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Getting Dunedin’s International Students Job Ready

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:43:15 +1200 | Dunedin City Council

A new Job Ready Programme is being launched to link up Dunedin’s international students with local businesses and employers to retain skilled workers in the city. More >>

Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 16:03:16 +1200 | Mitre 10

Mitre 10 inducts outstanding contributors into Hall of Fame One past CEO and two veteran Mitre 10 owners have been inducted into a newly established Mitre 10 Hall of Fame at the retailer’s annual awards dinner, held on 23 July at the Langham ...More >>

VUW and LEADR & IAMA research

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:44:06 +1200 | LEADR

VUW and LEADR & IAMA research first step in taking anecdote to evidence on commercial mediation in NZ More >>

Giving student scoops top award

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:37:02 +1200 | TrustPower

A Springbank student was recognised last night at the Trustpower Far North Community Awards, for his commitment to service. Logan Alexander was named the winner of the Trustpower Youth Community Spirit Award for his efforts to volunteer in the school ...More >>

Auxiliary group with a special story take out Supreme Award

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 13:33:46 +1200 | TrustPower

Hokianga Hospital Auxiliary Incorporated scooped the Supreme Award at the 2015 Trustpower Far North Community Awards last night. More >>

Health and safety reforms preserve main principles: Z Energy

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 11:58:09 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 28 (BusinessDesk) - The government's Health and Safety Reform Bill has retained the most important principles that underpinned it and will "over time help to shift how we think about health and safety in New Zealand," says Julian Hughes, ...More >>

Immigration changes a good step, but growth strategy needed

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:05:46 +1200 | NZMEA

The Government’s immigration changes to encourage more skills and entrepreneurs to the regions is a good step forward and will help address regional skill shortages. However, a wider regional growth strategy is needed to bring new life and sustainable ...More >>

Another fail for diversity

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:12:14 +1200 | Hays

61 per cent of New Zealand employers admit that they don’t have a diversity policy in place for hiring new staff, according to findings in the recently released 2015 Hays Salary Guide .More >>

Apprentices served well by Code of Practice

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:15:27 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Louise Upston says apprentices and their employers will have clearer expectations thanks to a new Code of Good Practice.More >>

Fronde CEO To Step Down

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 12:04:14 +1200 | Fronde Systems

Fronde CEO To Step Down Auckland and Sydney, 27 July 2015 - Today Fronde announced that Ian Clarke will step down from his role as Chief Executive, a role he has held for the last seven years. Clarke joined Fronde 16 years ago and during his time with ...More >>

Kiwi businesses value returning mothers

Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:10:07 +1200 | Regus Group

New Zealand businesses are world leaders at recognising the value of mothers returning to the workforce, according to a new global survey by Regus . More >>

Improving spread of skills, investment across NZ

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 12:25:19 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

The Government will introduce a package of immigration measures aimed at improving the spread of workers, skills and investment across New Zealand, Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse says.More >>

Labour will fix broken health and safety bill

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 11:47:17 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Labour has heeded forestry widow Deborah McMillan's protest outside National’s conference today and is stepping in to fix the government's broken health and safety law, says Labour’s spokesperson for Labour issues, Iain Lees-GallowayMore >>

Fraudulent 'Psychiatrist' Found Working for Waikato Dhb

Sun, 26 Jul 2015 10:39:12 +1200 | Dave Macpherson

In a news release timed to be well-hidden on Saturday evening, Waikato DHB has announced that a person who was employed by the DHB as a consultant Psychiatrist has been charged with fraudulently using a false identity to work for the DHB’s Mental Health & ...More >>

Changes to Health and Safety Reform Bill are sensible

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:45:11 +1200 | Federated Farmers

Federated Farmers believe the two month delay in the Select Committee reporting back the Health and Safety Reform Bill to Parliament has led to improvements for the farming industry.More >>

Big changes to Health and Safety Bill with more to come

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 17:21:16 +1200 | Chapman Tripp

The select committee is proposing significant amendments to the Health and Safety Reform Bill, with the prospect of more to come through Supplementary Order Paper. More >>

Forum welcomes report on H&S Bill

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 16:32:39 +1200 | Business Leaders' Health and Safety Forum

It is encouraging to see that the revised the Health and Safety Reform Bill still includes clear requirements for employers to involve their workers in health and safety, the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety Forum says.More >>

Health and Safety Reform Bill provides direction

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:35:53 +1200 | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Health and Safety Reform Bill provides direction for safer workplaces: EMA The proposed changes to the Health and Safety Reform Bill will help provide direction for safer workplaces, says the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA). “The proposed ...More >>

New safety bill more practical

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:29:14 +1200 | Business New Zealand

New safety bill more practical New legislation for health and safety is being made more practical, says BusinessNZ. Changes to the Health and Safety Reform Bill announced today will help small businesses, farmers and others provide safer workplaces, BusinessNZ ...More >>

President’s address to the Agcarm Annual Conference

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 14:26:04 +1200 | Agcarm

“To protect and enhance the health of crops and animals through innovation and responsible use of quality products.” More >>

 

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