claimed young unemployed New Zealanders are not getting employment opportunities because of unfair competition from migrant workers. Read more »

Kiwis want to feel a sense of purpose at work

Press Release – Hays

Employees want to be given a sense of purpose at work and know how their contribution makes a difference, according to recruiting experts Hays. According to findings in the latest Hays Journal, the recruiter says that the value in employee engagement … Read more »

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