Kiwibank shuns bad businesses
Kiwibank clients are happy the bank has launched its responsible business banking policy. But could it go further?
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
Businesses at risk offered safe harbour
The Government rushed a bill through last month to help companies at risk of trading insolvently because of Covid-19. Previously directors were liable if they traded recklessly. Bell Gully partner Tim Fitzgerald and senior associate Sarah Leslie explain the changes to Mark Jennings.
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’.
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.
5G: a technology revolution awaits
Checking bathroom queues from your seat in the stadium, timing your car journey to the traffic lights, operating a crane from thousands of miles away - Andrew Patterson looks at what 5G can really do.
Back to the office under Level 3?
Bell Gully partner Liz Coats outlines to Mark Jennings what employers and employees need to consider in potentially returning to the workplace.
Generation Now helping future generations
As the economic crisis hits jobs and young people hard, economist Brad Olsen has a suggestion, in this content partnership article, for how older New Zealanders might help
Big lessons for corporate culture from lockdown
Lockdown taught companies that office environments aren’t always necessary for their staff to do their best work - you just need better tools to stay connected.
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.