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.

Work-life balance — you’ve earned those weekends off!

By RMBA president Darrell Trigg As the pace of life Is ever increasing and the...

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...

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...

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...

Is employing migrant workers about to get more difficult?

Where is the Government going with its latest immigration policy regarding hiring skilled labour from overseas? In my previous article, I spoke about the need...

The risks of vocational education reform. Can we get it right?

By RMBA CEO David Kelly   MBIE forecasts show sustained construction sector growth for the next six years, with between $35 billion to $40 billion dollars...

New employment laws; keeping your business safe

By Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen   On April 1, 2019, a new Act called The Domestic Violence – Victims Protection Act came into force. This...