Entec hosts seminars on the latest advances in Gas Detection

Press Release – Entec

Auckland-based Entec , a provider of mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and gas detection solutions, has recently hosted seminars on the latest advances in portable gas detection technology. Read more »

Twice caught vineyard labour contractor penalised $25,000

Press Release – MBIE

A vineyard labour contractor has been penalised $25,000 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after a labour inspector found they failed to meet their obligation to keep employment records for a second time. Read more »

Displaced Labour Interns Welcome at The Taxpayers’ Union

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Unlike the Labour Party, the Taxpayers’ Union pays its student interns and pay at least the “living wage”. Its Wellington office has space for at least two more international research interns in the lead up to polling day, and the Union … Read more »

Business Owners Choose Kāpiti

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

An Infometrics report commissioned by the Kpiti Coast District Council has revealed new insights into the Kpiti Coasts booming self-employed business community, with house construction taking the lead as industry of choice. Read more »

Transpower supports next generation of Women in Tech

Press Release – Transpower

Transpower has put its support behind ShadowTech Day 2017, providing workplace mentors to female students studying Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects. Read more »

Supreme Court judges mull interpretation of ERA

Article – BusinessDesk

June 21 (BusinessDesk) The Supreme Court is concerned an overly broad interpretation of the Employment Relations Act could limit employers’ negotiating powers, as Affco and the Meat Workers Union continue their dispute in the country’s highest court. Read more »

Growing job vacancies in tourism & hospitality

Press Release – Tourism Industry Association

Growing job vacancies in tourism & hospitality New job vacancy data illustrates the difficulties tourism and hospitality businesses are facing to find good staff, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. The latest Jobs Online report issued today by the … Read more »

Performance reviews – are they as dead as the dinosaurs?

Press Release – Hays

Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of managers in New Zealand would like to ditch the annual performance review in favour of more regular feedback, according to a survey by recruiting experts Hays. Read more »

The ABC of bribery & corruption: Deloitte 2017 survey

Press Release – Deloitte

Kiwi organisations appreciate the risks associated with bribery and corruption but their response is comparatively slow Read more »

Suncorp launches inaugural Business Success Index

Press Release – Suncorp

A Suncorp New Zealand survey of New Zealand businesses has revealed that their view of success is not defined by growth – challenging the theory that bigger is best. Read more »

Affco, Meat Workers Union in Supreme Court over bargaining

Article – BusinessDesk

June 20 (BusinessDesk) Affco and the Meat Workers Union took their battle over unlawful lockouts during negotiations to the Supreme Court today, the latest stage in the long-running dispute. Read more »

KPMG NZ leadership report aims at fuelling prosperity

Press Release – KPMG

Our leadership report is designed to assist new generations of New Zealand business leaders in their business relationships. This report draws on insights gathered from 51 of New Zealands top CEOs surveyed, and compares key insights with those from … Read more »

Stressed out: NZ workplaces set to become more stressful

Press Release – Robert Half

75% of New Zealand CFOs believe the stress levels of their staff will increase over the next three years. Read more »

Legal firms partner to create business opportunities

Press Release – Joint Press Release

Legal firms partner to create business opportunities for New Zealand firms at Expo 2020 Dubai Read more »

Apprenticeship boost is welcome and needed.

Press Release – Industry Training Federation

Today’s $7 million boost for industry training and apprenticeships is welcome news for employers, industry trainees, and apprentices, in the face of skills shortages across the economy, says the Industry Training Federation. Read more »

Creating a life outside the wire in horticulture

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand national seasonal labour coordinator Jerf van Beek today told a breakfast function in Wellington, hosted by Corrections Minister Louise Upston and the Corrections Department, about the rewards of helping former offenders into … Read more »

New proposals to simplify personal income tax

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is proposing to make tax simpler for individuals, with people whose only income is from a salary, wages or investments no longer being required to file tax returns to receive tax refunds or to calculate any additional tax. Read more »

Corrections seeks jobs for offenders

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Corrections seeks jobs for offenders Businesses from around the lower North Island will be urged to consider offenders as employees at a breakfast function hosted by Corrections Minister Louise Upston and the Corrections Department next week. The … Read more »

Chambers welcome regional mayoral cooperation

Press Release – Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

Wellington Region Chambers of Commerce Media Statement Friday 16th June 2017 Chambers welcome regional mayoral cooperation Read more »

No ‘Sunshine Wages’ for NZ King Salmon workers

Press Release – E tu

E t members at Nelson-based King Salmon have won an impressive three-year deal to substantially lift pay for all workers and will see the lowest paid workers wages increase by more than 10 percent. Read more »

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