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Rule change provides relief for SI construction sector

Wednesday, 8 September 2021, 1:39 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Yesterday’s Government announcement regarding a rule change that should enable the release of critical building materials stuck in Auckland provides relief for building and construction businesses in the South Island, says Canterbury Employers’ ... More >>

Targeted support needed for struggling sectors

Monday, 30 August 2021, 4:25 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson says ongoing targeted support for those sectors unable to operate at Alert Level 3 or restricted to operating at a reduced capacity will be important given the ongoing impact these ... More >>

Lockdown extension "disappointing" - Canterbury Chamber

Friday, 27 August 2021, 3:28 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson says this afternoon’s announcement regarding the extension of Alert Level 4 to 11:59pm on Tuesday 31 August is disappointing, however it is good to get confirmation that from ... More >>

Canterbury Business Awards Back On Calendar

Monday, 14 June 2021, 10:04 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Westpac NZ and the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce have today launched the 2021 Westpac Business Champion Awards programme, celebrating the local businesses that make Waitaha Canterbury one of the leading regions for business growth. In 2020, ... More >>

Business "Largely Overlooked" In Budget - Canterbury Chamber

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 3:43 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) Chief Executive Leeann Watson says today’s Budget 2021 announcement has largely overlooked the role of business in the country’s economic recovery. Finance Minister Grant Robertson outlined ... More >>

FPAs Have No Place In Modern Workplace - Canterbury Chamber

Friday, 7 May 2021, 1:15 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) Chief Executive Leeann Watson says there is no place for Fair Pay Agreements (FPAs) in the modern workplace, following today’s announcement detailing the introduction of FPAs and a plan to ... More >>

Digital Boost Initiative Important To Support Small Business Sector

Monday, 21 December 2020, 10:57 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s launch of the first initiative of the Government-funded Digital Boost programme will significantly benefit small businesses across the economy, says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. The skills training ... More >>

New Funding Recognises Rural Sector’s Strong Focus On Sustainability

Friday, 20 November 2020, 11:29 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Government’s investment of more than $6 million into farmer-led projects to improve water health in Canterbury and Otago reinforces the important sustainability work already undertaken by the rural sector says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber ... More >>

Chamber Accelerates Transformation, Supported By New Board

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 6:02 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

A new Board has been announced for the Canterbury Employers' Chamber of Commerce, to support the organisation’s ambitious transformation programme, accelerated by the rapidly-evolving COVID-19 operating environment. Chief Executive Leeann Watson ... More >>

Canterbury Chamber Outlines Business Wishlist Ahead Of General Election

Monday, 14 September 2020, 7:18 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce has released a pre-election report that represents a Waitaha Canterbury business perspective in the lead-up to the 2020 General Election in Aotearoa New Zealand on what businesses want from the new Government. ... More >>

Immigration Changes "a Great Boost" To Local Businesses

Thursday, 10 September 2020, 12:23 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson says businesses in Waitaha Canterbury will welcome the news that valued workers that have been stuck offshore will now have the opportunity to return to Aotearoa New Zealand. The announcement ... More >>

Extended Support Provides "welcome Relief" For Many Canterbury Businesses

Monday, 17 August 2020, 4:00 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s announcement regarding a new wage subsidy scheme and a simplified leave scheme have been welcomed by Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. Minister of Finance Hon Grant Robertson today announced a new wage ... More >>

RBP Funding Extension Will Make A "critical Difference" To Canterbury Economy

Tuesday, 14 July 2020, 1:18 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s announcement of a $40 million funding extension for the Regional Business Partner (RBP) Network has been welcomed by Regional Partner, the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce. Minister for Small Business Hon Stuart Nash and Minister for ... More >>

$300 Million A "shot In The Arm" For Canterbury Region

Wednesday, 1 July 2020, 4:37 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s announcement that $300 million of the $3 billion infrastructure fund in the COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund will be allocated to Canterbury projects has been welcomed by Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive ... More >>

Move To Alert Level 1 ‘a Relief’ For Canterbury Businesses

Monday, 8 June 2020, 3:30 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s announcement that we will move to Alert Level 1 tonight has been welcomed by the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce, with Chief Executive Leeann Watson saying the move is key in enabling Canterbury businesses to begin a return to full ... More >>

Extended Support Announcement Welcomed

Friday, 5 June 2020, 2:17 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s announcement by Minister for Small Business Hon Stuart Nash regarding an extension of support for businesses that continue to be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic been welcomed by Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive ... More >>

Canterbury Survey Shows Importance Of Subsidy 'lifeline'

Wednesday, 3 June 2020, 8:24 am | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

A recent ‘Pulse Check’ survey of Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) member organisations shows just how critical the wage subsidy has been, ahead of many wage subsidy payments coming to a close on 12 June. The survey was ... More >>

Ongoing Support For Business Recovery And Reposition Welcomed

Thursday, 14 May 2020, 4:01 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Today’s Budget announcement by Minister of Finance Hon Grant Robertson will help Canterbury "recover, respond and reposition", says Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive Leeann Watson. Budget 2020, entitled, Rebuilding ... More >>

Additional Air Freight A Relief For Local Businesses

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 7:02 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

The announcement today that Air New Zealand will fly its 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft between Christchurch and Auckland three times a week to help transport cargo from the South Island to the rest of the world has been welcomed by Canterbury Employers’ ... More >>

Survey Shows Impact Of Covid And AL3 On Local Businesses

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 4:02 pm | Canterbury Employers' Chamber Of Commerce

Over 63 per cent of respondents to a recent survey of Canterbury businesses are reporting significant financial impacts from COVID-19. Over 21 per cent are citing moderate impact, with over 7 per cent citing minor impact. The data was gathered ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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