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Better Approach To Business Payments Needed

Thursday, 22 February 2024, 1:18 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ supports the repealing of the Business Payment Practices Act. "BusinessNZ is instead working with its large business group to develop a voluntary code to ensure small businesses are paid on a timely basis," BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk ... More >>

Energy Report Sparks Future Vision

Thursday, 26 October 2023, 10:42 am | Business New Zealand

New Zealand’s energy sector believes in a sustainable energy future, but experts warn the path to carbon zero is narrow, with several challenges still ahead. BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) Executive Director Tina Schirr says she is proud to be part ... More >>

Sending A Message To Political Parties

Tuesday, 12 September 2023, 3:17 pm | Business New Zealand

The PREFU is sending a message to all political parties about the dangers of undisciplined government spending, BusinessNZ says. Today’s Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update shows a significant deterioration in the Government’s accounts, with large ... More >>

Enterprises Worried About Cost Of Doing Business

Tuesday, 5 September 2023, 2:23 pm | Business New Zealand

The high cost of doing business is the stand-out issue for New Zealand businesses, according to the results of the Deloitte and Chapman Tripp Election Survey released today. 93 percent of respondents said changes made by the Government had increased ... More >>

Deloitte And Chapman Tripp Election Conference Hosted By BusinessNZ

Tuesday, 8 August 2023, 2:04 pm | Business New Zealand

Registrations for the 2023 Deloitte and Chapman Tripp Election Conference, hosted by BusinessNZ, are now available. Widely regarded as the most anticipated event in election year, the conference on Tuesday 5 September at Wellington’s Te Papa allows ... More >>

The ANZLF Calls For Modernisation Of 40-year-old Australia-New Zealand Trade Agreement

Monday, 10 July 2023, 1:09 pm | Business New Zealand

In a milestone year marking the 40th anniversary of the Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement (CER), the Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum (ANZLF) calls for the removal of barriers to the movement of people and goods, and ... More >>

NZ Economy: Rocky Road

Monday, 26 June 2023, 10:39 am | Business New Zealand

The latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast shows middling growth for New Zealand’s economy between now and 2025, with a mix of positive and negative indicators. BusinessNZ Director of Advocacy Catherine Beard says New Zealand’s economy is facing similar ... More >>

Business Views For 2023 Election

Thursday, 22 June 2023, 10:50 am | Business New Zealand

Businesses are ambitious for New Zealand’s success and want a better policies to help achieve it, BusinessNZ says. BusinessNZ has ‘taken the pulse’ of the business community and published Election Priorities for a better future - the thoughts ... More >>

Cogo Crowned Wellington Exporter Of The Year

Friday, 9 June 2023, 8:23 am | Business New Zealand

Carbon Management Solutions provider Cogo has taken home the supreme award at this year’s 2023 ExportNZ ASB Wellington Export Awards. Cogo, with over 10 years’ experience, is trusted by major banks across the world and was set apart by their ... More >>

Kiwi Leader Tackles Global Energy Issues

Thursday, 23 March 2023, 2:02 pm | Business New Zealand

The BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) and Young Energy Professionals Network congratulates New Zealand’s newest member of the global Future Energy Leaders Programme (FEL). Vector Limited’s Public Policy Group Manager Robyn Holdaway joins professionals ... More >>

BusinessNZ Welcomes Additions To The Green List

Monday, 12 December 2022, 4:37 pm | Business New Zealand

It is positive to see Government recognise the extreme skill shortages affecting business with changes to immigration settings today, says BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope. "Pushing out accreditation will save an estimated $30 million in ... More >>

Immigration Policies Need Scrutiny

Thursday, 24 November 2022, 12:27 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ has welcomed ACT’s immigration policy released today. BusinessNZ Advocacy Director Catherine Beard says an appropriate level of immigration is critical for NZ’s economy and prosperity, and the business sector will be closely scrutinising ... More >>

No Let-up For Skill Shortages

Thursday, 3 November 2022, 7:09 am | Business New Zealand

Unemployment stats released today show no let-up for skill shortages, says BusinessNZ. Todays’ Household Labour Force data from Stats NZ show extreme skill shortages continuing for employers, BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope said. "With unemployment ... More >>

Wage Pressure Feeds Inflation

Monday, 10 October 2022, 5:08 am | Business New Zealand

Increasing the wage thresholds for international skills and talent is unnecessary and will feed inflation, says BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope. "In the current environment of extreme skill shortages, high inflation, negative net migration ... More >>

NZ Economy: Caution Signs Ahead

Wednesday, 28 September 2022, 11:23 am | Business New Zealand

The latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast reveals a subdued 24 months of economic growth ahead, despite recent improved signs of activity. The forecast for the September 2022 quarter shows there is still plenty of risk both at home and abroad, with inflationary ... More >>

Unemployment Figures: No Relief For Business

Wednesday, 3 August 2022, 12:25 pm | Business New Zealand

While unemployment figures released today show a marginal increase, the reality remains unchanged for businesses struggling to close skill gaps. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope says now is the time to make sure our immigration policy is working ... More >>

Trans-Tasman Leaders Lay Path For Strengthened Partnership Backed With New Initiatives

Friday, 8 July 2022, 6:03 pm | Business New Zealand

The 14th Australia New Zealand Leadership Forum (ANZLF) has concluded in Sydney with strengthened trans-Tasman commitments in multiple fields including the digital economy, supply chain resiliency, innovation and science, tourism, infrastructure, ... More >>

It’s Time To Set The Record Straight On FPAs

Monday, 27 June 2022, 2:30 pm | Business New Zealand

As the Government continues to push through the Fair Pay Agreement legislation, BusinessNZ, ahead of its Select Committee appearance today is cautioning New Zealanders to ensure they understand what FPAs really mean. BusinessNZ CEO Kirk Hope says, "The ... More >>

Next Phase Of Managing Covid For Business

Wednesday, 23 March 2022, 12:13 pm | Business New Zealand

Changes to New Zealand’s Omicron response including gathering limits and dropping vaccine mandates for most workplaces is welcome progress, BusinessNZ says. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Kirk Hope says vaccine mandates have done their job, allowing us ... More >>

EA Review Suggests Wholesale Market Not Broken

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 5:14 pm | Business New Zealand

A first look into the Electricity Authority’s review of the wholesale electricity market suggests the market is not broken, BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) says. While the review poses questions around competition, BEC Executive Director Tina Schirr ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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