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Spray painting company fined for breaching prohibition

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:10:25 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

Nelson-based panel beating and spray painting business L&L Marriott Holdings Limited has been fined $15,000 for breaching a WorkSafe prohibition notice. More >>

The State of Corporate Social Responsibility in NZ

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 10:59:48 +1200 | Business NZ

The State of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in New Zealand – report On the release of the report - The State of CSR in Australia and New Zealand Annual Review 2015 - Sustainable Business Council Executive Director Penny Nelson said: ...More >>

Diligent Appoints Chief Customer Officer and Chief Marketing

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 10:32:09 +1200 | Diligent

Diligent Corporation (NZX: DIL) today announced the promotion of Jeff Hilk to Chief Customer Officer and the appointment of Shawn Lankton as Chief Marketing Officer. More >>

New Deloitte consulting partner brings digital expertise

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 10:24:39 +1200 | Deloitte

New Deloitte consulting partner brings digital business strategy expertise to role Deloitte has announced the appointment of Paul Brabin as a new Auckland-based consulting partner effective from 1 July. He joins Deloitte from PwC. Mr Brabin has extensive ...More >>

Gordon Campbell on Tiwai Point, and saying “No” in Greece

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:45:03 +1200 | Gordon Campbell

Its hard to see how Rio Tinto’s one month delay in announcing its intentions about the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter is a good sign for (a) the jobs of the workers affected or (b) for the New Zealand taxpayer. Either Rio Tinto is angling for another ...More >>

Engaging stakeholders tops agenda for Kiwi businesses

Thu, 2 Jul 2015 09:33:30 +1200 | Wright Communications

Building stronger relationships with key stakeholders is the top priority for New Zealand businesses, according to a new survey on corporate social responsibility (CSR).More >>

New faces on Federation's dairy executive

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 17:08:00 +1200 | Federated Farmers

At the industry's national council in Wellington there was two new delegates elected with one retiring. More >>

UPDATE: AWF Madison seeks 75% hike in directors' fee pool

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:59:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

July 1 (BusinessDesk) - Shareholders of AWF Madison Group, the country’s largest recruiter and labour provider, are being asked to vote in favour of a $150,000 increase in directors’ fees at the annual general meeting later this month.More >>

Maritime Union statement on Port Otago straddle accident

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 16:54:58 +1200 | Maritime Union of New Zealand

The Maritime Union says a straddle accident at Port Chalmers today Wednesday 1 July involved one of its members. More >>

Pioneering programme a win-win for New Zealand employers

Wed, 1 Jul 2015 15:57:03 +1200 | PerceptionPR

Declan Clancy: Pioneering programme a win-win for New Zealand employers and Filipino workers One World Resourcing’s Declan Clancy says his company’s exclusive, new health and safety training partnership with Site Safe for Filipino workers about ...More >>

Chamber welcomes new regional council chair

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:30:07 +1200 | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce welcomes the election of Chris Laidlaw as Greater Wellington Regional Chair. More >>

State highway strategy needed beyond three years

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:27:10 +1200 | NZ Council for Infrastructure Development

“A ‘no surprises’ National Land Transport Programme maintains the Government’s momentum in the transport sector for the next three years, but it’s time to set out a clear long term investment strategy for the state highway system to meet future ...More >>

Goodhew: Superu conference speech

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:18:20 +1200 | New Zealand Government

E aku rangatira, tēnā koutou katoa. Ka nui te honore ki te mihi ki a koutou. More >>

Clearer labour market process for employers

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:15:20 +1200 | New Zealand Government

A new streamlined labour market test process in Queenstown will benefit employers trying to fill low-skilled vacancies, say Social Development Minister Anne Tolley and Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse.More >>

Not all doom and gloom on the job front

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:07:07 +1200 | Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton International’s latest Business Report reveals the scale of technology’s influence on business with the majority of firms surveyed now planning to automate operations and practices. With capital costs low as labour costs rise, the findings ...More >>

Paying Living Wage a Success for Growing Ice Cream Maker

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:20:46 +1200 | Tommy and James Ltd

It’s the second year for Living Wage Aoteroa. The announcement of second round (year two) employers will be made in Hamilton tomorrow (July 1st). Tommy & James, the duo behind Nice Blocks and Little Island ice cream, have been on the Living Wage ...More >>

Vodafone employees equipped for learning success

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:32:11 +1200 | Vodafone

Vodafone employees can look forward to achieving new national qualifications on the job, thanks to the Tertiary Education Commission’s Direct Funding Scheme (DFS). The DFS administered by the Tertiary Education Commission gives Vodafone the opportunity ...More >>

Labour productivity increases 1.4 percent

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 11:10:32 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Labour productivity increased 1.4 percent in the year ended March 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. More >>

Public Trust Executive Heads up New National Role

Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:32:35 +1200 | Markom

New Zealand’s largest trustee service, Public Trust is delighted to officially announce the appointment of Ms Jacqui Beilby to the role of Manager Executor Assist. More >>

New Farmax accreditation on offer for all

Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:11:30 +1200 | Farmax

Pastoral science company Farmax is giving rural professionals a chance to become accredited in the Farmax system with its new accreditation process that was recently launched at the company’s biennial conference.More >>


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