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SMEs will welcome digital platform to cut compliance

Press Release – Business Central – Wellington

Small businesses will welcome a digital platform announced today to streamline the way they interact with government agencies and cut out repetitive paperwork, says Wellington Chamber of Commerce and Business Central. Read more »

RSE scheme boosting employment in the regions

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The latest survey of employers in the Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme has found that almost half (45 per cent) have expanded their business as a result of employing workers from the Pacific. Read more »

Teachers unions to take legal action against Novopay

Article – RNZ

Both of the teachers unions – NZEI and the PPTA – have confirmed they will be taking legal action against Novopay. Read more »

NZEI Te Riu Roa to take legal action over delays in payments

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa will take legal action over the lengthy delay in implementing pay increases for teachers. Novopay announced yesterday that teachers would have to wait until 11 September to see pay increases that they won when they settled their collective … Read more »

Rewarding the people that work hard for safety

Press Release – Site Safe NZ

Applications are now open for entries from businesses and individuals who have done that special something extra when it comes to health and safety. Read more »

Author, economist Max Rashbrooke to discuss growth in Wanaka

Press Release – Link Upper Clutha

Respected Kiwi author, journalist and economist Max Rashbrooke is coming to Wanaka to hold a timely talk about community growing pains and how people can positively influence change. Read more »

The workplace minefield and how to dodge an emoji explosion

Press Release – 2degrees Mobile

17 July 2019 – As New Zealanders celebrate World Emoji Day, it has been revealed how the playful symbols are helping create friendlier workplaces, but not everyone is ready for a thumbs up from their colleagues. New research released today by 2degrees … Read more »

Jasmax Announces Nine New Associate Principals

Press Release – JASMAX

Jasmax has announced nine New Associate Principals. CEO, Sjoerd Post, says the promotions are a testament to the strength and diversity of the senior leadership within the practice. Im very proud of our talented, driven staff, and these promotions … Read more »

Long delay in pay increase for teachers unacceptable

Press Release – NZEI

Teachers will have to wait until 11 September for pay increases won as part of their collective agreement negotiations settled in June, according to an update sent to schools today from Novopay. Read more »

Kindergarten teachers to vote on proposed settlement

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa’s kindergarten teacher members will vote on a proposed settlement to their collective agreement after four days of negotiations with the Ministry of Education and kindergarten employers. Read more »

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