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Auckland Business Confidence Plummets

Friday, 23 August 2019, 10:38 am | Auckland Business Chamber

A survey of predominantly small and medium businesses in Auckland shows business confidence has plummeted a further 25% in the last quarter. More >>

Business keen to work with Government on circular economy

Friday, 9 August 2019, 10:38 am | Auckland Business Chamber

The Government’s initiative to establish regulated product stewardship schemes for priority products to reduce harm posed by certain end-of-life products and design waste out of the system, has the strong support of business. More >>

Response to business disruption caused by CRL ‘is shameful”

Monday, 5 August 2019, 3:07 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Throwing a $72,000 morsel on the table after such a long period of disruption where some businesses have folded and others have lost thousands of dollars “is a shameful response to the businesses who have been grossly disadvantaged by this project,” ... More >>

Business Chamber response to Productivity Commission

Thursday, 4 July 2019, 8:32 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Commenting on the Productivity Commission draft local government funding and financing report, Auckland Business Chamber head Michael Barnett noted that the Commission favoured the ‘benefit principle” – i.e., those who benefit from a service should ... More >>

Debt level shift creates opportunity for accelerated action

Thursday, 23 May 2019, 7:17 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Welcoming today’s announcement of a change in New Zealand’s debt from 20% to a band of between 15-and-25% of GDP, Barnett said it is a step forward. It could allow the injection of $15b or more into the NZ economy to deliver some real and ... More >>

Parliament is a workplace

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 4:42 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

In an environment where hierarchy drives inflated egos due to status versus job title and function versus role, it is important to remember that Parliament is still just a workplace. And while it has undertaken a necessary review of its people behaviours ... More >>

Encouraging trend for business confidence

Friday, 12 April 2019, 3:55 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Confidence is still struggling within the business community, but in contrast to recent survey trends, an Auckland Business Chamber survey has shown a 4% lift in business confidence for the first quarter of the year. More >>

Encouraging trend for business confidence

Friday, 12 April 2019, 1:23 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Confidence is still struggling within the business community, but in contrast to recent survey trends, an Auckland Business Chamber survey has shown a 4% lift in business confidence for the first quarter of the year. More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards – Best of the Best

Friday, 15 March 2019, 2:18 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Glidepath won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards - Best of the Best. More >>

Council’s Event Agency (ATEED) withdraws Santa Funding

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 8:21 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Council’s event agency ATEED will not be funding the Santa Parade from now on. More >>

How Business Chamber sees Eden Park

Thursday, 10 January 2019, 5:03 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Either Auckland gives Eden Park a more flexible and realistic operating framework and allows it to generate a sustainable amount of revenue or it continues to constrain it. More >>

Winning business pushes the right buttons

Thursday, 15 November 2018, 5:21 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Pushpay has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2018 – Central region. More >>

The challenge for business from employment figures

Thursday, 8 November 2018, 2:06 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Congratulations to the Government, and in particular the agencies that assist in placing people into work, by recording the lowest unemployment figures in a decade. More >>

Encouraging signs for business confidence

Friday, 2 November 2018, 11:42 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland's SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) sector displayed a changing view of business confidence in Auckland Chamber’s latest quarterly survey. More >>

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2018

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:55 am | Auckland Business Chamber

Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2018 Winning business links to major award Link2 Group has won the Supreme Business Excellence Award at last night’s Westpac Auckland Business Awards 2018 – South East region. More >>

Auckland Business Chamber on petrol prices

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 1:19 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

The tipping point for fuel consumers has been the blunt and ineffective fuel taxes imposed by local and central government. The margins identified by media today are less than most retailers would seek and have not changed. It is worth noting: • ... More >>

Unsolicited Bid to Fund And Build Penlink as a PPP

Friday, 5 October 2018, 2:33 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

An unsolicited bid by an international group to establish a joint venture with a NZ construction company to undertake the Penlink Toll Road Project as a BOOT – Build, Own, Operate, Transfer – has been lodged with the NZ Transport Agency. More >>

Urban Development Authority a long overdue initiative

Friday, 31 August 2018, 2:01 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Setting up an Urban Development Authority with powers to get houses built faster in Auckland “is a long overdue initiative,” says Auckland Business Chamber head Michael Barnett. More >>

Labour laws and business

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 2:08 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Before assuming proposed new labour laws will return employment relationships to the past, business might do well to consider behaviour changes themselves to strengthen recruitment practices and manage workplace access, suggests Auckland Business Chamber ... More >>

The Michael Barnett Scholarship winners announced

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 12:45 pm | Auckland Business Chamber

Auckland Business Chamber is delighted to announce that the 2018 recipients for The Michael Barnett Scholarship are Raymond McKay and Elspeth Carroll. More >>

 

 

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