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Registrar of Companies prohibits 38 people being directors

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 2:04 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Registrar of Companies prohibited 38 people from being directors of limited liability companies in the 2016/17 financial year. More >>

$1,500 fine for failing to install smoke alarms

Wednesday, 16 August 2017, 3:24 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Auckland boarding house operator has been fined $1,500 by the Tenancy Tribunal for failing to meet mandatory smoke alarm requirements after a box of unused smoke alarms was found under a Titirangi boarding house following a fire. The landlord ... More >>

Fishing company to pay $122,252 for breaches in NZ Waters

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 3:09 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Japanese fishing company must pay $122,252 for breaching employment law while in New Zealand’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ), following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. More >>

Action against two builders’ breaches

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 1:35 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two significant decisions have been handed down by the Building Practitioners Board to two carpentry licensed building practitioners (LBPs) for serious breaches of their trade. Their negligent and incompetent practice saw one builder’s licence cancelled, ... More >>

Voluntary Suspension of Fuji Xerox NZ from AoG Contracts

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 9:07 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Fuji Xerox New Zealand (FXNZ) has agreed a voluntary suspension from all current All-of-Government contracts. More >>

Job advertisements remain steady in June

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 10:39 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Growth in online job advertisements was steady at 0.5 per cent in June and 10.6 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. More >>

Operation finds half of kiwifruit contractors in breach

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 10:39 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A Labour Inspectorate operation targeting the kiwifruit industry in Bay of Plenty has found the majority of labour hire contractors are breaching their obligations as employers. More >>

Hamilton car companies to pay $65,000 in penalties

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 2:10 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two car companies in Hamilton have been ordered to pay $65,000 in penalties by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA), following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. More >>

Indian restaurant to pay $13,865.21 for employment breaches

Monday, 10 July 2017, 11:53 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An Indian restaurant in Timaru must pay $13,865.21 after a Labour Inspectorate investigation uncovered a string of breaches concerning three migrant workers. More >>

MBIE launches online housing market dashboard

Friday, 7 July 2017, 2:03 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today released the Urban Development Capacity Dashboard – a one-stop, open-source tool of housing market indicators such as prices and rents, the number building consents granted relative to the growth ... More >>

West Coast dairy farm to pay $8550.84 for employment breaches

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 10:34 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A dairy farm on the West Coast was ordered to pay $8550.84 by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) after a Labour Inspectorate investigation found them breaching their obligations. More >>

MBIE launches online labour market data hub

Thursday, 29 June 2017, 12:08 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment today released the Labour Market Dashboard – a one-stop self-service tool which displays labour market information from many different sources in one place. More >>

Chinese national sentenced for immigration fraud

Wednesday, 28 June 2017, 2:17 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A 49 year old Chinese national unlawfully working as a builder in New Zealand has been sentenced to 2 years’ imprisonment for immigration fraud. More >>

Asparagus boss to pay $58,818.02 for employment failures

Monday, 26 June 2017, 10:46 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A labour hire company working on asparagus farms in the Waikato must pay $58,818.02 after being caught twice by the Labour Inspectorate failing to keep employment records. More >>

NZ increases jet fuel supply to meet growing demand

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 12:46 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New Zealand’s supply of aviation fuel grew significantly in the March 2017 quarter compared to the same period last year to meet strong demand from the airline industry, according to new data released today. More >>

Landlords and tenants – are you ready for July 2019?

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 9:39 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Renting seminars are returning in 2017 to help landlords and tenants better understand changes to tenancy laws and how to put them into practice. More >>

Clean zones will be strongly enforced during Lions Series

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 2:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Clean zones will be strongly enforced during DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is enforcing clean zones at the venues for all DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 matches. With the exception of a small group of ... More >>

Dairy farm to pay $21,009.80 for breaching employment rights

Wednesday, 14 June 2017, 11:26 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A West Coast dairy farm must pay $21,009.80 for serious employment breaches relating to two migrant workers, following an investigation by the Labour Inspectorate. More >>

Prime Property ordered to pay $7520

Wednesday, 7 June 2017, 3:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Prime Property ordered to pay $7520 in 61 Molesworth Street case Wednesday 7 June 2017 The Tenancy Tribunal has ordered Prime Property Group Limited to pay back $6900 of rent, exemplary damages of $600, and the $20 filing fee to tenants after an investigation ... More >>

Standard amended to clarify self-containment for caravans

Friday, 2 June 2017, 10:44 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Freedom campers will now be required to have a usable toilet within their motor caravan or caravan to gain certification under Standards New Zealand’s amended self-contained Standard NZS 5465:2001. More >>

 

 

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