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Job Security Boosts Productivity And Performance

Organisations Can Improve Their Productivity And Performance Simply By Providing Employees With Reassurance About Job Security.  Yet almost 30% of employees say they are not receiving this reassurance.

Denarau Land Up For Mortgagee Sale

18 AUGUST 2009 - A substantial land holding adjacent to Denarau Island, known as Denarau Land South, Fiji, is being offered for sale by international mortgagee tender.

GST Hike Good For Banks But Bad For Their Customers And Staff

GST Hike Good For Banks But Bad For Their Customers And Staff

A proposal to increase GST to 15% to fund cuts to the personal and company tax rates would transfer wealth from customers and staff to the banks themselves says the bank workers union Finsec.

Another Success For New Zealand's Leading Kitchen Designer In Australia

Another Success For New Zealand's Leading Kitchen Designer In Australia

18 August 2009 - Mal Corboy, New Zealand's most celebrated kitchen designer has scored another first, this time making the final selection at the national Australian Kitchen & Bathroom Designer's Institute Awards - the first time a New Zealander has made it to the final round of these awards.

Interest In Sections Up, Helped By Shortage Of Houses For Sale

Interest In Sections Up, Helped By Shortage Of Houses For Sale

18 AUGUST 2009 - There has been a notable increase in interest in residential sections in recent months, in part because of the shortage of houses for sale, according to Harcourts New Zealand CEO Bryan Thomson.

NZ Payroll Community Can Finally Have their Say

Source: Media Release

A new website has just been launched which is aimed solely at the New Zealand Payroll Community.

The site has been put together by Justin Ryan who felt 'it was about time those of us involved in payroll had a place to discuss payroll related issues, good or bad'.

AA Calls For A Decade Of Road Safety Action

AA Calls For A Decade Of Road Safety Action

18 AUGUST 2009 - The Automobile Association has called for a decade of road safety action and urged the Government to commit to investing the money it collects from traffic fines on improving road safety.

CRT Farm Supplies Company Undermines Meat Industry Value Chain

It is astonishing that Christchurch-based farmer-owned co-operative, CRT Limited, is entering the "clip the ticket" business of livestock trading with the purchase of Alpine Livestock and a stated strategy of having livestock agents throughout the South Island, says Keith Cooper, Chief

Service Sector Out Of Decline For First Time In 16 Months

Service Sector Out Of Decline For First Time In 16 Months

The service sector showed its first sign of expansion (albeit at a very modest level) for the first time since March 2008, according to the BNZ Capital - Business NZ Performance of Services Index (PSI).