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TPP11 progress is positive

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 5:31 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Confirmation of New Zealand’s mandate to negotiate for the new Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP11) is positive progress says the EMA. More >>

Solid Approach Taken for Business - Corrected Version

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:50 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Solid Approach Taken for Business - Corrected Version Source: EMA -- Today’s Budget 2017 announcement revealed solid steps to support economic growth and maintain surpluses. In his first budget, Finance Minister, Steven Joyce, predicted continuing growth ... More >>

Solid Approach Taken for Business

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:26 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Solid Approach Taken for Business Source: EMA -- Today’s Budget 2017 announcement revealed solid steps to support economic growth and maintain surpluses. More >>

Outstanding calibre of export award finalists

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:05 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Outstanding calibre of export award finalists Source: EMA -- The array of finalists in the 2017 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards shows the exporting sector is in good heart. From start up to some of the country’s most well-known companies the ... More >>

Good progress on infrastructure investment

Thursday, 27 April 2017, 1:59 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Today’s announcement that infrastructure investment is to be boosted by $11billion over the next four years is good news for business, says the EMA More >>

Bold steps needed to progress Better Urban Planning report

Wednesday, 29 March 2017, 10:27 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The release of the Productivity Commission’s report into Better Urban Planning is a good starting point for a much needed national conversation on urban and natural environments. More >>

Get ducks in a row on drugs and the workplace

Wednesday, 1 March 2017, 1:47 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Business group advises employers to get ducks in a row on drugs and the workplace More >>

Scrap anti-dumping and countervailing bill

Tuesday, 13 December 2016, 4:54 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Confirmation today that the Trade (Anti-dumping and Countervailing Duties) Amendment Bill has reached an impasse in select committee stage, is further proof it needs to be scrapped, says the EMA. More >>

Business confidence strong, skills shortage is a concern

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 12:10 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Business is going into 2017 with a confident outlook, according to the most recent EMA Employers’ Survey. However, the skills shortage is a concern. More >>

Helen Kelly Condolences

Friday, 14 October 2016, 10:45 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

"We were often on opposite sides of the argument. However, we had deep respect for Helen and her work," says Kim Campbell, CEO, EMA. More >>

Fresh views and better process needed on electricity reforms

Friday, 7 October 2016, 9:15 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Independent external views and better processes are an ‘absolute necessity’ before the Electricity Authority presses ahead with its next wave of proposed reforms say a group of consumer trusts, businesses, farming, local government and electricity ... More >>

ATAP - How will it be funded?

Thursday, 15 September 2016, 4:48 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Today’s Auckland Transport Alignment Project announcement sets out a clear programme of work, but still leaves open the question of funding. More >>

EMA Mobilises Membership to Stop Contractor Bill

Friday, 19 August 2016, 4:32 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA has mobilised its 4500 strong membership to stop the Minimum Wage (Contractor Remuneration) Amendment Bill currently before Parliament. It has urged its members to write to MPs in order to have the bill thrown out. More >>

Unitary Plan Mixed Bag for Business

Wednesday, 27 July 2016, 3:58 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Auckland Council’s Unitary Plan has allowed for growth of general commercial development in key areas of the city, but does not seem to have fully aligned this with new residential development, says the EMA. More >>

Proposed Pricing a Regional Tax by Stealth

Tuesday, 26 July 2016, 4:17 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA is calling the Electricity Authority’s (EA) proposed pricing regime changes a regional tax by stealth. More >>

Local Government must act quickly on new Infrastructure Pool

Monday, 4 July 2016, 1:35 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Local Government in the membership region of the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) needs to quickly take advantage of Government’s $1 billion infrastructure fund announced at the weekend, says EMA GM Advocacy Mark Champion. More >>

Business outlook stable over next six months

Thursday, 30 June 2016, 9:46 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Most businesses expect overall business conditions to remain stable over the next six months, according to employers surveyed by the EMA. More >>

National Policy Statement A Step Forward

Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1:28 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The National Policy Statement on Urban Development Capacity is a step forward in addressing some of businesses’ concerns around managing growth and development, but it’s another workaround for a failing RMA, says the EMA. More >>

Budget 2016: No Surprise Approach for Business says EMA

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 4:03 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Budget 2016 held few surprises for business and sent a strong signal that the New Zealand economy is in good health. More >>

Business to Put Tough Questions to Auckland Mayoral Candidat

Tuesday, 17 May 2016, 10:56 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

With the countdown now on to local body elections, and the mayoralty of New Zealand’s largest city being hotly contested, three leading business associations want to put the tough questions to Auckland mayoral contenders around how they will deliver more ... More >>

 

 

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