Slack ‘pivotal’ to fast-growing global firm
Peakon is a fast-growing Danish employee relations company with its Asia-Pacific office in Auckland. Luke Amundson, its regional head based here, says lockdown showed how important Slack collaboration tools had become.
Turning tripe into wound-healing ‘crumpet’
How tripe got the markets buzzing and what that can tell us about New Zealand’s investment ecosystem.
Oram: Doing right by the economy and environment
The latest review of the Resource Management Act - and previous work by a collaboration of environmentalists and business groups - give hope for a profound change in planning in the next few years
National aims to foster post-Covid business
Judith Collins unveils a proposed election policy to encourage Kiwis to start up new businesses
Are your PPE gloves made using forced labour?
NZ is importing disposable gloves from a Malaysian company banned in the US because of alleged slave-like working conditions. Nikki Mandow reports.
Tomorrow’s office is already here
During lockdown, going to the office was suddenly no longer an option. Some businesses were better placed, having already adopted a collaboration platform, Slack, that’s become their virtual office, writes Peter Bale
Smelter waste talks sour
Talks with the country’s aluminium smelter over historic toxic waste have broken down
Slow progress on EU trade talks
Bright hopes for a swift FTA continue to recede, with trade officials urging patience.