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Job advertisements continue to rise in August 2018

Wednesday, 19 September 2018, 10:44 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.5 per cent in the month of August 2018 and 7.4 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release. Jobs Online provides ... More >>

Hastings employer sentenced for employing an illegal worker

Thursday, 13 September 2018, 10:13 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A takeaway and pizza delivery store and its former owner have been sentenced for unlawfully employing a worker and aiding a person to breach visa conditions.  More >>

Tourism Domain Data Plan released today

Friday, 7 September 2018, 2:02 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Tourism Domain Data Plan released today Published today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, the Tourism Data Domain Plan sets out the main priorities for tourism statistics. Based on agreement by industry and government stakeholders, ... More >>

KiwiBuild announces opportunity for offsite manufacturers

Thursday, 6 September 2018, 3:52 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

KiwiBuild has today issued an Invitation To Participate (ITP) to offsite manufacturers of housing solutions to support the delivery of 100,000 new affordable homes over the next ten years. More >>

Understanding sex industry rights and legal obligations

Saturday, 1 September 2018, 1:24 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Immigration New Zealand is taking a proactive approach to better understanding issues within the sex industry as part of wider work on exploitation. More >>

Tourism spending data for July 2018 released

Thursday, 30 August 2018, 11:09 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions for the year ended July 2018. More >>

Three unlicensed electrical workers fined

Thursday, 23 August 2018, 1:35 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Three unlicensed electrical workers fined Three unlicensed electrical workers have been held to account for carrying out prescribed electrical work in three separate cases around the country. Edmund Matoe has been ordered to pay $4,500 plus costs ... More >>

Costly lesson for property managers at Tenancy Tribunal

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 2:17 pm | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Tenancy Compliance and Investigations Team has successfully taken a Whanganui property management company to the Tenancy Tribunal for multiple counts of failing to lodge tenancy bonds, as well as failing to provide tenants with insulation statements, ... More >>

Job advertisements continue to rise in July 2018

Wednesday, 22 August 2018, 10:10 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.6 per cent in the month of July 2018 and 7.1 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release. Jobs Online provides ... More >>

International visitor spending shows significant growth

Friday, 17 August 2018, 11:27 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Spending by international visitors in New Zealand increased nine per cent to $11.1 billion for the year to June 2018, according to the latest International Visitor Survey results released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment ... More >>

RSE scheme better for business and New Zealand workers

Thursday, 16 August 2018, 2:08 pm | MBIE

The tenth annual survey of RSE employers is another win for the New Zealand horticulture and viticulture industries – and New Zealanders. More >>

Online pre-qualification opens for first KiwiBuild homes

Monday, 13 August 2018, 10:59 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Owning an affordable starter home is a step closer for eligible New Zealanders with the launch of KiwiBuild’s new online pre-qualification portal today. First-time buyers and ‘second chancers’ can apply online to the KiwiBuild Unit to determine ... More >>

Taxi drivers owed nearly $100,000

Wednesday, 8 August 2018, 11:33 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An employment determination has found a former taxi company in clear breach of minimum employment rights, by treating employees as contractors to save money. More >>

Builders lose LBP licenses after ‘renting’ out supervision

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 10:44 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two Auckland builders who were supervising other carpenters have had their licences cancelled and suspended for incompetence and negligence, after not overseeing structural building work. More >>

Builders fined for poor workmanship

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 10:43 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two Licenced Building Practitioners (LBP) have been held to account by the Building Practitioners Board (the Board) for their poor and negligent workmanship on house projects including foundations. More >>

Unlicensed roofer prosecuted

Friday, 27 July 2018, 9:09 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

An unlicensed roofer from Upper Hutt, who falsely held himself out as a Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP), has been prosecuted in the Wellington District Court. More >>

Tourism spending data for June 2018 released

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:05 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest Monthly Regional Tourism Estimates (MRTEs) released today by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) show that tourism expenditure grew in all regions for the year ended June 2018. More >>

Suspension of six ACP CodeMark certificates

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 9:17 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Following a number of high profile fires involving combustible, polyethylene core aluminium composite panels (ACPs) as external cladding, the use of the ACP has been the subject of a number of avenues of inquiry, both in New Zealand and internationally. More >>

NZ Mine Plans database goes online

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 9:15 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A searchable national catalogue of mine plans is now available to the public after the culmination of a three-year project by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and WorkSafe New Zealand. The NZ Mine Plans database, which holds approximately ... More >>

Domino’s franchisees fined for employment breaches

Monday, 9 July 2018, 11:00 am | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Two companies, which operated as Domino’s pizza franchises in Auckland, have been penalised $32,400 for serious breaches of employment law, following a Labour Inspectorate investigation. More >>

 

 

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