Digital Skills Shortage Should Sound Warning Bell

Press Release – Digital Skills Forum

A major report released today shows that New Zealand has a significant and growing digital skills shortage, primarily due to the speed and scale of the increase in demand for tech skills. Read more »

Workplace fatalities highlight need for vigilance

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The tragic spate of four work-related fatalities over the past three days is a timely reminder for all workplaces to remain vigilant for workplace safety as New Zealand approaches the holiday season, says Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety Iain … Read more »

Vaughan Renner Elected New President for BusinessNZ

Press Release – Business NZ

Mr Renner is also President of Business Central, representing businesses in the lower North Island and upper South Island. Read more »

Labour Force Will Grow And Age

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

New Zealand’s labour force is projected to keep growing, driven by an increasing population and people working into older ages, Stats NZ said today. The labour force includes both employed and unemployed people. Read more »

Global Speakers Summit 2018 ‘From Leader to Legacy

Press Release – Global Speakers Summit

Following on the heels of an international American Express survey that confirms the vast majority of millennials want to change the business landscape to one that does good, New Zealand is well positioned to champion yet another political and social … Read more »

Ports of Auckland gets serious about cutting emissions

Press Release – Ports of Auckland

Ports of Auckland has an ambitious goal to become a zero emissions port by 2040. We have recently completed the first step toward that goal by accurately measuring our emissions and developing a plan to reduce them. Read more »

QLDC backs four economic development projects

Press Release – Queenstown Lakes District Council

Queenstown Lakes District Council has approved funding for projects in the areas of education, business incubation, tourist data and sustainability with its new Economic Development Fund. Read more »

Bell Gully performs strongly in top legal directories

Press Release – Bell Gully

The latest results from leading legal directories The Legal 500 Asia Pacific and Chambers Asia Pacific confirm Bell Gullys leading position in the New Zealand legal market. Read more »

“Don’t repeat your mistakes…”

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand says two similar accidents involving the same plant at AFFCOs Rangiuru meat processing plant two years apart are a prime example of a company not learning from its mistakes. Today in the Tauranga District Court, AFFCO New Zealand … Read more »

Winter Energy Payment

Press Release – Electricity Networks Association

The Electricity Networks Association (ENA) has welcomed the Governments winter energy payment to help lower income households. Read more »

Company-X Ranked 330 Fastest Growing Technology Company

Press Release – Company-X

Company-X Ranked Number 330 Fastest Growing Technology Company on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific 2017. Read more »

Industry events designed to inspire students planned

Press Release – Matariki

Action 2.3 Build on existing and create new school-industry-tertiary partnerships to develop vocational pathways for all Hawkes Bay students. Read more »

Porirua City Council Needs to Adopt a Living Wage

Press Release – Public Service Association

Employees at Porirua City Council are a step closer to a Living Wage today – as councillors voted to increase its minimum wage to $20 an hour by 2020. Read more »

Nurses vote no to DHB MECA offer

Press Release – New Zealand Nurses Organisation

NZNO members have rejected the proposed DHB MECA (multi-employer collective agreement) covering the November 2017 to July 2020 period. An overview of the offer as it was presented to members can be found here . Read more »

Tourism making immense contribution to NZ

Press Release – Tourism Industry Aotearoa

The tourism industrys immense contribution to New Zealand is reflected in new economic statistics, Tourism Industry Aotearoa says. Read more »

Ryman Healthcare rates top for customer service

Press Release – Ryman Healthcare

New Zealanders have voted Ryman Healthcare the top retirement village operator for providing exceptional customer service for the third time. Read more »

Bus drivers congratulate Bay of Plenty Regional Council

Press Release – First Union

Bus companies in the Bay of Plenty are on notice: pay drivers fairly, or risk missing out on public bus contracts. This comes after the Bay of Plenty Regional Council included drivers pay in the list of considerations it will take into account when … Read more »

Westpac to close 5 branches

Press Release – First Union

Westpac customers are vowing to close their accounts and take their business elsewhere if Westpac refuses to go back on its plan to close five branches across the country, the bank workers union has warned. Read more »

Partners Life named as IBM Best Workplaces Award Finalist

Press Release – Partners Life

Takapuna, December 2017 Partners Life has been named as a finalist in the Medium Large Workplace category of the 2017 IBM Best Workplaces Awards, based on New Zealands largest and longest running study of workplace climate and employee engagement. … Read more »

Wellington businesses get record sustainability recognition

Press Release – Sustainable Business Network

Wellington-based New Zealand Post took out the Supreme Award: NZI Greatest Contribution to a Sustainable New Zealand. Five other winners hail from Wellington and a record 20 finalists were also locals. Read more »

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