India and New Zealand must convert paperwork into action

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India and New Zealand must convert paperwork into action

Existing and emerging potential need practical thrust Manoj Ladwa Through India Trade Alliance, New Zealand Auckland, December 16, 2017 India and New Zealand share ties that go back centuries – as former British colonies and as important members of the Commonwealth. But unfortunately, the relationship has not yet achieved the potential that exists for closer cooperation on a range of…

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Revised Skill Shortage List ensures faster work visas

Iain Lees-Galloway Wellington, December 16, 2017 It will be easier for the building industry to find the workers it needs to help address New Zealand’s housing shortfall, with seven building-related occupations being added to the Immediate Skill Shortage List (ISSL). The Government will build 100,000 affordable homes over the next 10 years and the construction industry needs skilled workers to…

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Nine years of neglect blamed for poor public health services

Warren Lindberg Wellington, December 16, 2017 The Public Health Association of New Zealand (PHA) welcomes the Stage 2 Report of the Havelock North drinking water inquiry, but has concerns about some of its recommendations. While criticism of the performance of the Health Ministry may be justified, it was not the only agency at fault. System failure What we have here…

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Employee Surveys rate how good (or bad) you are

Career Development plan keep your staff productive Lucy Wyndham Auckland, December 16, 2017 A large part of engaging in the development of a career is to go through training and provide feedback. For all business owners, receiving feedback from employees plays a significant role in how new hires are trained, making features like company surveys and internal research crucial. After…

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