Employment

13th Jul 20, 2:36pm
Brian Fallow examines the economic priorities outlined so far by the leaders of the two main political parties and finds 'pious waffle berefit of new policy' with rhetoric that is almost identical
Brian Fallow examines the economic priorities outlined so far by the leaders of the two main political parties and finds 'pious waffle berefit of new policy' with rhetoric that is almost identical
13th Jul 20, 2:36pm
9th Jul 20, 11:38am
The Warehouse Group has enjoyed strong trading so far since lockdown but is warning of likely need for asset writedowns and is still not prepared to give any profit guidance for the financial year ending this month
The Warehouse Group has enjoyed strong trading so far since lockdown but is warning of likely need for asset writedowns and is still not prepared to give any profit guidance for the financial year ending this month
9th Jul 20, 11:38am
8th Jul 20, 2:14pm
NZIER economists say we need to build a home-grown workforce that is fit for purpose rather than focusing on short-term objectives that might lead to pressure to bring in migrants quickly
NZIER economists say we need to build a home-grown workforce that is fit for purpose rather than focusing on short-term objectives that might lead to pressure to bring in migrants quickly
8th Jul 20, 2:14pm
8th Jul 20, 12:09pm
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says a planned 1600 rise in numbers of migrant seasonal workers next year won't now go ahead as 'more New Zealanders will be available to do this work'
Immigration Minister Iain Lees-Galloway says a planned 1600 rise in numbers of migrant seasonal workers next year won't now go ahead as 'more New Zealanders will be available to do this work'
8th Jul 20, 12:09pm
7th Jul 20, 3:15pm
Government extends for six months temporary work visas for 16,500 workers due to expire at the end of this year; stand-down period shifted by six months for 600 workers
Government extends for six months temporary work visas for 16,500 workers due to expire at the end of this year; stand-down period shifted by six months for 600 workers
7th Jul 20, 3:15pm
1st Jul 20, 10:47am
The country's largest airport says it will be making a further unspecified number of redundancies, while announcing estimated abnormal losses of potentially in excess of $225 million
The country's largest airport says it will be making a further unspecified number of redundancies, while announcing estimated abnormal losses of potentially in excess of $225 million
1st Jul 20, 10:47am
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
New economic index being published by Treasury shows that activity plummeted 19% in April compared with a year earlier but then bounced back in May
30th Jun 20, 11:48am
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
Statistics New Zealand says there was a 'widespread drop in economic activity' in the March quarter; the fall was bigger than economists' estimates; worse is to come in the June quarter
18th Jun 20, 10:57am
16th Jun 20, 2:50pm
David Hargreaves says relying on the old standbys of running a tight fiscal ship while pumping migrants into the country is no way forward - we need governments with ideas and a real plan
David Hargreaves says relying on the old standbys of running a tight fiscal ship while pumping migrants into the country is no way forward - we need governments with ideas and a real plan
16th Jun 20, 2:50pm
16th Jun 20, 10:27am
ANZ economists see the burden for our economic recovery being put on domestic stimulus and productivity
ANZ economists see the burden for our economic recovery being put on domestic stimulus and productivity
16th Jun 20, 10:27am
16th Jun 20, 9:52am
Brian Fallow casts an eye over policies targeting SMEs that are emerging as a key electoral battle ground
Brian Fallow casts an eye over policies targeting SMEs that are emerging as a key electoral battle ground
16th Jun 20, 9:52am
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
GDP figures out this week for the March quarter will show a fall in economic activity - but this will just be a taste of what is to come in the June quarter
15th Jun 20, 11:11am
12th Jun 20, 10:32am
Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman examines five key industry developments and opportunities that are coming out of the Covid-19 crisis
Kiwibank senior economist Jeremy Couchman examines five key industry developments and opportunities that are coming out of the Covid-19 crisis
12th Jun 20, 10:32am
8th Jun 20, 10:59am
The Warehouse Group has announced plans to close stores and restructure its head office, with over 1000 jobs to go across all its operations
The Warehouse Group has announced plans to close stores and restructure its head office, with over 1000 jobs to go across all its operations
8th Jun 20, 10:59am
5th Jun 20, 1:34pm
Businesses now need to have suffered a smaller revenue decline to be eligible for the extended wage subsidy; Businesses have more time to apply for an interest free IRD loan
Businesses now need to have suffered a smaller revenue decline to be eligible for the extended wage subsidy; Businesses have more time to apply for an interest free IRD loan
5th Jun 20, 1:34pm
4th Jun 20, 9:08am
Peter Dunne says the Government and health authorities know that the public acquiescence achieved during lockdown was a moment in time unlikely to be achievable to the same extent again if future circumstances warrant it
Peter Dunne says the Government and health authorities know that the public acquiescence achieved during lockdown was a moment in time unlikely to be achievable to the same extent again if future circumstances warrant it
4th Jun 20, 9:08am
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29th May 20, 12:36pm
National's first economic policy under Muller's leadership: A $10k cash payment to businesses for every new full-time hire - payment capped at $100k
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National's first economic policy under Muller's leadership: A $10k cash payment to businesses for every new full-time hire - payment capped at $100k
29th May 20, 12:36pm
28th May 20, 8:33am
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far
Peter Dunne says the Government will be worried that soon public concern about the social and economic impact of Covid19 - already sharply on the rise - will overtake support for the approach the Government has taken so far
28th May 20, 8:33am
22nd May 20, 1:09pm
Few new people went on Jobseeker Support last week compared to previous weeks; The number has still increased by 30% or 43,426 people from two months ago
Few new people went on Jobseeker Support last week compared to previous weeks; The number has still increased by 30% or 43,426 people from two months ago
22nd May 20, 1:09pm
20th May 20, 3:39pm
Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
Participants in the Reserve Bank's household expectations survey are forecasting inflation of 3.2% over the next year, while over half of them are worried about losing their jobs
20th May 20, 3:39pm

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