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Employer Wage Breaches

The spotlight continues to be shone on employment breaches made by New Zealand employers. In April the adult minimum hourly wage was increased to $15.75 for employees aged 16 years or older. Employers who pay staff less than this rate are in breach of the Minimum Wage Act, and can face steep penalties in addition

2017-10-24T11:22:19+00:00 October 24th, 2017|General|

Have A Little Fun At Work

Last week while in the local produce shop, my young daughter pointed at the colourful capsicums and proclaimed, “Look Mum, pepper-cums!” While it wasn’t exactly comedy gold, it did give several of us the giggles - even the burly builder who was waiting behind me had a chuckle. Always drawn to the limelight, my daughter

2017-10-04T10:17:18+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|General|

Central Park Henderson Business: One Voice For The West!

Have you noticed the new logo for Central Park Henderson Business? Following the merger of the two West Auckland-based business associations Central Park Business Association and Henderson Lincoln Business Association, Central Park Henderson Business is now the united voice for local business owners. Creating a new logo was an important step in the merge process. The

2017-10-02T08:56:30+00:00 September 4th, 2017|General|

Update From Our 2016 Study Scholarship Winner

Our 2016 Study Scholarship winner, Reagan Davis from St Dominic’s College, tells us about adjusting to tertiary study after college. Studying at the University of Auckland has been a very interesting experience. At first it was quite overwhelming coming from St Dominic’s College with only 600 girls, to being one of 1000+ new first year

2017-10-02T10:23:16+00:00 August 25th, 2017|General|

The UHY Haines Norton $6,000 Study Scholarship 2017

We are offering one deserving student a NZ$6,000 scholarship towards their undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Business Studies qualification. What is the UHY Haines Norton $6,000 Study Scholarship 2017? The UHY Haines Norton $6,000 Study Scholarship 2017 is a NZ$6,000 grant towards study fees of an undergraduate Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of

2017-08-04T16:32:47+00:00 June 1st, 2017|General|

2017 Budget Commentary

Issued 26th May 2017 The 2017 Budget announced on 25 May 2017 is a balanced budget with a few tax concessions. I.e., changes to the personal marginal tax bandings and increases in the Working for Families entitlements. The budget also makes provision to provide resilience against any future shocks to the economy. The Government reported

2017-06-08T14:58:30+00:00 May 26th, 2017|General|

Update On Henderson – Lincoln – Central Park Business Improvement District

Voting for the proposed Henderson – Lincoln – Central Park Business Association closed at the end of March. Although the level of support was promising, unfortunately the amount of eligible votes returned did not reach the 25% threshold – falling just short at 24%. The Henderson Lincoln Business Association, West Auckland Business Club and Central

2017-05-08T09:40:32+00:00 May 8th, 2017|General|

Henderson – Lincoln – Central Park Business Improvement District

Tim Livingstone explains the benefits a Business Improvement District programme would provide to the businesses and residents in the Henderson – Lincoln – Central Park area. Voting for the proposed Henderson – Lincoln – Central Park Business Association is now underway. The Business Improvement District (BID) programme is a public-private agreement between Auckland Council and

2017-03-10T11:37:59+00:00 March 10th, 2017|General|

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