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The budget offers nothing for NZ’s forgotten majority

Friday, 26 May 2017, 2:05 pm | Small Business Voice

Yesterday, Steven Joyce released his first budget. Commentators have dubbed it a convenient “lolly scramble” leading up to September’s election. Max Whitehead, Chief Operating Office for Small Business Voice, has an alternative view. More >>

Why does the CTU think one shoe fits all?

Monday, 24 April 2017, 10:25 am | Small Business Voice

Yesterday, the CTU publicly called for a return to centralised wage bargaining. Max Whitehead, CEO of Small Business Voice, says they have made their motivation for pushing for pay equity clear: The CTU thinks one shoe fits all employees (press ... More >>

90-day trial causes headaches for small business

Monday, 29 August 2016, 1:14 pm | Small Business Voice

A recent Treasury report showed the 90-day Trial Period has failed to create more jobs. Instead, it has caused more problems for small business people, say Max Whitehead, CEO of the Small Business Voice. “The government and Business NZ promised that ... More >>

The 90-day rule: A small benefit to employers or unemployed

Friday, 15 July 2016, 1:58 pm | Small Business Voice

New Zealand Treasury-commissioned research found that the 90-day trial period has had little effect on business’ hiring behaviour. The CEO of Small Business Voice, Max Whitehead, says the law is “fundamentally flawed.” More >>

New Law Salaried Staff Have To Now Clock In

Friday, 29 April 2016, 4:07 pm | Small Business Voice

New employment law introduced a few weeks ago has imposed more hardship on the workplace says Max Whitehead CEO of the Small Business Voice. More >>

Provisional tax changes welcomed by small business

Thursday, 14 April 2016, 9:16 am | Small Business Voice

Today, Prime Minister John Key announced changes to how provisional tax can be paid by small businesses. Max Whitehead, CEO of Small Business Voice, is delighted by the news. More >>

Rate Payers will carry the Can for Sky Path

Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 5:06 pm | Small Business Voice

Last week, Auckland Council struggled to justify at 10% increase in rates. This week it is committing 10s of millions of dollars to underwrite a new toy: the cycle path across the harbour bridge. More >>

Living wage will devastate many small business

Wednesday, 25 February 2015, 9:33 am | Small Business Voice

“It will be devastating for many small New Zealand businesses if living wage campaigners get there way,” says Max Whitehead, CEO of Small Business Voice. More >>

Small Business Encouraged by Labour’s proposed support

Wednesday, 28 January 2015, 5:18 pm | Small Business Voice

This morning in his state of the nation speech, Labour Leader, Andrew Little, promised to provide more support for small businesses. His comments have been praised by small business advocacy group Small Business Voice (SBV). More >>

Small Business Political Party Proposed for Next Election

Wednesday, 10 September 2014, 2:21 pm | Small Business Voice

At last Friday’s Small Business Summit, MPs were told that small business is sick of been ignored by politicians. More >>

Small Business Summit is likely to be a bruiser

Wednesday, 18 September 2013, 3:46 pm | Small Business Voice

The organisers of this Friday’s Small Business Summit make no secret of the fact that they want answers from the politicians who will be attending. More >>

Rest Home Caregivers claim case

Friday, 6 September 2013, 4:31 pm | Small Business Voice

The Employment Court is currently deciding whether employees at Riverleigh Rest Home in Lower Hutt are paid less because they are women. More >>

Living Wage will devastate many Small Business

Wednesday, 4 September 2013, 10:18 am | Small Business Voice

“Labour’s primary candidates’ introduction of the living wage will cause economic disaster for working New Zealanders,” says Max Whitehead, CEO of the Small Business Voice. More >>




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