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CEO pay and non-GAAP reporting are linked

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:41:56 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The more highly paid the chief executives of publicly listed companies, the more likely they are to use figures that don’t conform to generally accepted accounting principles, according to a University of Otago study.More >>

Unfair business practices on borrowed time

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:39:42 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Business owners who use unfair trading and contract terms in their dealings look likely to face a stiffer range of rules and penalties following a government review of unfair commercial practices.More >>

Business owners warned of mental health issues

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:22:18 +1300 | Nexgen

Business owners warned of mental health issues heading into Christmas A chartered accounting firm is warning that this Christmas will take mental health to breaking point for many New Zealand’s business owners. Director of Auckland-based accounting ...More >>

ACC levies drop will save kiwi businesses $100 million

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:08:55 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The Government’s decision to reduce the ACC Work Levy will save New Zealand businesses $100 million over the next two years, say Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and ACC Minister Iain Lees-Galloway.More >>

Abandonment Due To Jail

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 15:28:57 +1300 | Employers Assistance Ltd

Abandonment of employment is a situation where an Employee is absent without permission with no intention of returning. It is often invoked in error by Employers for simple unauthorised absence. Unauthorised absence is a misconduct issue and the process ...More >>

Air NZ, unions begin urgent talks as strike looms

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:46:01 +1300 | RNZ

Urgent talks begin today between Air New Zealand and aviation engineers' unions to try to avert strike action planned in the run-up to Christmas. More >>

Flexible work pilots begin in the public service

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:06:52 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The next step of the Gender Pay Action Plan was launched today by Minister for Women Julie Anne Genter, with seven public service agencies committing to flexible work pilots.More >>

ASB appoints Executive General Manager David Bullock

Fri, 7 Dec 2018 14:31:41 +1300 | ASB Bank

Friday 7 December 2018 ASB appoints David Bullock as Executive General Manager Technology and Operations More >>

PSA: Carolling for Equal Pay

Fri, 7 Dec 2018 12:11:01 +1300 | Public Service Association

PSA's nationwide networks of equal pay advocates are putting solidarity behind an equal pay claim for DHB administration and clerical workers into song for Christmas. More >>

Settlement offer made to PSA members at Ministry of Justice

Fri, 7 Dec 2018 10:18:23 +1300 | Public Service Association

A settlement offer has been agreed between the Public Service Association (PSA) and Ministry of Justice and will now go to the PSA’s 2000 members - about 60% of the Ministry’s total workforce - to be voted on.More >>

Simple measures can prevent business compromise

Fri, 7 Dec 2018 09:45:43 +1300 | CERT NZ

A new report released today highlights how basic measures continue to sit at the centre of protecting New Zealanders and their businesses from online threats. More >>

All we want for Christmas is a fair deal say Sistema workers

Fri, 7 Dec 2018 08:34:58 +1300 | E tu

Sistema workers have walked off the job again. More >>

Labour confirms increased tax on PTE’s

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 17:35:39 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

The Labour-led Government has confirmed it will follow through with more tax hikes, this time one which will have serious impact on the International Education sector, National’s Associate Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment spokesperson Simeon ...More >>

Russell McVeaghteams enhanced by Special Counsel promotions

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 15:51:47 +1300 | Russell McVeagh

Lance Jones, Joanna Khoo, Bevan Peachey and Gareth Worthington have been promoted to Special Counsel across the Corporate and Banking & Finance teams at the leading firm. More >>

Court of Appeal confirms AFFCO workers must be paid

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 14:50:31 +1300 | Meat Workers Union

Three years after the Employment Court ruled that AFFCO workers were unlawfully locked out, the Appeal Court has delivered a decision confirming that workers at the Wairoa plant who were without pay for up to five months should be paid lost wages under ...More >>

Employment Relations Act Passage Bad News for Retail Sector

Thu, 6 Dec 2018 12:37:11 +1300 | Retail NZ

Retail NZ says that the passage of the Employment Relations Bill is bad news for business and employees throughout New Zealand. More >>

NZNO welcomes Employment Law improvements

Wed, 5 Dec 2018 19:27:13 +1300 | NZNO

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) welcomes Employment Law improvements that will bring fairer and safer work. More >>

Restoring balance to the workplace

Wed, 5 Dec 2018 19:22:27 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Restoring balance to the workplace The passage into law of the Employment Relations Amendment Act helps restore fairness to New Zealand workplaces and restore fundamental rights for workers, says Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Iain Lees-Galloway. ...More >>

NZ Celebrates Passing of Employment Relations Bill

Wed, 5 Dec 2018 19:20:29 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

This Bill has been vastly improved since its introduction through constructive internal discussion and in-depth consideration of public submissions. More >>

Forklift incident a reminder for companies

Wed, 5 Dec 2018 15:20:32 +1300 | WorkSafe NZ

Mistakes must be learnt from says WorkSafe after a freight company was sentenced in Auckland District Court last Friday. More >>


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