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The world is ever-changing.

Keep up-to-date with the latest business news, industry developments, successes, submissions and media releases.

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Smoking Legislation Repeal by NZ's Coalition Government in 2024

It is widely known that the new Coalition Government of National, NZ First, and the Act Party agreed to repeal New Zealand’s hallmark smokefree legislation.  The question for businesses to understand, is, how will this repeal impact on businesses?

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November 2023 Quarterly Southern Business Survey

The latest findings from the Quarterly Southern Business Survey are in.

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SOREC- STEM Sessions with Leonardo Helicopters

It was great to reunite with Leonardo Helicopters to deliver another nine (4 Dunedin, 3 Invercargill, Cromwell, and Queenstown) two-hour STEM sessions across eight schools in Southland and Otago.

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Grand Business South Awards 2023- Recap

The Grand Business South Awards 2023 went off with a bang on Friday November 17th. Promising to be an an electrifying celebration of business innovation, resilience, and brilliance, it did not disappoint! 

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3 Steps To Developing a Business Continuity Plan

A 2020 survey found that 51% of companies across the globe don’t have a business continuity plan, demonstrating just how vulnerable a large percentage of businesses are.  (Source: Economic Times)

A Business Continuity Plan is a proven method for businesses to recover from disaster by outlining the critical steps and systems needed to maintain business continuity.

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Noel Leeming & Warehouse Stationary Friends and Family Sale

Noel Leeming and Warehouse Stationery's Friends and Family event is back and will run from the 30th October - 12th November 2023!

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Annual Report 2023

It is with great pleasure that we present our Annual Report 2023.  As our first full 12-month cycle as Business South, there is much to reflect on and we are very proud of our achievements to date. 

Read on for the full report. 

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Call for Nominations: Business South Board 2023

Nominations are now open for two places on the Board of Business South Incorporated.

There are two places available. Nominations close 5:00pm on Wednesday, 25 October 2023

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Spring '23: Regional HR Update

Welcome to our Spring HR update with LoganHR. Read on to learn the top 5 HR issues we are seeing in the region at the moment.

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Central Otago Golf Tournament 2023

Despite the wild weather conditions, our Central Otago Golf Tournament 2023 went ahead and a great time was had by all. Thank you for the teams who braved the elements to raise funds for the Young Enterprise Scheme! 

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September Quarterly Southern Business Survey Results

The latest findings from the Quarterly Southern Business Survey are in.

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Business Health Check Launches

Today we're excited to launch our newest service offering: the Business Health Check - Te oranga ō tō pakihi.