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Callaghan Innovation support for innovating business

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 8:58 pm | BusinessNZ

A new tool for start-up businesses will encourage innovation, says BusinessNZ. Chief Executive Kirk Hope says innovation is critical for businesses to stay competitive and attract new customers. More >>

NZ economy: cross-currents of risk

Thursday, 28 March 2019, 9:47 am | BusinessNZ

Cross-currents of international and domestic risk raise the need for sound economic risk management, according to the latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast. More >>

Failing to see the forest for the trees

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 3:34 pm | BusinessNZ

The latest report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment would result in upheaval for New Zealand’s environmental settings, BusinessNZ says. More >>

Minority view on extending taxation of capital gains [21/2]

Monday, 25 February 2019, 10:44 am | BusinessNZ

Three of the eleven members of the Tax Working Group do not favour the Group’s recommendations on capital gains tax. More >>

Electricity pricing options

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 4:46 pm | BusinessNZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) has welcomed options published today by the Electricity Price Review Panel. More >>

Infrastructure Commission welcomed

Wednesday, 20 February 2019, 2:40 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ says the establishment of the new Infrastructure Commission will help overcome current infrastructure problems in New Zealand. More >>

Solid start to 2019

Monday, 18 February 2019, 10:38 am | BusinessNZ

New Zealand’s services sector experienced an increase in expansion levels for the first month of 2019, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI). The PSI for January was 56.3, which was 3.1 points up from December (A PSI ... More >>

Climate change concern rising, but plastics top of mind

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 6:58 pm | BusinessNZ

For the first time in 10 years, New Zealanders’ concern about climate change has tipped 50%, according to new research by Colmar Brunton. More >>

Compulsory Fair Pay Agreements risky for economic growth

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:23 am | BusinessNZ

The Fair Pay Agreements report released today proposes a system of industry-wide collective agreements for New Zealand workplaces. More >>

Steady ETS development

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 7:21 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ has welcomed the announcement of the first tranche of decisions from the ongoing development of the NZ Emissions Trading Scheme. More >>

Positive changes to Employment Bill

Tuesday, 27 November 2018, 1:52 pm | BusinessNZ

Changes to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill will make parts of the legislation more acceptable to business. More >>

Proposed ACC levy reduction welcomed

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 12:16 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ has welcomed proposed lower ACC levies for businesses in 2019-21, as outlined in ACC’s recent Discussion Document. More >>

World energy leaders arrive in Wellington, NZ

Tuesday, 30 October 2018, 11:08 am | BusinessNZ

More than 200 energy sector leaders from around the world and New Zealand have started arriving in Wellington ahead of tomorrow’s Asia Pacific Energy Leaders’ Summit. More >>

New Zealand 18th most competitive

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:56 am | BusinessNZ

New Zealand is the 18th most competitive nation in the world, according to the Global Competitiveness Index. More >>

NZ dollar dips below 49 British pence

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 11:37 am | BusinessNZ

Oct. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell below 49 British pence for the first time since the 2016 Brexit referendum on optimism a deal will be within reach by next week. More >>

Govt has listened to small business about innovation

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 11:02 am | BusinessNZ

Government has listened to the views of smaller businesses in designing its research and development tax credit scheme, says BusinessNZ. More >>

Good growth but international risks

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 10:21 am | BusinessNZ

The BusinessNZ Planning Forecast for the September 2018 quarter shows continued growth but with some easing expected. More >>

Electricity sector review highlights strengths and needs

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 4:13 pm | BusinessNZ

The BusinessNZ Energy Council has welcomed MBIE’s review of the New Zealand electricity sector. More >>

Employment bill still harmful, oppressive

Monday, 10 September 2018, 10:22 am | BusinessNZ

The Employment Relations Amendment Bill as reported back to Parliament today remains harmful and oppressive, says BusinessNZ. More >>

Planning for low-emissions economy

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 2:14 pm | BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ has welcomed the Productivity Commission’s report on moving to a low-emissions economy. More >>

 

 

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