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Capital Gains Tax Proposal Fatally Flawed

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 12:43 pm | Business Central

Today’s Tax Working Group report recommendation for a new capital gains tax will not address residential housing affordability but it will penalise business owners and create costly complexity in our tax system, meaning it is fatally flawed, according ... More >>

Workers and productivity to suffer under compulsory contract

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:14 am | Business Central

Employees and employers will have rights and flexibility stripped away from them should the Government adopt the recommendations of its 'Fair Pay Agreements' working group, released today. More >>

Rising Wages Requires Rising Productivity Too

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 5:28 pm | Business Central

Today’s announcement by the Labour-led coalition government that the minimum wage will rise to $17.70 per hour on 1 April next year provides businesses and employers with certainty, according to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Business Central Incorporated board re-elects Chair

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:40 am | Business Central

Business Central is happy to announce that its board has re-elected Vaughan Renner as Chair, and has elected Jo Healey as the President of the Wellington Chamber. More >>

Business Central Confirm Carbon Zero Status

Friday, 2 November 2018, 2:02 pm | Business Central

Business Central & the Wellington Chamber of Commerce has today confirmed its carbon zero status for the year ending June 2018 through Enviro-Mark Solution’s carboNZero programme. More >>

New Infrastructure Agency Opening for Business

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:33 am | Business Central

Treasury's consultation on setting up the recently announced independent infrastructure body is an opportunity for the sector to ensure New Zealand's planning and delivery of critical infrastructure is improved, according to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Chamber welcomes new R&D tax incentives

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 3:53 pm | Business Central

Business Central welcomes the new research and development tax incentives announced by the Government today. More >>

Government rethink urged on oil and gas ban

Monday, 1 October 2018, 5:29 pm | Business Central

The Government’s rushed decision-making, and now its rushed legislative process, to usher in the ban on new offshore oil and gas exploration permits in New Zealand must be reconsidered, says Business Central CEO John Milford. More >>

Z and Flick joining forces is a Wellington success story

Monday, 27 August 2018, 5:22 pm | Business Central

The announcement today of Z Energy and Flick Electric joining forces is a great example of Wellington-based businesses growing and innovating says Wellington Chamber of Commerce CEO John Milford. More >>

Fix the Bill

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 10:17 am | Business Central

Fix the Bill - or if not, can someone please explain how this will help Kiwi business to grow? More >>

Survey shows just how critical 90-day trial periods are

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 11:48 am | Business Central

A recent nationwide survey of businesses and employers have found that the 90-day trial periods give business the confidence to take on staff they otherwise would not have. More >>

Holidays Act review welcomed by Business

Wednesday, 30 May 2018, 1:28 pm | Business Central

The announcement of the coalition Government’s review of the current Holidays Act has been welcomed by business. More >>

Employment Bill fails to support good faith relationships

Wednesday, 9 May 2018, 1:04 pm | Business Central

Not how Kiwi’s do business - Employment Bill fails to support good faith relationships between employer and employee More >>

Gas and oil ban not the way to transition

Monday, 16 April 2018, 2:07 pm | Business Central

Gas and oil ban not the way to transition to a carbon-zero New Zealand More >>

O'Reilly honour richly deserved, says Business Central

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 10:12 am | Business Central

Business Central congratulates former BusinessNZ CEO Phil O’Reilly on being made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business and governance in the Queen’s Birthday honours list. More >>

Extra flights to benefit Central NZ says Business Central

Monday, 31 August 2015, 10:34 am | Business Central

Central New Zealand will benefit greatly from new regional air services announced by Jetstar today, says Business Central Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Chamber welcomes runway extension impact report

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 12:35 pm | Business Central

Chamber welcomes runway extension impact report Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce welcomes the economic impact report on extending the airport runway which shows clear benefits for the city, the region and for New Zealand. “This report ... More >>

Wellington region's numbers show good promise

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 5:29 pm | Business Central

The Government’s latest Regional Economic Activity Report paints a picture of promise for the Wellington regional economy, with a skilled workforce that is capable of big things into the future, says Business Central and Wellington Employers’ Chamber ... More >>

Tertiary Education Strategy delivers for growth, business

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 2:47 pm | Business Central

The Government’s new Tertiary Education Strategy delivers in the areas needed to help drive economic growth and support business success, says Business Central Chief Executive Raewyn Bleakley. More >>

McKays to Peka Peka start welcomed

Monday, 2 December 2013, 3:59 pm | Business Central

Business Central welcomes the start today of work on the McKays to Peka Peka section of the Wellington Northern Corridor Road of National Significance. More >>

 

 

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