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Ziptrek Ecotours expands marketing team

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:44:26 +1300 | Ziptrek Ecotours

Multi award-winning eco-tourism company Ziptrek Ecotours continues to expand its business with the appointment of Matt Hirst to the sales team. More >>

DLA Piper New Zealand appoints new CEO

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:39:06 +1300 | DLA Piper

DLA Piper New Zealand, the first global business law firm operating in New Zealand, has appointed Kevin Hall as its new Chief Executive Officer. He replaces Hugh Caughley, who is retiring after nearly five years with the firm and over 42 years in business.More >>

A ‘fit note’ not a ‘sick note’ is the key to good health

Mon, 30 Mar 2015 09:07:34 +1300 | Royal Australasian College of Physicians

Replacing the traditional ‘sick note’ with a ‘fit note’ is the way forward for ensuring a healthy and productive workplace in New Zealand, according to UK Government Expert Adviser on Health and Work, Professor Dame Carol Black.More >>

DHL expectations for Africa: 2015 outlook

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:52:46 +1300 | African Press Organisation

JOHANNESBURG, South-Africa, March 26, 2015/  --  In line with Sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) projected economic growth of 4.9%(1) this year, which is double the projection for advanced economies (2.4%)(2), DHL SSA ( http://www.dpdhl.com ) expects 2015 to ...More >>

New Zealand Business at Risk From Bribery and Corruption

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:17:29 +1300 | Transparency International

Deloitte's 2015 Bribery and Corruption survey is a wake up call for NZ businesses operating here and overseas as they are at risk of being caught up with bribery and corruption scandals.More >>

Technology more important than ever for not-for-profits

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 14:14:38 +1300 | Joint Media Statement

Upgrading out-of-date infrastructure and making better use of online media are top priorities for Australian and New Zealand not-for-profits in their efforts to keep up in the digital age. More >>

Orora workers to take industrial action from Monday

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:11:18 +1300 | EPMU

240 workers at Orora Kiwi Packaging in Auckland, Hastings and Christchurch will begin a two-week overtime ban on Monday, after mediation with their employer did not resolve their bargaining issues yesterday.More >>

Logging operation death: Name release

Fri, 27 Mar 2015 10:18:35 +1300 | New Zealand Police

The man who died after being struck by a log during a logging operation in the Te Wera Forest yesterday (26 March, 2015) has now been identified. More >>

Clearer employment standards welcomed

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:32 +1300 | Business New Zealand

The Government will introduce an Employment Standards Bill to Parliament this year to clarify employers’ record-keeping requirements and introduce tougher penalties for breaching them.More >>

Youth Inspire funded by The Todd Foundation

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:35:07 +1300 | Hutt City Council

Philanthropist organisation The Todd Foundation has funded Youth Inspire Trust, the group running the Mayor’s Taskforce for Jobs in Wainuiomata, $200,000 over the next two years.More >>

Smiting the Brats: Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear and the BBC

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:22:01 +1300 | Binoy Kampmark

It has been said for some time that the BBC, the darling doddering Beeb, has been having an image problem. The swarm of sexual allegations triggered by the Jimmy Savile scandal continues to shudder the broadcaster. More >>

Court Orders Wizz Air To Reinstate Dismissed Union Leader

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:05:05 +1300 | ITF

The European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) and the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) today welcomed the decision of Romania’s Ilfov court to order the reinstatement of an unfairly dismissed trade union leader. The court ...More >>

Some good changes but who is going to enforce them?

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:06:36 +1300 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

“The package of changes to minimum employment standards is a good start but doesn’t address the elephant in the room” says CTU Secretary Sam Huggard. More >>

Urgent Action Needed on Cleaning Industry Training

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:50:33 +1300 | CrestClean

Figures just released by NZQA showing a shocking level of training uptake by cleaners has led to calls from New Zealand’s leading commercial company CrestClean for the introduction of a National Standard for the $1 billion commercial cleaning industry.More >>

Director-General of Health Appointed

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 11:25:09 +1300 | State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Iain Rennie has today announced the appointment of Mr Chai Chuah as Chief Executive and Director-General of Health, Ministry of Health. More >>

2015 NZ International Business Awards winners announced

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:59:05 +1300 | New Zealand Trade and Enterprise

There was more than a touch of magic in the air tonight as winners of the 2015 New Zealand International Business Awards were announced, with Queenstown-based experiential tourism company Magic Memories sweeping up four awards, including the coveted Judges’ ...More >>

Govt moves to strengthen employment standards

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:53:59 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse today announced a package of measures to strengthen enforcement of minimum employment standards. More >>

Government closes door on local businesses

Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:27:06 +1300 | Rail And Maritime Transport Union

New Zealanders will not get a say on the government’s decision to ratify an international agreement which removes the right to protect local jobs, says Rail and Maritime Transport Union General Secretary Wayne Butson.More >>

Context Architects appoints award-winning architect

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:45:55 +1300 | Context Architects

Context Architects’ has appointed renowned architect Jonathan Gibb as an associate. Returning from a five-year stint in Melbourne, Jonathan has more than twenty years’ experience of master planning and designing buildings and developments both in New ...More >>

ApolloNation promotes Jason Kennedy

Wed, 25 Mar 2015 13:18:49 +1300 | Apollo Nation

Specialist brand activations and shopper marketing agency ApolloNation today announced the promotion of Jason Kennedy to the position of Group Account Director of the Auckland agency, where he will oversee the account service teams across all clients. More >>

 

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