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Budget overlooks business wellbeing

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 3:04 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Budget 2019 largely overlooks one of the key drivers of people’s wellbeing - their livelihoods, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Recognising business success more important than ever

Monday, 6 May 2019, 10:50 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Entries to The Westpac Champion Business Awards are now open, with Leeann Watson, Chief Executive of the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce saying the Awards have "never been more important". More >>

Skills Pledge a strong signal from Government

Thursday, 2 May 2019, 1:47 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Government’s Aotearoa New Zealand Skills Pledge is a strong signal from Government on recognising the importance of upskilling, reskilling and increasing productivity alongside the Government’s commitment to address the challenges around the future ... More >>

Government makes right decision on CGT

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 3:11 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Government’s decision to not adopt the proposed capital gains tax (CGT) is the "right decision given the impact it would have had on business", says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Bold action required for CCC Annual Plan

Monday, 1 April 2019, 11:48 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Christchurch City Council’s Annual Plan continues to overlook key opportunities for revenue building, increased engagement, prioritisation and central city development, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Capital gains tax disappointing for business

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 11:15 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Key areas of the Tax Working Group Final Report released today were disappointing, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Business interface key to education reform

Wednesday, 13 February 2019, 1:51 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s announcement of a vocational education reform is encouraging, however there needs to be closer links between business and education, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Fair Pay Agreements not fit for future of work

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 10:15 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The release of the Fair Pay Agreements report this morning doesn’t address three of the fundamental concerns of the business community, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Work visa proposals a step in the right direction

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 1:07 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

A set of proposals designed to help regions address their skilled labour shortages, while still ensuring New Zealanders are first in line for jobs, is a step in the right direction, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive ... More >>

Chamber supports changes to Employment Relations Bill

Wednesday, 28 November 2018, 9:26 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce supports the recently announced changes to the Employment Relations Amendment Bill, but chief executive Leeann Watson says there are still some areas of concern that need to be addressed. More >>

Christchurch announces Multi-Use Arena

Friday, 26 October 2018, 1:49 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce welcomes the announcement today by Minister Megan Woods and Christchurch Mayor Lianne Dalziel that provided more detail and timelines for the much debated and eagerly awaited Multi-Use Arena. More >>

New Faces Join Chamber Board

Thursday, 18 October 2018, 9:16 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce will have three new faces on the Board for 2018/19, says Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Westpac Champion Business Award

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 9:32 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Westpac Champion Business Awards: Seequent and City Harvest Food Rescue Take Supreme Honours, and Dame Adrienne Stewart Recognised for Contribution to Business and the Arts More >>

Chamber Welcomes Small Business Council Announcement

Friday, 10 August 2018, 2:16 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce welcomes the announcement today by Minister for Small Business Hon Stuart Nash of the appointment of the Small Business Council, says CEO Leeann Watson. More >>

2018 Westpac Champion Business Awards Finalists Announced

Thursday, 9 August 2018, 10:50 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

2018 Westpac Champion Business Awards Finalists Announced This year’s finalists for the Westpac Champion Business Awards were announced tonight at a function hosted by the Ara Institute of Canterbury at the new Kahukura Building (Engineering and ... More >>

Chamber Welcomes Council Decisions in Final LTP

Friday, 22 June 2018, 3:50 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the decision by the Christchurch City Council to prioritise key work in the final LTP agreed to today says CEO Leeann Watson. More >>

Chamber Strongly Supports Mayor’s Stadium Acceleration

Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 4:28 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Chamber Strongly Supports Mayor’s Stadium Acceleration Recommendation The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce strongly supports the Christchurch Mayor’s recommendation that funding for a new Multi-Use Arena is brought forward by two years in the Councils’ ... More >>

Chamber Concerned at Fair Pay Agreements Proposal

Tuesday, 5 June 2018, 4:28 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Fair Pay Agreements are a cause of concern for the business community, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce CEO Leeann Watson. More >>

Chamber Welcomes Holidays Act Review

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 5:17 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

"The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the announcement by the Government of a tripartite review of the Holidays Act 2003," says Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Chamber Welcomes Funding for Canterbury in Budget

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 4:01 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce has welcomed the announcement in the Budget of the delivery of Labour’s election promise of a $300m acceleration fund for capital investment in Christchurch rebuild projects, says Canterbury Employers’ ... More >>

 

 

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