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WECC to seek legal advice on living wage decision

Friday, 29 May 2015, 9:59 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce is likely to seek legal advice on today’s decision by the city council to expand the ‘living wage’ to council controlled organisations and contractors. More >>

Budget continues a stable platform for business growth

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 3:52 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Budget continues a stable platform for business growth, says Chamber The Government has again produced a sensible Budget which continues a stable platform for business growth, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. ... More >>

Government must look at quake assistance to support business

Monday, 11 May 2015, 3:23 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The Government must urgently address the issue of financial assistance for owners required to upgrade earthquake-prone buildings, says the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Wellington Council’s big plans must stack up, says Chamber

Thursday, 7 May 2015, 3:59 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington Council’s big plans must stack up, says Chamber Wellington City Council must ensure each of its big projects stack up before it proceeds with them, Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce says in its submission on the 10-year plan. The ... More >>

Council again sits on roading fence, says Chamber

Wednesday, 15 April 2015, 11:58 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The city council’s premature vote to dismiss proposals for both a road through Takapu Valley and the widening of the motorway through Tawa as part of a Petone-Grenada road is disappointing, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. Chief Executive ... More >>

Budget R&D announcement opportunities for business

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, 3:24 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington businesses are perfectly placed to take advantage of the extra $80 million the Government will put into research and development, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. Chief Executive John Milford said the boost in funding announced ... More >>

Boost to city’s housing supply welcomed

Friday, 10 April 2015, 12:05 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The approval of 13 further sites for housing development under the Housing Accord with the Government is very good news for Wellington, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Chamber welcomes moves to simplify tax system

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, 9:23 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Moves towards simplifying and modernising the tax system have been welcomed by the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. Revenue Minister Todd McClay today announced the first of two public consultations designed to modernise and simplify the tax ... More >>

Chamber welcomes changes at the top

Wednesday, 25 March 2015, 9:29 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce welcomes changes at the top, with its new Chief Executive starting work and a new President and Vice-President being elected at the recently held AGM. John Milford, formerly the President, has taken ... More >>

CentrePort proposal vote of confidence in region

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 9:01 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

CentrePort’s proposal to deepen the shipping channel so it can accept bigger ships is vital for the Wellington region, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce President John Milford. More >>

Chamber congratulates New Year’s Honours recipients

Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 4:01 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce congratulates the Wellington region recipients in the New Year Honours list. More >>

Keep convention centre alive, says Chamber

Tuesday, 23 December 2014, 10:30 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The City Council should put every effort into keeping alive the convention centre for Wellington, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce President John Milford. More >>

Extra Jetstar destination welcomed, says Chamber of Commerce

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 11:14 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington’s new air connection with Melbourne will provide a further welcome boost to the region’s economy, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce President John Milford. More >>

John Milford appointed Chief Executive of Business Central

Thursday, 18 December 2014, 9:08 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

John Milford has been appointed Chief Executive of Business Central, incorporating the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. Mr Milford is currently Managing Director of department store Kirkcaldie & Stains and has been President of the ... More >>

Unified local government the way to go, says Chamber

Thursday, 4 December 2014, 12:16 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The Local Government Commission is to be applauded for its draft finding that one unified council is the best way forward for the Wellington region, says the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. More >>

WREDA board, great mix to take region forward, says Chamber

Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 3:24 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The board of the Wellington region’s new economic development agency has a great mix of business, research and academic grunt, says Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce President John Milford. More >>

Wellington business confidence takes a hit in Chamber survey

Monday, 10 November 2014, 1:35 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Business confidence in the Wellington region’s economy has taken a sharp turn in the latest Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Business Confidence Survey. Confidence is now at the lowest level since August last year, after which it showed ... More >>

Convention centre green light a step forward for Wellington

Thursday, 6 November 2014, 9:03 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The confirmation that Wellington is to get a convention centre by 2017 is a big step forward for the city, says the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Amalgamation survey should be treated with caution

Tuesday, 4 November 2014, 9:25 am | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

The findings of a new survey on local government amalgamation in the Wellington region run counter to other surveys and should be treated with caution, says the Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. President John Milford said the Hutt City survey ... More >>

Biggs right fit for WREDA, says Chamber

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 2:11 pm | Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce

Wellington Employers’ Chamber of Commerce welcomes the appointment of Peter Biggs as the inaugural chair of the region’s new economic development agency, WREDA. More >>

 

 

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