Value increases likely to slow in 2014
Value increases likely to slow in
Nationwide residential property values
increased further in December according to the latest
monthly property value index. Values are up 3.0% over the
past three months, 10.0% up over the past year, and 12.5%
above the previous market peak of late 2007.
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Employment Relations Bill: Govt Strains To Get Tea Break Law Through
The Government has been left with egg on its face - failing to get its much-vaunted, but hugely unpopular, meal break law passed in the first week of its new term, Labour spokesperson on Labour Issues Andrew Little says.
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