December 2021

A Stitch in Time

Successive New Zealand governments, mindful of the danger of overdependence on Asian and European export markets, have worked with a variety of multilateral forums to deepen trade with Latin America (including the Caribbean). New Zealand is a member of APEC (the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, which includes Chile, Mexico and Peru), is a founding member of …

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The Year of Clarity… at Last – Holidays Act Round-up 2021

2021 has yet again presented many challenges to New Zealanders and New Zealand businesses alike. At the same time, however, there has been good news, in that it has brought long-awaited resolution and clarity to several challenging areas of the Holidays Act 2003. I summarise two key decisions in this respect: Metropolitan Glass and Glazing …

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EMA’s Workplace Wellbeing Survey – in partnership with nib

At nib, your better health is our purpose, and we believe that supporting staff and their wellbeing should be a top priority for businesses. This year, we teamed up with the EMA on our first Workplace Wellbeing Survey to better understand the link between wellbeing, retention, and productivity. Nearly 600 people took part, from leaders …

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Regenerative Leadership

We are working and living in an everchanging and uncertain world, and in many businesses and walks of life we still struggle to achieve true growth and transformation. Many people and organisations feel like it’s a struggle just to get by. This encourages one to question if true transformation can come from the increasingly ineffective …

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Waste Management NZ

Waste Management NZ are at the forefront of sustainably, and are focused on delivering value for customers, the community, and the environment by driving carbon minimisation and the circular economy forward in Aotearoa, New Zealand. They have developed a fleet of electric vehicles and energy producing landfills. In this interview with Evan Maehl, Managing Director …

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