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Health and Safety Reform Bill provides direction

Friday, 24 July 2015, 3:35 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Health and Safety Reform Bill provides direction for safer workplaces: EMA The proposed changes to the Health and Safety Reform Bill will help provide direction for safer workplaces, says the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA). “The proposed ... More >>

Drop in OCR keeps NZ competitive

Thursday, 23 July 2015, 3:59 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The drop in the Official Cash Rate (OCR) has been welcomed by the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA). Chief Executive Officer, Kim Campbell, says the drop by 25 basis points to three percent is in keeping with the trend the EMA has been calling for ... More >>

EMA endorses review of Auckland Council assets

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 3:47 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) fully endorses the move by Auckland Council to put asset sales on the table as part of a review of its funding models. EMA has stated previously it believes asset sales by the council is crucial to the ... More >>

EMA welcomes small business tax focus

Friday, 17 July 2015, 2:07 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) is welcoming a cross-party political focus on issues affecting small business. EMA CEO Kim Campbell says with three separate parties issuing similar small business tax policies in recent weeks, small business ... More >>

Business pleased with approach to earthquake strengthening

Monday, 11 May 2015, 10:48 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Businesses in the north will be pleased the government has had a change of heart over its punitive earthquake strengthening rules, says Kim Campbell, chief executive of the Employers and Manufacturers Association. More >>

Budget boost to R&D funding welcome though underwhelming

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 2:40 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Boosting New Zealand's business investment in R&D and innovation is a top priority and today's announcement though welcome is not entirely persuasive, says Kim Campbell, chief executive of the Employers and Manufacturers Association. More >>

Befuddled thinking surrounds Port's future

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 3:32 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

As 100 per cent owner of the Ports of Auckland the Auckland Council's views on its expansion are hopelessly conflicted and befuddled, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. More >>

Local government funding review short on new ideas

Monday, 2 February 2015, 2:45 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The Funding Review report issued by Local Government New Zealand today offers few new insights on how councils should pay for the infrastructure needs of the communities they represent and exist for, the Employers and Manufacturers Association. More >>

Vital RMA changes about time

Thursday, 22 January 2015, 10:56 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The changes telegraphed for the Resource Management Act is the most important piece of work the government will undertake during this term of office, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. More >>

Brickbats and bouquets for school leavers and graduates

Tuesday, 20 January 2015, 11:07 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Employers wishing to recruit school leavers have scored them below par for basic literacy and the use of English language in a recent survey. More >>

GPs called on to ensure medical certificates are lawful

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 4:40 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The Employers and Manufacturers Association is reminding the medical profession to be mindful of its legal obligations when issuing medical certificates. More >>

Irresponsible to ignore Auckland's funding requirements

Friday, 19 December 2014, 11:50 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

We raised the debate on possible futures for the AECT to focus Auckland's attention on the parlous state of our city's development, says the chief executive of the Employers & Manufacturers Association Kim Campbell. More >>

Interest rate cut overdue

Tuesday, 2 December 2014, 11:20 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The Employers and Manufacturers Association has joined the call for an early cut to interest rates. According to the EMA the Reserve Bank should reduce the Official Cash Rate right away or risk deflation next year when the economy is predicted to ... More >>

Employment amendment aligns with workplace practices

Friday, 31 October 2014, 9:20 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The Employers and Manufacturers Association says the enactment of the Employment Relations Amendment Bill will be good for both employees and employers. More >>

Mayor proposes to penalise business with quick rates fix

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 4:38 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Business is disappointed the Auckland Mayor proposes that the Council should keep an unfair rates burden on business, says Kim Campbell, Chief Executive of the Employers and Manufacturers Association. More >>

Doing nothing not an option for Auckland's transport

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 3:16 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The choice set out today to fund Auckland's future transport development is stark but realistic, says Kim Campbell, Chief Executive for the Employers & Manufacturers Association. More >>

Auckland should raise its Uniform General Charge

Thursday, 23 October 2014, 5:15 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The big increases in property valuations reported today would have far less impact on rates increases and decreases if Auckland Council raised the Uniform Annual General Charge (UAGC), the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. More >>

Government work programme checks out for business

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 2:58 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The surprising quality of today's speech by the Prime Minister is the balance between its business focus and strong set of social initiatives, said Kim Campbell, chief executive of the Employers and Manufacturers Association. More >>

EMA congratulates PM John Key and National

Sunday, 21 September 2014, 12:17 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The Employers and Manufacturers Association extend hearty congratulations to the re-election of Prime Minister John Key and National. More >>

More needed from renewed Business Growth Agenda

Monday, 15 September 2014, 3:43 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The 10 things listed today for the next phase of the Government's Business Growth Agenda are great as far as they go but they don't really go far enough fast enough, the Employers and Manufacturers Association says. More >>

 

 

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