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  • Employer Bulletin | 30 January 2023

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    Also in today's Bulletin:

    Consumers price index: December 2022 quarter Meg de Ronde appointed Chief Executive of Te Kāhui Tika Tangata Human Rights Commission 2023 Census – It is about all of us Two Employment Relations Authority cases Sixteen Bills open for public submissions.
  • Employer Bulletin | 19 December 2022

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    Also in today's Bulletin:

    Death a reminder to keep an eye on field staff Government welcomes progress on nurses' pay equity One Employer Court case and Four Employment Relations Authority cases 17 Bills open for public submissions.
  • Employer Bulletin | 12 December 2022

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    Following the Commerce Commission's report on the building supplies market, the Government is to take action to increase competition in this sector and reduce costs.

  • Annual Report -2022

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    In a highly uncertain and challenging operating environment, the pandemic impacted all aspects of the business, including Learning and Development, International Trade and Events.

  • Employer Bulletin | 5 December 2022

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    The Government has recently announced a multi-million dollar package to tackle retail crime and reoffending. This includes the provision of a $4000 fog cannon installation subsidy fund for all small shops and dairies in NZ. 

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  • Need to Know: Where have all the staff gone?

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    Real economic impact

    The labour shortage poses a major risk to the economy, particularly in its ability to adapt and respond to broader forces. Wages are rising at 8.8 per cent a year, ahead of record inflation at 7.9 per cent. 

  • Need to Know: Fair Pay Agreement Bill

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    We break down everything you need to know about the new legislation. What are FPAs? Will they affect your sector? What happens if you don’t want to be part of an FPA? How much will it cost? And can you appeal? This is what you Need to Know.

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  • Need to Know: The Emissions Reduction Plan

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    The Rundown

    The government’s draft plan to meet our emission reductions plan by 2035 is out, and it will have a major impact on how we do business.

    Expect changes to how electricity is produced, and how we get around, as the government seeks to reduce carbon emissions.

  • Need to Know: Full Expensing

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    How Does It Work?

    'Full Expensing' lets businesses immediately write off their longer-term capital investments as a business expense, rather than slowly depreciating them over time.

  • Business Confidence Hits Record Lows | Business Confidence Survey

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    Central New Zealand Business Confidence Survey: October 2022 Report

    Download to find out about the latest Business Confidence figures.

  • Need to Know: Three Waters Reforms

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    The Government argues the scale and separate balance sheet will save money, enable borrowing to fund investment, take the financial pressure off councils, build capability and capacity, and make New Zealand’s water usage more sustainable. 

  • Advanced Manufacturing Industry Transformation Plan

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    Business Central strongly endorses the intent of the Advanced Manufacturing Industry Transformation Plan (the ITP).

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