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Clearer employment standards welcomed

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 5:12 pm | Business New Zealand

The Government will introduce an Employment Standards Bill to Parliament this year to clarify employers’ record-keeping requirements and introduce tougher penalties for breaching them. More >>

January jitters

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 10:50 am | Business New Zealand

The manufacturing sector experienced a drop in the rate of expansion for the first month of 2015, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). More >>

Labour policy back to the future

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 1:11 pm | Business New Zealand

Labour’s employment relations policy released today would bring back a system that delivered counterproductive workplace relations in the past, BusinessNZ says. More >>

Regional growth requires better regulation

Tuesday, 22 July 2014, 4:05 pm | Business New Zealand

Regional growth requires better regulation BusinessNZ has welcomed Labour’s focus on regional prosperity. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says the regions hold great economic potential which could be unlocked with the right policies. He ... More >>

Single business number useful for all business

Thursday, 17 July 2014, 12:11 pm | Business New Zealand

Single business number useful for all business Extending the single business number to all businesses, not just registered companies, is a better fit for New Zealand business, says ManufacturingNZ. The single business number (SBN) system provides ... More >>

Business supportive of innovation, sustainability

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 2:34 pm | Business New Zealand

Business supports enhanced innovation and a focus on sustainability, says BusinessNZ. Commenting on Green Party policy released today, BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly said innovation and sustainability were needed in every sector of the ... More >>

Quality regulation would make business more competitive

Wednesday, 16 July 2014, 2:07 pm | Business New Zealand

Recommendations to improve the quality of regulation are important and should be heeded, says BusinessNZ. More >>

Holding the line

Monday, 14 July 2014, 10:52 am | Business New Zealand

The services sector showed improved expansion levels in June, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI). More >>

Spending restraint welcome but higher tax not

Wednesday, 25 June 2014, 2:10 pm | Business New Zealand

Labour’s signals of more discipline in spending are welcome, but its higher tax proposals are concerning, says BusinessNZ More >>

Catch 22 for new industry?

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 9:22 am | Business New Zealand

The Environmental Protection Authority has turned down an application by Trans-Tasman Resources Ltd to start a new industry in the Exclusive Economic Zone off the coast of Taranaki. More >>

ACC – lower levies welcome but more transparency required

Tuesday, 17 June 2014, 2:40 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ has welcomed the ACC 2015/16 levy proposals which show that the Work, Earners, and Motor Vehicle Accounts are now fully funded, and that significant premium reductions are possible for next year. More >>

Parties must stand up and be counted on RMA

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 12:31 pm | Business New Zealand

Parties must stand up and be counted on RMA In the election campaign period all political parties should be clear about what they would do about the Resource Management Act, says BusinessNZ. The Government has shelved its reform plans for the RMA as it cannot ... More >>

Top service

Monday, 19 May 2014, 11:03 am | Business New Zealand

Top service Activity in the services sector continued its upwards momentum during April, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI) . The PSI for April was 58.9 . This was up 0.4 points from March, and the highest level ... More >>

Autumn tinge

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 10:47 am | Business New Zealand

Autumn tinge Despite a dip, New Zealand’s manufacturing sector remains in solid expansion, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). The seasonally adjusted PMI for April was 55.2 (a PMI reading above ... More >>

Marching onwards

Thursday, 10 April 2014, 11:45 am | Business New Zealand

Activity in New Zealand’s manufacturing sector continued to march onwards, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI). The seasonally adjusted PMI for March was 58.4 (a PMI reading above 50.0 indicates that manufacturing ... More >>

New Report: No overall economic benefits to NZ Power

Friday, 28 February 2014, 2:36 pm | Business New Zealand

An analysis of the NZ Power proposal finds it would not bring enough economic benefit to be worth pursuing. More >>

Risk to NZ businesses from controversial use of privilege

Thursday, 20 February 2014, 3:22 pm | Business New Zealand

BusinessNZ is expressing concern at the implications for all business as a result of continued allegations against Countdown supermarkets made in Parliament by Labour MP Shane Jones. More >>

APEC to be pressed to accelerate economic intergration

Friday, 14 February 2014, 3:59 pm | Business New Zealand

Asia Pacific Business Leaders to Press APEC Leaders to Accelerate Regional Economic Integration Auckland, 14 February 2014 – Achieving the Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP) and strengthening connectivity and infrastructure development will ... More >>

APEC to be pressed to accelerate economic intergration

Friday, 14 February 2014, 3:47 pm | Business New Zealand

Asia Pacific Business Leaders to Press APEC Leaders to Accelerate Regional Economic Integration Auckland, 14 February 2014 – Achieving the Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP) and strengthening connectivity and infrastructure development will ... More >>

Slow slide down rankings requires urgent action

Wednesday, 4 December 2013, 10:53 am | Business New Zealand

The business community will want urgent, focused action to ensure better education performance, says BusinessNZ. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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