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Employment law breaches cost Canterbury rebuild business

Friday, 28 August 2015, 10:00 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

28 August 2015 Employment law breaches cost Canterbury rebuild business The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Pro-Build Canterbury Limited to pay more than $58,000 in penalties and arrears to workers for breaching employment laws. The Ministry ... More >>

Ministry prosecutes unlicensed Auckland builder

Thursday, 27 August 2015, 11:05 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An unlicensed North Shore builder has pleaded guilty to a charge under the Building Act 2004 and has been convicted and fined $3000. More >>

Report into Canterbury residential repairs released

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released a report into the Building Code compliance of earthquake repairs to Canterbury homes. More >>

Skilled job vacancies fall slightly in July

Wednesday, 19 August 2015, 2:10 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies fall slightly in July The number of skilled job vacancies advertised online fell by 0.2 per cent in July, while there was a 2.7 per cent rise across the year, according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s ... More >>

Energy in New Zealand 2015 released

Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 4:17 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

New energy records and trends are revealed in the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest annual energy report. Energy in New Zealand 2015, released today, is MBIE’s annual round-up of the energy sector, highlighting key trends ... More >>

Rotorua auto electrician prosecuted for unauthorised work

Tuesday, 11 August 2015, 12:47 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Another strong message has been sent to people undertaking prescribed electrical work without the authority to do so. Auto-electrician Peter Calnan has been sentenced in the Rotorua District Court on one charge of failing to minimise risk of contact ... More >>

Online job vacancies steady – MBIE

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 10:15 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Online job vacancies steady – MBIE Jobs Online Report The number of skilled job vacancies advertised online fell by 0.3 per cent in June, but over the last year rose by 3.8 per cent, according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s ... More >>

Auckland housing market similar to Sydney

Friday, 3 July 2015, 12:15 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released the latest edition of the New Zealand Housing and Construction Quarterly today. This quarter’s report looks at how the Auckland housing market resembles international cities more than ... More >>

Action taken against poor building work

Friday, 3 July 2015, 10:07 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two Licensed Building Practitioners have been held to account by the Building Practitioners Board for poor workmanship. More >>

Hastings businesses penalised for failure to provide records

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 11:27 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered three Hawke’s Bay horticulture contractor businesses to pay a total of $22,500 in penalties for failure to provide employment records to the Labour Inspector. More >>

Skilled job vacancies increase

Wednesday, 17 June 2015, 11:16 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies advertised online increased by 4.0 per cent in the past year, despite a 0.7 per cent drop in May, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Jobs Online report. Overall, skilled vacancies were strong ... More >>

Dry March quarter impacts electricity supply and demand

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 5:10 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s latest New Zealand Energy Quarterly shows that hydro generation was 6.2 per cent lower than in previous March quarter. More >>

Employers reminded not to confuse part-time & casual workers

Wednesday, 10 June 2015, 10:04 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) reminded employers today that part time employees who work regular rostered hours are entitled to pro-rated holidays and leave. More >>

MBIE to fund Dunedin Study

Monday, 8 June 2015, 2:30 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

MBIE to fund Dunedin Study The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment announced today that base funding of $641,000 will be provided to the Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study in 2015/16. “The Dunedin Study is a detailed, long-term ... More >>

Cost of signage

Wednesday, 3 June 2015, 3:40 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released supplementary information about the cost of the sign at the entrance to its 15 Stout Street premises in Wellington. More >>

MBIE seeks proposals for research on China visitor market

Friday, 22 May 2015, 2:45 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is asking for proposals from businesses and organisations with an interest in helping New Zealand’s tourism sector develop a deeper understanding of the needs and preferences of Chinese visitors. More >>

More skilled job vacancies available online

Friday, 22 May 2015, 11:42 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Skilled job vacancies advertised online increased by 6.3 per cent in the past year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment Jobs Online report. More >>

Scam alert 18 May 2015: Caller ID immigration spoofing scam

Monday, 18 May 2015, 3:14 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Indian nationals living in New Zealand are being targeted by a new wave of scam phone calls claiming to be from Immigration New Zealand. The callers threaten deportation and demand payment to a Western Union account in India. More >>

Tourism outlook very positive

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:29 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

International visitor spending is projected to increase 48 per cent to $11.1 billion by 2021 [1] , according to tourism forecasts released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. More >>

Building Practitioner held to account for poor workmanship

Monday, 11 May 2015, 9:39 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has welcomed a decision by the Building Practitioners Board (the Board) to take action against Napier Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) Yordan Michael Militch. More >>

 

 

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