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Open letter presented to Sistema CEO today

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:36:05 +1300 | E tu

At midday today, Sistema workers, together with community leaders and local and national politicians will present Sistema CEO Drew Muirhead with thousands of open letters, urging the company to improve the pay and conditions of its workers.More >>

More industrial action on the horizon at Ministry of Justice

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:42:19 +1300 | Public Service Association

After one month of rolling industrial action, PSA members at the Ministry of Justice are now voting on whether or not to take further industrial action after their long running talks to reach a new collective agreement hit another stalemate.More >>

National knew about Ross grievances for a couple of years

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:33:11 +1300 | RNZ

The National Party has known for a couple of years about grievances regarding Jami-Lee Ross' conduct, and got one complainant to sign a confidentiality agreement, sources have told Checkpoint.More >>

Greater Wellington making preparations for bus strike action

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:14:03 +1300 | Greater Wellington Regional Council

Greater Wellington Regional Council says some bus operations in the Hutt Valley and Wellington could be affected by industrial action involving the Tramways Union and operator Tranzurban next Tuesday.More >>

Flood awareness campaign in Queenstown and Wanaka next week

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 17:08:19 +1300 | Otago Regional Council

Businesses located close to the lake in Queenstown and Wanaka will be getting a refresher on the risk of flooding next week, as Otago Regional Council (ORC), Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) and Emergency Management Otago (EMO) team up for their ...More >>

Small firms say dealing with Govt ‘a nightmare’

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:04:19 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

The Government needs to stop talking over New Zealand’s small business owners and start listening because they’re hurting, they’re weighed down by red tape and they’re worried about taxes and labour law, National’s Small Business spokesperson ...More >>

Sky TV chair holds succession plan until CEO slot filled

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 15:00:15 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Sky Network Television's veteran chairman Peter Macourt will think about planning for his replacement once the pay-TV operator has a new chief executive settled in. More >>

Accountant recognised as emerging director of clear vision

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 14:32:11 +1300 | Institute Of Directors

New Plymouth chartered accountant Joe Hanita has been announced as the Institute of Directors Taranaki Branch Emerging Director 2018. More >>

PM’s Business Advisory Council membership announced

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:57:29 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a diverse cross section of leaders from the business community will form her Business Advisory Council to advise the Coalition Government as it works on building a productive, sustainable and inclusive economy ...More >>

Information security award finalists revealed

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:08:27 +1300 | ISANZ

Banks, retail power firms, insurance companies, public sector agencies and specialist information security businesses have been named among 15 finalists in this year's iSANZ Awards. More >>

Gordon Campbell on Jami-Lee Ross, and the Hobbit law

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 10:06:13 +1300 | Gordon Campbell

C learly, Jami-Lee Ross is not waging a normal form of political warfare, with agreed rules of combat and rational cost/benefit calculations. This is politics-as-terrorism where everything is being sacrificed by the man in the bomb vest in order to remove ...More >>

New Zealand 18th most competitive

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:56:36 +1300 | BusinessNZ

New Zealand is the 18th most competitive nation in the world, according to the Global Competitiveness Index. More >>

Workplace bullying payouts could reach lofty US levels in NZ

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:55:52 +1300 | CultureSafe

Payouts for victims of workplace bullying could reach lofty US levels for employers in time, according to the founder of the American Workplace Bullying Institute, who is due to land in New Zealand on Monday (October 22).More >>

AMP to earn their Living Wage accreditation

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:51:55 +1300 | AMP

Leading financial services provider, AMP is set to become New Zealand’s first financial services provider to be accredited as a Living Wage employer. The Living Wage commitment means that everyone working at AMP, direct or contracted, receives a minimum of $20.55 ...More >>

NZ screen sector needs special employment carve-outs

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 19:42:07 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's screen sector needs its own employment framework to remain globally competitive, a working group says. More >>

Market engagement around sustainability

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:16:54 +1300 | Alsco New Zealand

“You do strike the odd person – it’s a bit like hitting a brick wall - it doesn't really appeal to them but if you take the time to talk to (most) customers and your staff about what it is you're trying to do…there's genuine interest,” contends ...More >>

e-Invoicing to boost productivity

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:17:06 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Small Business Minister Stuart Nash is encouraging the Australian and New Zealand public to provide feedback on a joint electronic invoicing (e-Invoicing) initiative that will save businesses time and money.More >>

Building Future Health and Safety Leaders

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:07:24 +1300 | Site Safe NZ

Site Safe is proud to announce this year’s recipients of the Site Safe scholarships. Sixteen future safety leaders, including five Maori and Pasifika candidates, and five Women in Construction candidates, will now embark on the journey to complete ...More >>

Genuine move to enshrine pay equity in law

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 20:45:16 +1300 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions today welcomed the passing of the first reading of the Equal Pay Amendment Bill in parliament as a critical historic step towards women accessing their right to be fairly paid. CTU President Richard Wagstaff said that ...More >>

Tourism Award winner: fish legislation will destroy business

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:16:37 +1300 | Owen River Lodge

The owner of a luxury fishing lodge recently described by NZ Tourism Awards judges as “a role model for tourism businesses everywhere,” says his business will be “annihilated” if the Green Party’s Freshwater Fish Amendment Bill passes in ...More >>


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