The appearance of business leader and former Olympic Games swimmer Mark Weldon at the culmination of Wairoa Business Week was a symbolic coup for organisers hoping to spark an economic revolution for Northern Hawke's Bay.
Lots of people volunteer their time to be on boards, whether it's serving a community organisation or running a company.
A boatbuilding business started in Pandora just six years ago has won New Zealand's top boat show award, the second time in a row that the award has come to Napier.
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KiwiRail has started random drug and alcohol testing for employees after a worker who failed to check his co-workers were off the track before a passenger train passed by and nearly hit them was found to be a regular cannabis user. The agency introduced random testing last month, in addition to developing a new learning management system and safety initiatives as a recommended by a report into the incident north of Wellington. "Our safety record regarding harm to our people has improved since this incident as a result of the implementation of further safety initiatives across the business,''…
Looking for a new secret weapon for your small business? Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software could be the answer. It helps you: Win new clients or contracts Understand your customer Retain customers by giving them a better experience Decrease duplication and costly customer management. Imagine if every... More
Your phone has been for a swim. Your business contact information or vital sketches were on it and now it refuses to start. Owners carry their business lives around on their mobile phones and tablets. If the phone was lost or broken it would be at the very least a huge nuisance. At worst important business data could be lost. When it... More
Small businesses sometimes pay hundreds of dollars a month more than necessary for their telephony - thanks to inertia. Many have a mish-mash of telephony services. It's not uncommon for small businesses to cut costs significantly following a telecommunications health check, says Kelly Blomfield, business account manager at Telecom Hub... More
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In your greater efforts to save money and not be quite so frivolous in the coming weeks you might start to begrudge the fact that you don't...