Johny O’Donnell from ShiftOn presented the Chamber’s Business Building Block workshop on Digital Marketing in 2017. Here’s some of his key messages; still relevant today:
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Saveawatt procures real cost savings on gas and electricity and that’s positive for the business community. There are already businesses in Nelson Tasman benefiting from this service. Continue reading Energy Savings
Putting time into planning for emergencies makes good business sense — it helps keep staff safe and minimises downtime. It’s also a legal responsibility.
Being prepared for an emergency or disaster can:
· save lives and prevent harm
· help businesses to continue trading through hardship
· give staff and owners confidence
· protect equipment and premises
· quickly get businesses running again.
No one expects you to be able to plan for every kind of emergency. But depending on your industry, you should have a good idea of risks you face at work.
Cawthron Foundation and Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) have launched a new scholarship for Māori undergraduate students wanting to pursue a career in science. The scholarship, ‘Te Pītau Whakarei Karahipi’, is valued at $5,500.
If your assets are in a trust they might not be as safe from creditors or relationship break-ups as you might think. Pitt & Moore Associate Andrea Halloran explains; Continue reading Can a trust protect your assets?
The earthquakes and their on-going impact are a timely reminder that every business needs to carefully think about the type and scope of insurance they need to mitigate risks to their operations. Continue reading Reducing risk with business disruption insurance
There are a number of challenges for employers when dealing with employees and managing those who are medically unfit, and not attending work is one of those challenges. Continue reading Employers: Dealing with Medical Incapacity
‘Tis the season to be jolly, however sometimes ‘tis the season to turn a happy holiday into the nightmare before Christmas. Unwanted romantic attention at the Christmas party can be problematic and can lead to sexual harassment complaints creating a headache worse than a hangover for unsuspecting managers. Continue reading Keeping Christmas Parties Under Control
The strong and growing New Zealand job market provides great opportunities to get more Kiwis into life-long careers, say Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Steven Joyce and Workplace Relations and Safety Minister Michael Woodhouse. Continue reading Strong job market provides more opportunities for jobs and careers