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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's Business articles  Business
    Govt drops 90-day trial for big businesses
    NZSE40 - Past 30 Days
     25 January 2018
    The government will introduce legislation to get rid of 90-day work trial periods for large businesses - NZ First opposed scrapping them for all employers.
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    NZ inflation weaker than expected
    25 Jan: Fourth-quarter inflation was lower than expected as higher fuel prices were offset by a slide in food prices.... more
    Oceania's 1H profit nearly doubles
    25 Jan: Oceania Healthcare's first-half profit has nearly doubled on the back of its investment properties becoming more valuable and selling more retirement units.... more
    Ratepayer subsidised air route cancelled
    25 Jan: The much-touted Wellington to Canberra air route has been cancelled by Singapore Airlines with rate-payers to continue subsidising the new route to Melbourne.... more
    Trustpower to probe ditching rebates
    25 Jan: Trustpower is investigating a proposal by a cornerstone shareholder to ditch customer rebates in favour of funding community projects.... more
    NZ shares mixed as trading picks up
    24 Jan: New Zealand shares were mixed on Wednesday as trading picked up, with A2 Milk and Mercury Energy gaining while Metro Performance Glass fell.... more
    Women lawyers now outnumber men
    24 Jan: Female lawyers now outnumber the amount of male lawyers in the country, according to the New Zealand Law Society.... more
    TPP 'fairer for NZ': Parker
    24 Jan: Trade Minister David Parker says the new TPP trade deal is fairer for NZ after changes meant five conditions were satisfied.... more
    Volpara posts record sales in Dec quarter
    24 Jan: Volpara Health Technologies has reported record quarterly sales in Q3 and is still on track to exceed its annual recurring revenue growth target for the year.... more
    Mercury tips more earnings from wet spell
    24 Jan: Power company Mercury NZ says a spell of wet summer weather may earn it an extra $15m in electricity generation - its second earnings upgrade.... more

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