Preliminary and General — and its cost

Preliminary and General. Do you know what this is? I have talked to many builders around the country over many years, who often say...

Building policy reform — a summary of proposed MBIE changes, Part 1

Timothy Bates of Auckland law firm Legal Vision previews some of the proposed amendments to the Building Act 2004.

Are you an ‘Employer of Choice’?

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen explains what makes an “Employer of Choice”.

Business growth requires careful planning

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says by all means grow, and grow large — but plan your growth path carefully.

Building your business — support and resources are readily available

By RMBA president Darrell Trigg   I recently had a session with my business coach and found it to be extremely rewarding. The business coach helps to...

RMBA welcomes the Construction Sector Accord

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly A successful construction sector is vital to ensuring a growing economy and, ultimately,...

Staffing problems — getting the help you need is essential

By Terry Sage, Trades Coaching New Zealand   It’s getting worse, and there’s no shining light at the end of this tunnel — at least not...

Directors’ statutory duties — the Mainzeal High Court decision

By Tim Bates, Legal Vision   In this month’s article I wish to review some of the findings of the recent Mainzeal High Court decision. The decision...

BCITO TV advertising — it’s a miracle!

By Terry Sage, Trades Coaching New Zealand   Who said miracles never happen, or dreams don’t come true? Somebody even said nobody reads my hard thought...

True lies

By Architect Don Bunting   American journalist and commentator Michael Kinsey once said: “There are plenty of facts. The trick is in making them make sense.” A...