Post-pandemic property
Jun17

Post-pandemic property

  Where does the housing market go from here? The latest QV House Price Index data for March provides us with a view of the housing market as New Zealand headed into lockdown on 25th March. But what it doesn’t tell us is what happens beyond the proverbial brick wall that the COVID-19 lockdown created. The data shows the property market was continuing to perform strongly throughout early-mid March, with all 16 of the major cities...

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Rushing into trouble
Jun17

Rushing into trouble

Companies need to make the right decisions – not rash ones As the country heads back to work in what can only be describes as uncertain times, an employment law and HR expert is urging companies not to make rash decisions when faced with the intense pressure of restructuring and redundancies. MyHR CEO Jason Ennor says it is a critical time and the decisions businesses make now could be the difference between success or failure. “It is...

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Hitting home
Jun17

Hitting home

  Survey reveals the impact of lockdowns on local businesses More than 63 percent of respondents to a recent survey of Canterbury businesses are reporting significant financial impacts from COVID-19. Over 21 percent cited moderate impact, and over seven percent cited minor impact. The data was gathered as part of a survey distributed to local businesses in early May, during Alert Level 3, by The Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of...

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