July 30, 2014
Labour’s employment relations policy released today would bring back a system that delivered counterproductive workplace relations in the past, BusinessNZ says.Labour’s policy would see a return to more collective bargaining, preference for unions,...
July 30, 2014
BusinessNZ has welcomed the first science in society plan released by the Government.The plan sets a direction for the next 10 years for a more science-capable New Zealand.BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says the plan’s initiatives for the...
July 29, 2014
Business lifts our standard of living and makes the way for a better future, says BusinessNZ.BusinessNZ today published Business - The Beating Heart of New Zealand.The book profiles local companies that are growing jobs, creating profits that are...

Ten questions in ten minutes

June 27, 2014
During more than 20 years in the recruitment industry, Debbie Graham – director of Debbie Graham Associates (DGA) – has successfully navigated her small business through a share market crash and the global financial crisis.
May 6, 2013
After a devastating cyclone ripped through the Tongan island of Vava’u a decade ago, John Ross lent a hand with an aid project which would evolve into a new company, Heilala Vanilla.

blogs

June 17, 2014

Ostro serves up a lesson in how to be big and bustling without compromising quality and finesse. The location alone is reason enough to visit, but it’s the unstinting attention to detail that will impress.

The IT report

June 12, 2013
As a manager, when walking through your office, you probably can’t help but glance at passing computer screens. And when doing this, you probably catch a glimpse of a variety of consumer applications open and running, such as Skype, Google...
January 22, 2013
Kiwi tertiary institutions will need a radical shift in thinking when it comes to training the next generation of software engineers and developers if they are to keep up with the rapidly changing trends of the global market, says an Auckland IT...

competitions

June 30, 2014
Unfortunately, in business, common sense is not always so common!
January 10, 2013
Submissions Close on 1 February 2013Submissions on the proposal to expand the kerbside collections of rubbish and recycling to the Burleigh, west side of Springlands, St Andrews and Dry Hills areas have been arriving steadily at Council, with 30% of...