Business & Society

Local government requires wider review

Local government requires wider review

The Local Government Funding Review discussion paper released today is useful and should spark discussion on wider issues including the proper role and limits of local government, says BusinessNZ

Local government requires wider review

End of year top up – PSI

The services sector ended on a solid note in 2014, with expansion improving during December, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for December at 56.5.

Local government requires wider review

Solid ground – PSI

Expansion in the services sector eased during November, although still remains at solid levels, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for November at 54.8.

Local government requires wider review

Consistent service – PSI

The services sector remained at consistent and healthy levels of expansion during October, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for October at 57.8.

Local government requires wider review

NZ good for business

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.

Local government requires wider review

Moving on up – PSI

The services sector showed increased expansion during September, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for September at 58.0.

Local government requires wider review

Business supports focus on child poverty

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.

Local government requires wider review

On the job – PSI

The services sector continues to show solid expansion, with employment showing a sizeable lift, with a seasonally adjusted PSI for August at 57.9.