business confidence

Jacinda Ardern Did Not Say Enough at a Recent Business Breakfast.

[After introductory remarks] This morning I want to address the fact that surveys of business opinion suggest that business confidence is not high. This seems to contradict the reports in the same surveys that firms are expecting higher sales, taking on more workers and planning to invest to increase their capacity; that, is they are confident about the prospects for their businesses.

Taxpayers pay to dig dirt on Key; more charges for Urewera accused; business confidence takes a tumble; workers get support from Labour and National; Port Otago to become South Island's biggest; Wellington trick-or-treaters face Vomit Man

Taxpayer money was used to try to dig up dirt on National leader John Key, reports Colin Espiner, political editor of The Press.