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$324,500 after kayak business neglected safety obligations

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 17:31:01 +1300 | Maritime New Zealand

Maritime NZ says the kayak hire operator sentenced to 200 hours community service and ordered to pay $324,500 over the deaths of two kayakers, on Lake Tekapo in September last year, neglected his safety obligations with tragic consequences. More >>

Solnet boosts enterprise digital transformation capabilities

Mon, 5 Dec 2016 10:42:38 +1300 | SolNet

Wellington 5 December 2016 – Solnet, one of New Zealand’s leading digital and enterprise technology organisations, has appointed Nick Evans to the newly created position of IT Transformation Director, effective immediately.More >>

Free Branding to Uplift Small Businesses

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:39:39 +1300 | Waking Giants

Branding and growth strategists Waking Giants are offering a free branding package to help uplift small businesses. Each calendar month they will choose a person/company that puts themselves forward for some free branding advice and design. More >>

Opus Board Welcomes Mohd Shahazwan Bin Mohd Harris

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 16:25:52 +1300 | Opus International Consultants

Opus International Consultants welcomes Mohd Shahazwan bin Mohd Harris as a non-independent director of the company from 5 December. More >>

Synlait Awarded Best Growth Strategy

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:34:55 +1300 | Synlait

Last night Synlait Milk (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) won the Best Growth Strategy category at the 2016 Deloitte Top 200 Awards. More >>

ACC takes home New Zealand’s top governance award

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 14:25:16 +1300 | Minter Ellison Rudd Watts

Congratulations to Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), winner of the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Excellence in Governance award announced at last night’s Deloitte Top 200 Awards gala dinner.More >>

Wage rises aren’t meeting housing costs – striking worker

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 12:30:06 +1300 | First Union

Approximately 20 distribution centre workers at Blackwoods Protector, a company supplying industrial equipment, are taking strike action today as workers worry about how the company’s poor pay offer will impact their ability to sustain a family. More >>

HP New Zealand Partner Awards 2016 winners announced

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:53:55 +1300 | HP New Zealand

Auckland, 2 December, 2016 - HP New Zealand has announced the winning partners at the second annual 2016 HP Partner Awards held at St Matthew-in-the-City last night (1 December). More >>

Torbay Apprentice is Grateful for ATT Scholarship

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:28:05 +1300 | ATT

“Outward Bound has really helped me build confidence in myself,” says Torbay apprentice plumber/ gasfitter Callum Seales. Earlier this year Callum won one of two ATT/Skills Outward Bound Scholarships that paid the fees and travel to undertake ...More >>

Temuka Apprentice is Grateful for ATT Scholarship

Fri, 2 Dec 2016 09:24:16 +1300 | ATT

“Outward Bound taught me the value of team-work. I’m going to find those skills very useful in my career,” says Temuka apprentice plumber/drainlayer Daylen Garton. Earlier this year Daylen won one of two ATT/Skills Outward Bound Scholarships that ...More >>

Do right by family violence victims, support members’ bill

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:38:17 +1300 | Public Service Association

The Public Service Association Te Pūkenga Here Tikanga Mahi is delighted parliament will debate a bill giving greater protection to family violence victims in the workplace. More >>

First steps for making a claim for EQ damage (IFSO Scheme)

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:08:57 +1300 | Insurance and Financial Services Ombudsman

The aftermath of earthquakes can be even more stressful if people don’t know how to make an insurance claim or seek additional help, says Insurance & Financial Services Ombudsman, Karen Stevens. The IFSO Scheme has recommended steps for individuals, ...More >>

53 Kiwi companies make the Fast 500

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 14:07:09 +1300 | Deloitte

Chinese e-commerce company Chengdu Wolaila tops index with 25,239 percent growth - Pushpay top ranked New Zealand company in 10th place More >>

‘Taking Care of Business’ to be continued

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:39:03 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Small Business Minister Craig Foss says the Taking Care of Business roadshow has been so successful, more events are likely next year. More >>

WorkSafe leads the way in “Future Directors” Programme

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:04:48 +1300 | WorkSafe NZ

WorkSafe New Zealand will be the first public sector agency to participate in the “Future Directors in the State Sector” programme starting early next year, the Chair of the WorkSafe Board, Professor Gregor Coster, said today.More >>

Former F&P Healthcare boss wins Beacon leadership award

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:58:29 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) - Michael Daniell, the former boss and current director of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, has won the New Zealand Shareholders Association’s 2016 Beacon Award for guiding the company from a tiny startup with a handful of staff ...More >>

Equal opportunities for disabled employees

Thu, 1 Dec 2016 10:21:16 +1300 | Workbridge

Trying to find an employer that sees abilities not disabilities was a challenge for Billy Bishop and Morgan Pellew - until they applied to Genera Limited’s Napier Port branch.More >>

NZ business confidence slips as credit availability tightens

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 17:38:03 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence fell in November as pessimistic manufacturers offset upbeat farmers, construction firms and service companies. More >>

Employment Court's $100,000 ruling makes impact

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 14:43:52 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered a kebab shop in Rotorua to pay $73,661 in penalties and arrears following a Labour Inspectorate investigation, coming as a recent Employment Court judgement guides the ERA towards higher penalties for ...More >>

Cleaners’ ACC claims rise but numbers the tip of the iceberg

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:14:17 +1300 | E tu

Fresh ACC figures for 2015 reveal the growing risks at work for low-income workers, particularly older workers. More >>


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