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Builder ordered to pay over $48K after employee injured

Thu, 26 May 2016 10:08:00 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

A sentencing in the Wellington District Court yesterday has underlined the importance of managing fall from height workplace hazards after a construction worker fell from a ladder and sustained serious brain injuries.More >>

Fonterra Co-operative wins major health and safety award

Thu, 26 May 2016 09:52:22 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

Two innovative employee health and wellness initiatives from Fonterra Co-operative Limited brought the company the WorkSafe New Zealand and ACC sponsored Supreme Award at tonight's Safeguard Workplace Health and Safety Awards in Auckland.More >>

FMA Announcement

Wed, 25 May 2016 17:19:45 +1200 | Silver Fern Farms

• FMA completes consideration of complaints and finds they “ do not have any reason to believe the [Notice of Meeting and Shareholder] Information Pack was misleading or deceptive” More >>

Veto On Parental Leave Fails To Value Parents

Wed, 25 May 2016 17:00:50 +1200 | Family First

Family First NZ says that the government veto on paid parental leave is disrespectful to parents and the young families, and is also flawed because it fails to recognise the benefit of investing in hands-on parenting especially for middle- and low-income ...More >>

Youth rates spur strike vote by Wellington Airport staff

Wed, 25 May 2016 16:08:55 +1200 | E Tu

Pay talks for workers stalled in December after their employer, US contracting company, Delaware North refused to negotiate unless it could introduce youth rates. More >>

Soltius celebrates 20th anniversary

Tue, 24 May 2016 15:14:11 +1200 | Soltius New Zealand

Auckland 24 May 2016 – Enterprise systems specialist Soltius, New Zealand’s only Gold SAP Partner, celebrates its 20th birthday this month and CEO Nick Mulcahy says the company’s success is as much to do with staff attitude as it is technical expertise. ...More >>

Salt Receives Investment from Global Player

Tue, 24 May 2016 12:10:58 +1200 | salt

One of New Zealand’s leading recruitment firms, salt, and their Asia Pacific sister company, font, attracts investment from global digital recruitment specialists, More >>

Mike Loftus appointed executive chair of CricHQ

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:56:17 +1200 | CricHQ

CricHQ, the world’s largest cricket management digital platform, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Loftus to the role of Executive Chairman. Mike has been the non-executive Chair of CricHQ for almost a year, in which time the company ...More >>

PFI seeks boost for directors' fee pool

Tue, 24 May 2016 10:45:59 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 24 (BusinessDesk) - Property For Industry, the listed industrial property investor, wants to boost its pool for directors' fees by almost a third to give members a pay rise and allow for professional director Susan Peterson to join the company. More >>

Audio: Scoop's Alastair Thompson at OuiShare Fest

Tue, 24 May 2016 09:38:16 +1200 | The Scoop Team

Scoop co-founder and Scoop Foundation board member Alastair Thompson discusses Scoop's new Ethical Paywall model, the sharing economy, innovation and poetic revolution at OuiShare Fest conference on the sharing economy in Paris last week.More >>

Statement regarding Earl and Lani Hagaman

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:20:33 +1200 | New Zealand Labour Party

Andrew Little has written to legal representatives for Earl and Lani Hagaman today. He has informed them that, as Leader of the Opposition, he has a constitutional duty to challenge the actions of the Government over the expenditure of public funds.More >>

Air NZ has delivered 8.4% annual return since rescue

Fri, 20 May 2016 17:16:42 +1200 | BusinessDesk

The government was forced to re-nationalise Air New Zealand in 2002 to save the airline from bankruptcy but the investment has paid off in the long run by delivering an annual return estimated at 8.4 percent, the Treasury estimates.More >>

HELL extends paid training for intellectually disabled youth

Fri, 20 May 2016 16:09:08 +1200 | Hell Pizza

HELL has extended its paid work experience programme ‘Active in HELL’ for another full year and is keen for more young Kiwis to be involved. More >>

Kaitangata - House and Land Package from $230,000

Fri, 20 May 2016 12:44:44 +1200 | Kaitangata Promotions

• The team at Big River Homes are offering a new build 3 bedroom home at a fantastic price in support of this project. • BNZ-Lending Package • Downie Stewart Lawyers-Legal Advice More >>

Spirits NZ Welcomes Changes to Customs and Excise Act

Thu, 19 May 2016 17:12:57 +1200 | Spirits New Zealand

Spirits NZ has welcomed government’s announcement today that it will streamline the excise payment system for alcohol manufacturers as part of its review of the Customs and Excise Act.More >>

Charges laid in relation to works carried out at Waihi dam

Thu, 19 May 2016 16:55:07 +1200 | Eastland Group

Eastland Group today received verbal notification of Hawke’s Bay Regional Council’s decision to lay charges in relation to works carried out at the Waihi dam. The repairs were required after the dam’s sluice gates were damaged during severe weather in ...More >>

Rally to save UCOL student support staff

Wed, 18 May 2016 13:05:46 +1200 | Tertiary Education Union

UCOL's threatened library and student health staff will be rallying on Thursdaylunchtime to save their jobs. More >>

Hawera restaurant penalised for failure to provide records

Wed, 18 May 2016 11:42:50 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Hawera restaurant Indian Zaika to pay $7000 in penalties after it failed to provide evidence of compliant wage, time, holiday and leave records to a Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ...More >>

Vacancies rose in April – MBIE Jobs Online report

Wed, 18 May 2016 11:24:57 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of job vacancies rose by 0.6 per cent in April 2016, and by 7.7 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report.More >>

Livestock Improvement flags proposal to split into two

Mon, 16 May 2016 16:56:16 +1200 | BusinessDesk

May 16 (BusinessDesk) - Livestock Improvement Corp, the farmer-owned cooperative that focuses on dairy herd genetics, farm software and automation, has proposed splitting into two businesses and allowing outside shareholders to invest for the first time.More >>

 

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