Articles for category: Business

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AirNZ’s outsourcing move keeps local contact centre staff on their knees – CCNNZ

Air New Zealand’s decision to temporarily outsource some call centre activities to the Philippines because there is a shortage of suitable staff is understandable, but also a self-perpetuating practise because it cheapens the profession-the moment you find a cheaper alternative, the less locals earn, says industry body Customer Contact Network New Zealand (CCNNZ). CCNNZ CEO, ...

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Energy report sparks future vision – BusinessNZ

New Zealand’s energy sector believes in a sustainable energy future, but experts warn the path to carbon zero is narrow, with several challenges still ahead. BusinessNZ Energy Council (BEC) Executive Director Tina Schirr says she is proud to be part of KPMG’s 30 voices on 2030: The future of energy in Aotearoa, a report which ...

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‘Small business sales fall for first time since 2021 Auckland lockdown’

Xero, the global small business platform, today released its Xero Small Business Index for the September 2023 quarter, which showed small business sales fell, while jobs growth remained strong. Sales fell 1.5% year-on-year (y/y) in September 2023, the first monthly decline in sales since September 2021, when Auckland small businesses were under Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. ...

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‘Commission seeks feedback on draft TDL allocation’

The Commerce Commission has today released its draft decision on the allocation of payments for the Government’s $11.25 million Telecommunications Development Levy (TDL) for 2022/2023. The TDL is paid by providers with gross revenues in excess of $10 million in the preceding year from telecommunications services, including internet, mobile, and data services. Under the Telecommunications ...

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SEEK Advertised Salary Index – September 2023

The SEEK Advertised Salary Index (ASI) measures the growth in advertised salaries for jobs posted on SEEK in Australia. The next quarterly SEEK ASI report will be released in November and will contain industry and state trends. NATIONAL ADVERTISED SALARY TRENDS Advertised salaries rose 4.8% in the year to September, the same as in the ...

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‘The most disruptive and sustainable construction meets at TBWC’

Showcasing the most groundbreaking projects to promote innovative and sustainable construction. This is the main goal of Tomorrow.Building World Congress (TBWC), an event organized by Fira de Barcelona featuring leading companies in the transformation of the sector, as well as startups with innovative initiatives. In addition, TBWC also aims to promote debate on the future ...