Articles that may be of interest

June 22nd, 2017

Below are seven articles, from a variety of sources, that may be of interest to you.

Protection for domestic violence victims in the workplace

Two Bills are currently at the select committee stage. The Domestic Violence – Victims’ Protection Bill provides protection for victims of domestic violence by helping victims to stay employed, addressing discrimination stemming from domestic violence in the workplace, and treating domestic violence as a health and safety workplace hazard..
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Otane grown hemp & Garage Project beer
Hawke’s Bay hemp oil features in Garage Project’s latest beer Bhang Thandai. Inspired by a traditional Indian drink spiked with edible cannabis, the Garage Project version uses Kanapu Hemp Seed Oil.
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Lack of systems lead to worker’s death
WorkSafe New Zealand says businesses must actively identify and control risks that could kill or maim their workers.
In the Christchurch District Court, Sullivan Packaging Ltd was fined a total of $52,000 and ordered to pay $20,000 reparations after a worker was trapped unconscious in a machine he was carrying out maintenance on after an unlocked metal plate collapsed on him.
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How to run a company with (almost) no rules (TedTalk)
What if your job didn’t control your life? Brazilian CEO Ricardo Semler practices a radical form of corporate democracy, rethinking everything from board meetings to how workers report their vacation days (they don’t have to).
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Home sewn fashion by Kilt
Growing Napier-based fashion label KILT is completely focused on getting affordable, versatile and Kiwi-made fashion to New Zealand woman – regardless of their location
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Every business owner needs an exit plan
Is your business for sale?
I ask nearly every business owner this critical question when we initially meet. The majority have the same response, “Yes, at the right price!”
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Mission Estate buys Ngatarawa
Mission Estate Winery will acquire Ngatarawa brands as the owners of the Hawke’s Bay winery step away from the business.
The sale is due to be complete by June 30​
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