Our organisation writes in support of BusinessNZ’s submission to the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment. We wholly endorse the comments made in their submission.
We support the government’s objective for the minimum wage review to “keep increasing the minimum wage over time to protect the real incomes of low-paid workers while minimising job losses”. As a prosperous and equitable country, it is good public policy to
Our two organisations write to support the comments made by BusinessNZ in their submission to StatisticsNZ’s consultation document, Surveying Displaced Workers in the Household Labour Force Survey.
As a member of Business NZ, we support their submission from John Carnegie and have picked out some of the key aspects of Business NZ’s positions that are particularly important to our members.
It is clear the current Holidays Act is no longer fit for purpose. Despite its recent passage, the Act has not kept up as labour markets have evolved to provide the rewards and flexibility staff demand.
The Chamber wholly agrees that climate change is an important global issue that we need to address, while we still can.
The Government is proposing a system of 12.5% tax refunds on company investment in R&D for expenditures over $100,000 a year. The system would work in tandem with the R&D grants administered by Callaghan Innovation and would replace the current Callaghan Growth Grants.
To restore the purpose of local government to ‘promote the social, economic, environmental and cultural well-being of communities’; To restore territorial authorities’ power to collect development contributions for
For the purposes of this submission, it is important to note that Wellington region businesses contribute significantly to the city and region’s rate-take.
The Wellington Chamber of Commerce (the Chamber) welcomes the opportunity to make a submission to the Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) on the Long Term Plan 2018-2028 Consultation Document.
Our organisation welcomes the opportunity to submit on the international treaty examination of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The Chambers of Commerce has been the voice of business in the Wellington region for 161 years since 1856 and advocates policies that reflect the interests of the business community, in both the city and region, and the development of the region’s economy as a whole.