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New Board announced for The Chamber

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 6:56 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Board for 2019/2020 was announced at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 23 October 2019. The successful candidates are: More >>

Taska Prosthetics and Ethique take out top business awards

Thursday, 19 September 2019, 8:21 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Producer of the world’s first waterproof myoelectric prosthetic hand, TASKA Prosthetics, and the world’s first zero-waste beauty brand, Ethique, have taken out the Supreme Awards at this year’s Westpac Champion Business Awards . More >>

Immigration changes to benefit rural Canterbury

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 5:05 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s policy announcements around employer-assisted temporary work visa settings will provide welcome relief for some rural Canterbury businesses according to Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. More >>

Chamber outlines business wishlist for Council candidates

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 2:11 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce has released a pre-election report that represents a local business perspective in the lead-up to the 2019 local election in Ōtautahi Christchurch. More >>

A welcomed investment for employer-led training

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 3:24 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Government’s commitment to support literacy and numeracy training in the workplace is a strong signal from Government on recognising the importance of upskilling, reskilling and increasing productivity alongside their commitment to address the challenges ... More >>

Staff and societal wellbeing a key driver in business awards

Thursday, 8 August 2019, 8:17 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

This year’s finalists in The Westpac Champion Business Awards are all examples of highly adaptive, responsive and innovative local organisations, says Champion Canterbury Ltd Chair and Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive ... More >>

Global Settlement provides much-needed clarity and certainty

Monday, 29 July 2019, 3:09 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Global Settlement between the Crown and Christchurch City Council released today provides strong inroads towards re-setting a normalised relationship between the two entities, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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