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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 >>

EMA Strongly Opposes Increase in Interim Transport Levy

Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 4:05 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

In a strongly worded letter to each of Auckland City’s Councillors and Mayor, the EMA has urged the council to not vote for imposing more costs on the business community via the proposed Interim Transport Levy. More >>

New Hub for Business – EMA Opens New Offices

Thursday, 5 May 2016, 11:46 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA’s new premises were officially opened by the Rt Hon John Key today, following a blessing by Ngati Whatua earlier in the day. The new office block and conference/training facility is stage two of the development of the Khyber Pass Road site in Auckland. ... More >>

Finalists in Export Awards

Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:44 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

An outstanding cross-section of New Zealand companies have made it through as finalists in the 2016 Air New Zealand Cargo ExportNZ Awards for Auckland and Waikato. More >>

Be Ready for the New Health and Safety Era with EMA

Monday, 11 April 2016, 10:04 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

With a new framework for health and safety now in place the EMA is hosting a two day conference to ensure employers are geared up and ready for the new Health and Safety at Work Act. More >>

EMA Endorses Helen Clark’s UN Nomination

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 2:14 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA Endorses Helen Clark’s UN Nomination Confirmation of Helen Clark’s nomination for the position of United Nations Secretary-General has been welcomed by the EMA. “This is excellent news for our country, and a nomination of someone of Helen Clark’s ... More >>

How Different Will Health and Safety Be?

Monday, 4 April 2016, 10:21 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

On the eve of the introduction of the new Health and Safety at Work Act (Monday, April 4), how different will it be for employers and employees turning up to work tomorrow? More >>

SuperTech – Digital Inspiration for Businesses

Friday, 11 March 2016, 11:07 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA has developed SuperTech 2016, to give Kiwi businesses inspiration in regards to their place in the digital world. SuperTech is about bringing leading digital practitioners and innovators, from New Zealand and overseas, into one place, for ... More >>

Economic Strength Reflected in Employment Figures

Wednesday, 3 February 2016, 4:33 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Growth in employment figures is evidence the underlying economic fundamentals of our economy are paying dividends, says EMA. “We have been consistent in our belief the economy is sound and will drive growth and subsequent rise in employment,” ... More >>

Major Auckland Transport Projects to Start Earlier

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 3:44 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

News government will assist major Auckland transport projects start earlier is a positive development says the EMA. However, the pressure to deal with Auckland’s growth issues and unlock the city’s economic development potential has to be maintained ... More >>

Dramatic improvement in business outlook: EMA

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 2:28 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Dramatic improvement in business outlook: EMA Business outlook has improved dramatically according to the latest results of the Employers Survey conducted by the EMA. There has been a significant shift towards a positive outlook compared with the mid-year ... More >>

Businesses Bear Brunt of Auckland Council Transport Levy

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 4:42 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Businesses with a capital value of more than $180 million could be wearing a levy of more than $48,000, under Auckland Council’s proposed Annual Plan. More >>

Positive Move with OCR Drop

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 11:27 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Today’s drop in the Official Cash Rate (OCR) is a positive move for the economy says the Employers and Manufacturers Association. The Reserve Bank reduced the OCR by 25 basis points to 2.50 percent. Chief Executive Officer, Kim Campbell, says a ... More >>

 

 

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