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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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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.

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Homestay Hosts Needed

Study Dunedin is looking for local families who are willing to host an international student in their home and involve them in their family life and the local culture.

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Exports Crucial to NZ Economy: ExportNZ Pre-Election Report Released

ExportNZ’s 2023 pre-election report sets out the state of play for the sector and invites the next government to collaborate further on the challenges facing businesses.

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Abalro Nominated for YES Alumni Awards - Voting Open

Dunedin Young Enterprise Scheme 2021 finals winners, Abalro have been nominated for the Young Enterprise Scheme's Alumni Awards.

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Preens Partner with ECCA to Continue to Reduce Emissions

Preens have been monitoring their carbon footprint for 10 years and has been benchmarking themselves within the Apparelmaster network. After working closely with local company Ahikā Consulting, they have put a carbon reduction plan in place.

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New HR Advisory Service Exclusively Available to Members

Business South have announced their newest Accredited Service Delivery (ASD) partner Logan HR – a local team of professional Human Resource Consultants, who offer a pragmatic and commercial approach to their advice ensuring it is clear, concise and solutions-based.

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Young Enterprise Scheme Student Fuelling Teenagers’ Lifestyles … and Learning

Young Enterprise Scheme (YES) student, Olivia Edmonds is embarking on an exciting entrepreneurial journey as she prepares to take her business to market.

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Applications to Initiate Bargaining for an FPA

Ten applications to initiate bargaining for a Fair Pay agreement have been lodged to date.

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Quarterly Southern Business Survey Results: May 2023

The results for our Quarterly Southern Business Confidence Survey (May 2023) reveal business expectations of the strength of the Southern economy continue to improve, however increased cost pressures, labour market constraints and compliance requirements remain as barriers to growth and productivity for businesses.

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Memorandum of Cooperation with CCOIC Signed

Business South has signed a Memorandum of Cooperation with China Chamber of International Commerce (CCOIC), Qingdao Chamber.