Expansion in the services sector eased during November, although still remains at solid levels, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for November at 54.8.
Business & Society
The services sector remained at consistent and healthy levels of expansion during October, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for October at 57.8.
The World Bank’s Doing Business survey of business regulations has again ranked New Zealand 2nd in the world for overall ease of doing business.
Competition in consenting activities should be considered, along with other options, in the coming review of the Resource Management Act, says BusinessNZ.
The services sector showed increased expansion during September, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for September at 58.0.
BusinessNZ congratulates the White Camellia Award winners for empowering women in the workplace.
Forward-looking indicators give cause for optimism in the latest BusinessNZ Planning Forecast.
BusinessNZ has congratulated the Prime Minister for prioritising the issue of child poverty and will support Government efforts to tackle the problem, says BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly.
The services sector continues to show solid expansion, with employment showing a sizeable lift, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for August at 57.9.
BusinessNZ has welcomed the inquiry into land supply to be conducted by the Productivity Commission.
The Deloitte-BusinessNZ survey offers insight into what business thinks are the most crucial issues facing nation.
Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says the Greens’ proposal to raise minimum wages, remove youth rates, require redundancy packages for all workers and remove trial periods would significantly add to the costs and risks of employing.