23 Pacific Business Workshops in April and May
Don’t forget to check out our latest free workshops for Pacific businesses during April and May. These will be held online, and in person in Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington and Christchurch. There are a wide range of topics to choose from: Pitching and Storytelling, Business Strategy, Tax and Accounting, Risk Management, Subcontracting Legal Rights, Social Enterprise Strategy to name just a few. Register your spot at pacificbusiness.co.nz/events.
Expressions of Interest are now being called for industry leaders with governance experience to form the newly created Workforce Development Councils
If you are an industry leader with significant governance experience, there is an opportunity to play a part in leading one of six new industry led Workforce Development Councils through the Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE).
WDCs will be an important part of the new unified vocational education system, by ensuring the industry has a stronger voice in making Aotearoa’s workforce fit for today, and for the future, and the skills employers need. Applications for council members are now open and it’s important for Pasifika to be represented on the councils. Learn more here.
Planning to open your business over the Easter or ANZAC holidays?
If you have questions around the public holidays, what they mean for you as a business owner, check out Employment New Zealand who have published an insightful article that lays out the essential rules around your obligations to employees and ability to trade. Learn more here.
Are you prepared for the minimum wage increase?
The minimum wage is increasing on 1 April 2021, from $18.90 to $20.00 per hour. Make sure you are prepared by ensuring your payroll systems and processes are updated. Learn more here.
We wish you and your family a safe, relaxing and happy Easter weekend.
The PBT Team
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