Monday, 17 June 2013
Friday, 14 June 2013
Thursday, 13 June 2013
Positive development for regional economy
Minerals exploration permits awarded today are a positive development in growing the regional economy, says BusinessNZ.
Tuesday, 28 May 2013
BusinessNZ's Phil O'Reilly appointed BIAC Chair
BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly has been elected Chair of the Business and Industry Advisory Council (BIAC) to the OECD.
Monday, 20 May 2013
Commission identifies companies liable for $50 million telecommunications levy
The Commerce Commission today released its draft determination of the amounts telcos will pay towards the $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy for 2011/12.
Thursday, 16 May 2013
New order momentum
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
Innovation is vital – Kiwi global stars unite for day of sharing
From the culinary creativity of Annabel Langbein to the innovative genius of Lanzatech’s Dr Sean Simpson, and many more, Kiwis are making it big around the globe.
Monday, 13 May 2013
High value tourism to gain from convention centre
BusinessNZ has welcomed today’s agreement for a new international convention facility in Auckland.
Thursday, 9 May 2013
Cautious optimism in employment data
BusinessNZ has greeted the latest employment survey with cautious optimism.
Thursday, 2 May 2013
Open letter to Labour, Greens: Please withdraw your policy
Wednesday, 1 May 2013
Industrial action harms youth job prospects
Friday, 26 April 2013
Employment law changes welcomed
Friday, 19 April 2013
New Maori and Pasifika student results an encouraging start
The new figures showing a 3.5 percent rise in Pasifika and 2 percent rise in Maori 16 year olds achieving NCEA Level 2 shows we are moving in the right direction, however this is just the beginning, says BusinessNZ.
Thursday, 18 April 2013
Economic vandalism – bureaucrats instead of competitive markets
Labour’s proposal of a centralised buying agency for electricity could only bring electricity prices down through massive taxpayer subsidies, says BusinessNZ.
Monday, 15 April 2013
Thursday, 11 April 2013
Friday, 22 March 2013
NZ economy finely balanced
The BusinessNZ Planning Forecast indicates a finely balanced New Zealand economy, with positive economic data, but with some risks remaining.
Monday, 18 March 2013
Sun shines on service sector
The service sector continued to show a pick-up in expansion, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).
Friday, 15 March 2013
Wednesday, 13 March 2013
Callaghan Innovation a positive change
ExportNZ says Callaghan Innovation, the new Crown Entity that is aiming to increase both public and private investment in research to grow more innovative exports, should ensure it is focused on business needs.
Friday, 8 March 2013
BusinessNZ welcomes moves to make procurement more accessible to Kiwi manufacturers
BusinessNZ and ManufacturingNZ welcome plans by the Government to make it easier for local firms to participate in Government tenders.
Thursday, 7 March 2013
Conservation partnership positive for the environment and the economy
Fonterra’s commitment to invest $20 million over 10 years in a waterways conservation partnership with DOC demonstrates a recognition by business of its dependence and impact on ecosystem services says the Sustainable Business Council.
Wednesday, 27 February 2013
Capital markets report useful but more needs to be done
The Government’s final report under the Business Growth Agenda lists useful undertakings to enable better access to capital, says BusinessNZ.
Monday, 18 February 2013
Service sector starts on positive note for 2013
The service sector showed a pick-up in expansion for the start of 2013, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).
Thursday, 14 February 2013
Wakeup call for NZ business on climate change
Back in black
New Zealand’s manufacturing sector started 2013 with an encouraging result, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).
Monday, 28 January 2013
The service sector continues to see its level of expansion slip lower, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).
Friday, 25 January 2013
New Zealand Apprenticeships right approach
More funding and focus on apprenticeships is the right approach, says BusinessNZ.
Thursday, 24 January 2013
Flat end to manufacturing year
Wednesday, 19 December 2012
Digital learning essential for jobs and the economy
Young New Zealanders must not be left behind in acquiring digital literacy skills, says BusinessNZ.