Latest Business Confidence Headlines

Govt continues to dismiss business concerns

Sun, 24 Jun 2018 12:30:02 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Government’s arrogant dismissal of real concerns from businesses will only make business confidence fall faster, National’s Economic and Regional Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.More >>

Parker's criticism of ANZ confidence survey based on Bagrie

Mon, 18 Jun 2018 17:38:05 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Parker's criticism of ANZ confidence survey based on comments Bagrie made at Xero function More >>

RESEND: ANZ rejects David Parker's criticism

Sat, 16 Jun 2018 12:22:35 +1200 | BusinessDesk

(Resends story published Friday June 15, adds detail over communication in 4th paragraph, removes ambiguity in 8th paragraph) More >>

ANZ rejects Parker's criticism of business confidence survey

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 18:42:48 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 15 (BusinessDesk) - ANZ Bank New Zealand has rejected assertions by Economic Development Minister David Parker that the bank's business confidence surveys are "junk", saying they're a reliable indicator of business activity.More >>

Govt sends business confidence into ‘free fall’

Fri, 8 Jun 2018 12:32:24 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Plummeting business confidence should be sending shivers down the spines of Government ministers, with Auckland businesses sending a clear signal that Government policies are taking the economy in the wrong direction, Opposition Leader Simon Bridges says.More >>

Auckland Business Confidence ‘Goes into Free Fall’

Thu, 7 Jun 2018 14:51:44 +1200 | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Business Confidence ‘Goes into Free Fall’ In June 2017 33% of Auckland businesses believed the economy would improve over the next 6 months while just 8% said the economy would deteriorate. Come forward a year to June 2018 and just 15% ...More >>

Nats letting down Kiwi businesses with FPA response

Wed, 6 Jun 2018 12:51:18 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said that he was disappointed in the National Party’s knee-jerk response to the Government’s announcement of the Fair Pay Agreement working group yesterday.More >>

Lion and IAG: Saying yes to Flexible Working works for all

Wed, 6 Jun 2018 09:26:52 +1200 | Lion New Zealand

To improve working environments for Kiwis and drive positive outcomes for business, Lion NZ and IAG New Zealand have come together to encourage more businesses to say “Yes to Flex”. More >>

Chilling effects on business piling up

Tue, 5 Jun 2018 16:16:52 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Government’s naïve and muddled decision-making is hurting business and investment confidence across the economy, Leader of the Opposition Simon Bridges says. More >>

More dairy farmers feeling financial pressure

Tue, 5 Jun 2018 09:24:21 +1200 | Federated Farmers

More farmers are feeling under financial pressure, and satisfaction with their banks has slipped, the May 2018 Federated Farmers’ Banking Survey shows. More >>

NZ consumer confidence held steady in May

Fri, 1 Jun 2018 13:34:41 +1200 | BusinessDesk

June 1 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence held steady in May at levels slightly above the historical average. More >>

NZ firms get even gloomier as profit expectations dwindle

Thu, 31 May 2018 16:22:06 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence got even gloomier in May as firms, especially retailers, expect slower activity and more are now anticipating earnings to shrink in the coming year. More >>

Business confidence continues to falter

Thu, 31 May 2018 15:53:06 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

Businesses have delivered a stinging appraisal of this month’s Budget as confidence in New Zealand’s economy continues to fall, National’s Economic Development spokesperson Paul Goldsmith says.More >>

Holidays Act review welcomed by Business

Wed, 30 May 2018 13:28:10 +1200 | Business Central

The announcement of the coalition Government’s review of the current Holidays Act has been welcomed by business. More >>

HiFX Data Update - RBNZ Financial Stability Report Release

Wed, 30 May 2018 09:49:24 +1200 | HiFX

The RBNZ has just released its Financial Stability Report . The key points in report are: More >>

Modernising the way we do business

Tue, 29 May 2018 17:02:12 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Hon Stuart Nash Minister for Small Business MEDIA STATEMENT Modernising the way we do business More >>

Holidays Act changes to be worked through between parties

Tue, 29 May 2018 11:29:56 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions President Richard Wagstaff said today that he was looking forward to working with business and Government on a review of the Holidays Act to ensure working people are fully and properly paid what they legally earn.More >>

People risks high on agenda for directors

Tue, 29 May 2018 09:08:55 +1200 | Marsh

People risks, such as the loss of a key person and talent attraction and retention, are top of mind for directors in the fourth Directors’ Risk Survey Report by Marsh and the Institute of Directors.More >>

Bullish Budget GDP growth forecasts will be ‘a stretch’

Mon, 28 May 2018 09:43:37 +1200 | Milford Asset Management

Bullish Budget GDP growth forecasts will be ‘a stretch’ Milford Asset Management Portfolio Manager Mark Riggall says that while Budget 2018 reveals that the New Zealand economy is in great shape at the moment, meeting the Government’s forecast of 3% ...More >>

Budget 2018 - ‘as expected’ says business

Thu, 17 May 2018 16:57:17 +1200 | Wellington Chamber Of Commerce

The Coalition Government’s first Budget is ‘as expected’, with no major surprises but room for improvement. More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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