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Budget 2018: Long on welfare, short on productivity

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 3:17 pm | EMA

Budget 2018 announced today revealed that the country’s books are in good order and the Government intends to maintain surpluses over the coming parliamentary term. More >>

Export award finalists demonstrate vibrancy of sector

Thursday, 17 May 2018, 8:46 am | EMA

The variety of companies named as finalists in the 2018 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards demonstrate the vibrancy of the export sector. More >>

Triangular Bill should not proceed

Monday, 14 May 2018, 1:57 pm | EMA

A proposed Bill which seeks to add further regulation to New Zealand’s industrial framework in the labour hire sector should not proceed says the EMA. More >>

Updated ATAP project announced

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 3:11 pm | EMA

A realigned version of the priority transport projects for Auckland to meet the city’s broader needs is to be commended, says the EMA. More >>

Proposal to boost research and development via tax credits

Thursday, 19 April 2018, 2:10 pm | EMA

A proposal to boost research and development via the introduction of tax incentives is part of a much-needed discussion on how best to apply settings for innovation. More >>

Workplace Bill proposes changes to union access

Thursday, 29 March 2018, 3:07 pm | EMA

EMA is encouraging business to look at proposed changes in the Employment Relations Amendment Bill relating to union access to workplaces. More >>

Global success celebrated locally

Friday, 9 February 2018, 10:59 am | EMA

Entries are now open to the Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards 2018 - Auckland and Waikato. More >>

Employment relations changes need to keep NZ competitive

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 1:04 pm | EMA

Proposed changes to the current employment relations legislation remove flexibility the EMA believes is required to compete internationally. More >>

CPTPP back on track

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 10:53 am | EMA

The EMA says it is great news the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is back on track and expected to be signed in March. More >>

Business pleased Government confirmed

Friday, 20 October 2017, 11:49 am | EMA

Business is pleased a decision has been made confirming the make-up of the Government to lead New Zealand in the next parliamentary term, says the EMA. More >>

Manufacturers needs skills and infrastructure

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 9:05 am | EMA

Manufacturers are important employers in New Zealand creating many opportunities for skilled and unskilled labour. More >>

Auckland transport initiatives sped up

Friday, 4 August 2017, 12:49 pm | EMA

Confirmation of a funding package to speed up transport initiatives to address Auckland’s gridlock has been hailed as much needed progress by the EMA. More >>

Flexibility in tertiary models key to addressing skills

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 2:09 pm | EMA

The deepening skills shortage is a key concern for employers which is why the EMA is keen to understand further detail around the Government’s announcement on tertiary models today. More >>

New model to unlock infrastructure investment shortfall

Monday, 24 July 2017, 9:12 am | EMA

A government initiative to allow public and private investment in critically needed infrastructure is a significant step forward for the country. More >>

What Business wants from Government

Thursday, 6 July 2017, 11:34 am | EMA

With the countdown now on until the General Election on September 23, the EMA has released its key recommendations for the incoming Government. More >>

Deep concerns around Labour’s workplace policy

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 2:28 pm | EMA

EMA has deep concerns about the Industrial Relations Policy released by the Labour Party today. More >>

Business keen to get Auckland moving

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 11:20 am | EMA

The outcome of a project to investigate ways to ease congestion in Auckland cannot come fast enough. More >>

Focus on trade strategy

Friday, 24 March 2017, 3:49 pm | EMA

Today’s release of the Government’s Trade Agenda 2030 comes at an important time says the EMA. More >>

Time for exporters to share their success stories

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 12:33 pm | EMA

With exporting a hot topic, it’s time for those in the industry to share their success stories with the rest of New Zealand. More >>

Congratulations to new Prime Minister

Monday, 12 December 2016, 11:55 am | EMA

EMA wishes to congratulate Bill English on his official confirmation as the new Prime Minister along with Paula Bennett as Deputy Prime Minister, earlier today. More >>

 

 

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