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RMA overhaul needs to go-ahead

Wednesday, 24 July 2019, 1:44 pm | Business Central

Reform of the Resource Management Act to achieve better environmental and economic outcomes will hopefully quickly follow the Government's announcement today of an RMA working group, says Business Central. More >>

Workplace reforms could harm workers and employers

Tuesday, 9 July 2019, 5:15 pm | Business Central

New analysis published today by the NZ Initiative casts doubt over the recommendations from the Government’s ‘Fair Pay Agreements’ working group, says Business Central. More >>

Hawkes Bay investment will support business growth

Monday, 10 June 2019, 2:04 pm | Business Central

Investment in water, infrastructure, and skills and employment will support business growth in the Hawkes Bay region, says Business Central Chief Executive John Milford. More >>

Insurance premium hikes hitting businesses hard

Monday, 10 June 2019, 1:55 pm | Business Central

The Wellington Chamber of Commerce showed the impact that rapidly rising insurance premiums are having on businesses and commercial property owners in Wellington during today’s Mayoral Forum on insurance issues. More >>

Chamber Welcomes Commitment to Second Terrace tunnel

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 1:52 pm | Business Central

Mayor Justin Lester’s commitment today to building a second Terrace tunnel as part of the Let’s Get Wellington Moving project has been welcomed by Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Government must explain lack of Highway 58 fixes

Tuesday, 21 May 2019, 3:15 pm | Business Central

The Government must explain delays to vital fixes on the Wellington region’s most dangerous road, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Finalists announced for the 2019 Wellington Export Awards

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 1:53 pm | Business Central

Companies could enter in three categories, and had to come from Horowhenua, Manawatu, Tararua, and Wairarapa down to Wellington. More >>

Govt must explain lack of commitment to fixing congestion

Thursday, 18 April 2019, 11:51 am | Business Central

The Government must explain its lack of commitment to fixing the Wellington region’s transport congestion issues, following the indefinite shelving of the second major project in a week, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Shelving New Capital Gains Tax the Right Move

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 2:19 pm | Business Central

The Government’s announcement today that it will not proceed with its proposed new capital gains tax is welcome news for businesses, according to Business Central. More >>

Businesses urge South Wairarapa to join Wellington Water

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:26 am | Business Central

Business Central is urging South Wairarapa councillors to bring in specialist expertise from Wellington Water to help them run a clean, safe water supply system for their population. More >>

Central NZ businesses oppose capital gains tax

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 9:29 am | Business Central

Businesses in central New Zealand are opposed to the introduction of a capital gains tax, according to a survey by Wellington Regional Chambers of Commerce and Business Central. More >>

Capital Gains Tax Proposal Fatally Flawed

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 12:43 pm | Business Central

Today’s Tax Working Group report recommendation for a new capital gains tax will not address residential housing affordability but it will penalise business owners and create costly complexity in our tax system, meaning it is fatally flawed, according ... More >>

Workers and productivity to suffer under compulsory contract

Thursday, 31 January 2019, 9:14 am | Business Central

Employees and employers will have rights and flexibility stripped away from them should the Government adopt the recommendations of its 'Fair Pay Agreements' working group, released today. More >>

Rising Wages Requires Rising Productivity Too

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 5:28 pm | Business Central

Today’s announcement by the Labour-led coalition government that the minimum wage will rise to $17.70 per hour on 1 April next year provides businesses and employers with certainty, according to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Business Central Incorporated board re-elects Chair

Monday, 17 December 2018, 11:40 am | Business Central

Business Central is happy to announce that its board has re-elected Vaughan Renner as Chair, and has elected Jo Healey as the President of the Wellington Chamber. More >>

Business Central Confirm Carbon Zero Status

Friday, 2 November 2018, 2:02 pm | Business Central

Business Central & the Wellington Chamber of Commerce has today confirmed its carbon zero status for the year ending June 2018 through Enviro-Mark Solution’s carboNZero programme. More >>

New Infrastructure Agency Opening for Business

Tuesday, 9 October 2018, 9:33 am | Business Central

Treasury's consultation on setting up the recently announced independent infrastructure body is an opportunity for the sector to ensure New Zealand's planning and delivery of critical infrastructure is improved, according to the Wellington Chamber of Commerce. More >>

Chamber welcomes new R&D tax incentives

Wednesday, 3 October 2018, 3:53 pm | Business Central

Business Central welcomes the new research and development tax incentives announced by the Government today. More >>

Government rethink urged on oil and gas ban

Monday, 1 October 2018, 5:29 pm | Business Central

The Government’s rushed decision-making, and now its rushed legislative process, to usher in the ban on new offshore oil and gas exploration permits in New Zealand must be reconsidered, says Business Central CEO John Milford. More >>

Z and Flick joining forces is a Wellington success story

Monday, 27 August 2018, 5:22 pm | Business Central

The announcement today of Z Energy and Flick Electric joining forces is a great example of Wellington-based businesses growing and innovating says Wellington Chamber of Commerce CEO John Milford. More >>



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