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Kapiti Embracing The Power Of Senior Entrepreneurs

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:59:52 +1200 | Electra

Thursday, 21 September 2017 - The growing number of self-employed people aged over 50 in Kapiti is challenging the way we think about ageing and work. More >>

Addressing skills shortage vital

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:12:17 +1200 | EMANZ

Addressing the deepening skills and labour shortage is vital for the incoming Government, says EMA. More >>

Safety of Ministry of Social Development staff important

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:29:46 +1200 | State Services Commission

Unfortunately threats, abuse and even violence towards MSD staff is a daily reality in our country. In 2016 twelve staff were assaulted, there were 468 serious and critical security incidents and 242 threats made.More >>

HiveMind Report: Medical Cannabis In Aotearoa

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 05:16:12 +1200 | Hivemind

Medical Cannabis is a complex and often polarising issue. However, it was highly encouraging that there were some very strong areas of consensus among the 133 participants in this HiveMind exploration. It appears that a clear majority of respondents to ...More >>

Simpson Grierson takes home Supreme Award

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:17:09 +1200 | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is thrilled to have won three awards, including the Supreme Award at the White Camellia Awards last night at Government House, says Heather Ash, Partner and Head of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee. More >>

Lack of sleep could affect your safety at work

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:10:25 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

Daylight Saving this weekend is a good time to check on the amount of sleep you are getting to keep yourself and others healthy and safe as you work, says WorkSafe Chief Executive Nicole Rosie.More >>

Know Your Rights: Understanding Work & Income Benefits

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:48:35 +1200 | Auckland Disability Law

• Tell you about the different Work and Income benefits, supports and allowances, and how to apply. More >>

Auckland Transport appoints new Chief Executive

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 11:39:09 +1200 | Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport has appointed Shane Ellison as its new Chief Executive. More >>

Job advertisements increased slightly in August 2017

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:26:35 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The numbers of online job advertisements were steady with an increase of 0.4 per cent in August 2017 and 10.0 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report.More >>

National Releases Plan for Economic Success

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:11:19 +1200 | New Zealand National Party

National has released its five point plan for the New Zealand economy and our tax system, designed to deliver sustained economic success and help families and businesses get ahead, Finance spokesperson Steven Joyce says.More >>

Disgraceful description of health and safety as "overkill"

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:21:59 +1200 | Council of Trade Unions

The Council of Trade Unions is appalled that an Auckland accounting business has described health and safety as "overkill". More >>

Inequality in Wages & SelfEmployment 19982015

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 09:34:56 +1200 | Income Equality Aotearoa New Zealand

Shrinking portions to low and middleincome earners. Bill Rosenberg covers inequality in wages and self-employment from 1998-2015. This is an important read for those interested in reducing income equality – Click here for full CTU report ENDS More >>

Home support providers struggling under pay equity costs

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:21:36 +1200 | Home and Community Health Association

Home support providers struggling under pay equity costs, annual leave liability alone over $4.2 million More >>

Minimum wage challenging for PM and working Kiwis too

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 16:51:50 +1200 | New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

CTU President Richard Wagstaff has challenged the Prime Minister to show some real leadership when it comes to wages by setting a clear target for the minimum wage. More >>

Charter introduced to better advance women in law

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:23:13 +1200 | New Zealand Law Society

Lawyers are encouraged to comment on a draft Gender Diversity and Inclusion Charter being developed for the legal profession. More >>

2 Cheap Cars to pay over $320,000 for employment breaches

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:19:39 +1200 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Second hand car dealer 2 Cheap Cars Limited has been ordered to pay a $70,000 penalty, and is estimated to be liable for upwards of $250,000 in arrears, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation.More >>

Belong Announces Belong Travel

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 13:02:36 +1200 | Belong Travel

Belong CEO Rob Ellis today announced the launch of Belong Travel - a new service that makes life even better for Kiwi working people. More >>

Hobson Wealth Partners announces a further trio of new hires

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:34:14 +1200 | Hobson Wealth Partners

In the wake of a trio of senior appointments last month, leading private wealth advisory firm Hobson Wealth Partners has today announced it has further bolstered its team with a series of hires across the executive and advisory business.More >>

Lincoln leads graduate employment figures

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 10:30:21 +1200 | Lincoln University

New figures show Lincoln University qualifications are highly effective in New Zealand for graduate employment. More >>

HiveMind Report – A Universal Basic Income for Aotearoa NZ

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 01:41:08 +1200 | Hivemind

UBI is a complicated issue. There were a wide range of opinions and views represented in this HiveMind discussion and it appears there is still uncertainty regarding certain aspects of UBI policy. However, it was encouraging that there were some clear points ...More >>

 
 
 
 
 
 
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