Falling enrolments prompts voluntary redundancy call at Vic Uni
Falling enrolments, particularly in some humanities subjects, has prompted Victoria University of Wellington to invite staff who are “ready to leave” to take voluntary redundancy.
Tax evasion earns couple jail time
Paying employees under the counter, failing to declare cash sales and reporting substantial losses to avoid both company tax and GST has landed a Hastings couple with prison and home detention sentences for tax evasion totalling more than $1 million.
Why your first job is so crucial
We look at why your first job is so important, interest rates, and why wholesale power prices are so high.
NZ employment rate hits highest ever level
New Zealand’s jobless rate unexpectedly tumbled to its lowest level in a decade in the September quarter and the employment rate soared.
Time to put the ‘health’ into Health and Safety
The construction industry has the highest rate of suicide for any sector - but there has been sparse research done into the reasons for that.
‘Free’ stadium ignores economic realities
There’s more to the cost of a waterfront stadium in Auckland than just swapping it for Eden Park.
Screen sector needs special employment framework
New Zealand’s screen sector needs its own employment framework to remain globally competitive, a working group says.
No pay in NZ still better than life overseas
Reporter Teuila Fuatai speaks to migrant worker Lino Viloria about allegations of illegal labour practices and exploitation.