Crisis puts company directors in spotlight
As share prices slump and company failures loom, Toby Sharpe, a lawyer specialising in corporate governance, tells Mark Jennings that directors need to be highly aware of their responsibilities.
Catalyst supports Newsroom’s journalism
Catalyst will sponsor Newsroom’s technology news section and says it’s proud to support Newsroom’s journalism
Desire to hear eachother in lockdown spikes
WATCH: Kiwis are talking to to each other again in a way we haven’t done for a long time. Bernard Hickey talks to Vodafone’s chief technology officer Tony Baird about New Zealand’s ‘back to the future moment’.
Beca: a 100 year-old, Kiwi-grown multinational
The largest New Zealand owned and headquartered professional services business, Beca, is about to enter its second century with a global reach and staff in offices from Myanmar to the Pacific Islands. Tim Murphy asked its chair and chief executive the secrets of its success.
How Auckland is planning for climate change
Planners and hazard experts talk to Newsroom’s Eloise Gibson about how climate change will impact Auckland, and how good planning can help the city adapt.
Preparing for the longer-term Covid-19 impact
The Government has so far committed $8.7b dollars to helping employers get through the Covid-19 crisis. But much more money will be required and employers and employees will need to be flexible, employment law specialist, Liz Coats tells Mark Jennings.
Bernard & Jarrod: A new way to fund councils
WATCH: Bernard Hickey talks with Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr about a proposal for a new centralised fund-raising vehicle for councils that would allow them to fund much-needed new infrastructure.
Nesting: a global lockdown trend
Lockdowns will end but they could have a long-term impact on the way we socialise and choose our entertainment options. Nathan Field looks at the industries positioned to prosper in the post Covid-19 world.
Bernard & Jarrod: Could oil prices go negative?
WATCH: Bernard Hickey zooms out with Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr to talk oil prices, commercial rent reductions and about America’s worst factory output slump since World War II.