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The economy – mostly sunny despite cloudy periods

  • 31 May 2016
  • Media Release

Summing up the NZ economy in one phrase is difficult but the weather analogy, “mostly sunny despite cloudy periods”, aptly describes the current environment.

ETS changes expected - now the real work begins

  • 26 May 2016
  • Media Release

ETS changes announced in 2016 Budget

energy & infrastructure, environment, sustainable business

Budget prudent and balanced

  • 26 May 2016
  • Media Release

Budget 2016 is prudent, balanced

economy & tax

Positive Stance

  • 11 May 2016
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s services sector experienced increased levels of expansion in April according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).

business & society, economy & tax

On the up – PMI

  • 10 May 2016
  • Media Release

New Zealand's manufacturing sector experienced a lift in expansion for April, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index (PMI).

economy & tax, manufacturing

RMA changes may not fix deeper problems

  • 6 May 2016
  • Media Release

Changes proposed for the Resource Management Act are positive but may not address the RMA’s deeper problems, says BusinessNZ in its submission on the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill.

Water regime needs complete overhaul

  • 26 Apr 2016
  • Media Release

Water is key to NZ’s economic growth, and business needs certainty over the rights to use it, says BusinessNZ.

Autumn tinge – PMI

  • 14 Apr 2016
  • Media Release

New Zealand's manufacturing sector continued to experience a slower rate of expansion in March, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index

economy & tax, manufacturing

Solid territory – PSI

  • 13 Apr 2016
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s services sector experienced slower levels of expansion in March according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index.

business & society, economy & tax

Tax simplification welcomed

  • 13 Apr 2016
  • Media Release

economy & tax

Foreign Direct Investment of FDI

  • 8 Apr 2016
  • Report

Foreign direct investment is essential for New Zealandbusiness development, according to an NZIER report commissioned by ExportNZ.

Parental leave changes positive

  • 1 Apr 2016
  • Media Release

From April 1st, the Parental Leave and Employment Protection Act also provides for parental leave payment to be made even if the employee resigns their position.

law & legal

Holidays Act can be improved

  • 1 Apr 2016
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ says the Holidays Act can be improved to reduce the confusion around holiday pay.

law & legal

Survey shows resilience key to our energy future

  • 14 Mar 2016
  • Media Release

The newly released World Energy Issues Monitor, the World Energy Council’s annual survey for New Zealand, shows the issues keeping New Zealand energy executives awake at night reflect rapidly changing...

environment

Increased pace – PSI

  • 14 Mar 2016
  • Media Release

New Zealand’s services sector experienced increased levels of expansion in February, according to the BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Services Index.

business & society, economy & tax

February pause – PMI

  • 11 Mar 2016
  • Media Release

New Zealand's manufacturing sector experienced a slower rate of expansion in February, according to the latest BNZ - BusinessNZ Performance of Manufacturing Index.

economy & tax, manufacturing

Urgent review of Holidays Act required

  • 9 Mar 2016
  • Media Release

BusinessNZ and the NZ Payroll Practitioners’ Association are calling for an urgent review of the Holidays Act.