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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 >>

Drop in ACC Levies Confirmed

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 4:15 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Drop in ACC Levies Confirmed Confirmation of a drop in ACC levies of $450 million has been welcomed by the EMA. ACC Minister Nikki Kaye confirmed the ACC Board’s recommended levy reductions for 2016/2017 year have been agreed to by Government ... More >>

EMA pushes for legislative reform of RMA

Thursday, 26 November 2015, 2:17 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

EMA pushes for legislative reform of RMA Confirmation a bill has been introduced to Parliament to overhaul the Resource Management Act has been hailed as step in the right direction, by the EMA. “More than 35% of our members say the current ... More >>

Common sense approach to Auckland City asset sales

Friday, 13 November 2015, 1:01 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Common sense approach to Auckland City asset sales Pragmatism and common sense has prevailed in the EY and Cameron Partners reports to Auckland City that present a suite of options to fund desperately needed infrastructure in the city. “We’ve ... More >>

TPP takes next step - EMA

Friday, 6 November 2015, 2:00 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The release of the text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a welcome next step in the process towards finalising the agreement. More >>

TPP Outstanding Achievement says EMA

Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 8:43 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

The EMA says confirmation that agreement has been reached on the Trans Pacific Partnership is an outstanding achievement. While New Zealand has had to compromise in some areas, the overall result will deliver significant benefits for our economy, says Kim Campbell, ... More >>

Time is right to enhance China and ASEAN trade arrangements

Tuesday, 29 September 2015, 2:49 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

A recent survey of exporters has shown the time is right to enhance current free trade agreements with China and ASEAN partner countries. More >>

OCR Drop Positive Move

Thursday, 10 September 2015, 10:52 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Today’s drop in the Official Cash Rate (OCR) has been hailed as the right move in the current economic climate by the Employers and Manufacturers Association. More >>

Let’s Get Auckland Moving says EMA

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 4:52 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Media statement Thursday, August 27, 2015 Let’s Get Auckland Moving says EMA The joint announcement around central and local government working more closely in regards to resolving Auckland’s transport issues has been hailed as a step in the right ... More >>

Infrastructure Investment Critical says EMA

Thursday, 20 August 2015, 11:33 am | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Today’s announcement of a co-ordinated investment plan in infrastructure by Government has been welcomed by the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA). However, it urges the Government to get on with its commitment to invest in vital projects, ... More >>

Business outlook stable: EMA Employers Survey

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:23 pm | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Business outlook stable: EMA Employers Survey Business outlook is expected to stay the same over the next six months, according to employers surveyed by the EMA (Employers and Manufacturers Association). In its mid-year Employers Survey, 61% of respondees ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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