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Morrinsville business scoops apprentice awards

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:29:19 +1200 | Master Plumbers

Morrinsville Plumbing & Gas Services scored a hat trick of apprentice awards at the 2017 Waikato Master Plumbers Awards, held at Hamilton’s Wintec Atrium on Friday 15 September.More >>

Kapiti Embracing The Power Of Senior Entrepreneurs

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:59:52 +1200 | Electra

Thursday, 21 September 2017 - The growing number of self-employed people aged over 50 in Kapiti is challenging the way we think about ageing and work. More >>

AA Insurance named one of NZ's most ‘enchanting’ companies

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:24:15 +1200 | AA Insurance

Auckland, 21 September 2017 – AA Insurance shares the top honours for providing the ‘most enchanting’ customer experience, according to research by Kantar TNS New Zealand.More >>

Safety of Ministry of Social Development staff important

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:29:46 +1200 | State Services Commission

Unfortunately threats, abuse and even violence towards MSD staff is a daily reality in our country. In 2016 twelve staff were assaulted, there were 468 serious and critical security incidents and 242 threats made.More >>

Simpson Grierson takes home Supreme Award

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:17:09 +1200 | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is thrilled to have won three awards, including the Supreme Award at the White Camellia Awards last night at Government House, says Heather Ash, Partner and Head of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee. More >>

Late payments rise for second consecutive quarter

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:21:22 +1200 | Dun and Bradstreet

Please find attached Dun & Bradstreet’s quarterly report into Late Payments in NZ and key highlights below. Please note that this report provides a summary of how late entities pay for goods and services in NZ after payment is due and was formerly ...More >>

Postie forced to work with supervisor who threatened her

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 13:40:39 +1200 | Postal Workers Union of Aotearoa

A postal worker was expected to continue working with her supervisor after the supervisor threatened to kill her, despite New Zealand Post investigating the worker’s complaint and acknowledging that the threat actually happened.More >>

Centres of Asia-Pacific Excellence debut

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 13:09:25 +1200 | Joint Press Release

Three new centres dedicated to supporting New Zealand businesses to enhance their engagement with key areas of the Asia-Pacific will be showcased at a forthcoming exporters’ conference.More >>

Westland Shareholders to Vote on Governance Changes

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:56:38 +1200 | Westland Milk Products

MEDIA RELEASE 18 September 2017 Westland Shareholders to Vote on Governance Changes Westland Milk Products shareholders will vote next month on a package of proposed changes designed to improve and update the co-operative’s governance.More >>

Winston Peters: Our Plan to Clean up Corporate NZ

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 19:00:24 +1200 | New Zealand First Party

Winston Peters: Our Plan to Clean up Corporate New Zealand At a business meeting in Whangarei this afternoon, the Leader of New Zealand First and Northland MP, the Rt Hon Winston Peters, released policies to clean up corporate New Zealand. “We ...More >>

AWF Madison says first-half profit will fall

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:06:00 +1200 | BusinessDesk

Sept. 15 (BusinessDesk) - AWF Madison Group, the country's biggest contract labour firm, said profit in the first half ending Sept. 30 would fall after labour hiring weakened in the second quarter.More >>

Statement from Reckon NZ

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 17:00:19 +1200 | Reckon New Zealand

Reckon did not, as you say in your piece, describe health and safety as overkill. This is untrue. More >>

Swift and simple way to boost business

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:30:50 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

On 20 September, a ‘speed dating’ event between students and businesses will launch Dunedin’s Sexy Summer Jobs business internship programme for the 2017/2018 season. The event, to be held at the Otago Polytechnic, will provide an opportunity ...More >>

Hatch by Pacific Business Trust

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:22:20 +1200 | Pacific Business Trust

Hatch by Pacific Business Trust - Creating the commercial leaders of tomorrow The Hatch Youth Programme was launched today by the Pacific Business Trust, providing a combination of flexible tertiary education with real-world experience. The programme ...More >>

Disgraceful description of health and safety as "overkill"

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:21:59 +1200 | Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions is appalled that an Auckland accounting business has described health and safety as "overkill". More >>

Julia Hoare nominated for Auckland Airport Board

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:52:01 +1200 | Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport has announced that its Board has unanimously nominated Julia Hoare to stand for election as an independent non-executive director at its 2017 annual meeting.More >>

Inequality in Wages & SelfEmployment 19982015

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:34:56 +1200 | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Shrinking portions to low and middleincome earners. Bill Rosenberg covers inequality in wages and self-employment from 1998-2015. This is an important read for those interested in reducing income equality – Click here for full CTU report ENDS More >>

Home support providers struggling under pay equity costs

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:21:36 +1200 | Home and Community Health Association

Home support providers struggling under pay equity costs, annual leave liability alone over $4.2 million More >>

NZ First and social enterprise with Ria Bond

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:17:48 +1200 | Twice Podcasts

Our Election17 series concludes with Ria Bond, community and voluntary sector spokesperson for NZ First. Our impartial and independent purpose is to ‘be useful to build understanding of the social enterprise sector in New Zealand through meaningful dialogue with politicians ...More >>

National and social enterprise with Minister Alfred Ngaro

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:16:36 +1200 | Twice Podcasts

We invited the four major political parties to discuss social enterprise, community and engagement. This third of four episodes with Alfred Ngaro, Minister for Community and Voluntary Sector for the governing National Party. More >>

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