A new resource – the Rapid Mobilisation Playbook – has been created to help fast-track government construction projects, says Carolyn Tremain, MBIE Chief Executive and Functional Leader for Government procurement.
Parliament has voted to pass the Equal Pay Amendment Bill, which lays out a simple and accessible process to raise and consider claims of systemic sex-based pay discrimination in female-dominated workforces.
$10 million has been invested in the Regional Business Partners (RBP) network, enabling small-medium tourism businesses which have been impacted by COVID-19 to seek a wide range of free expert business advice.
The Te Pae Kahurangi Report was commissioned by MBIE to present an independent view of the role that Crown Research Institutes (CRIs) can and should play in meeting New Zealand’s current and future needs.
Applications are now open for the $50 million Māori Trades and Training Fund, a contestable grant-based initiative that was allocated funding as part of the COVID-19 Response and Recovery package in Budget 2020.
The Government is making immediate short-term changes to visa settings to support temporary migrants already onshore in New Zealand and their employers, while also ensuring New Zealanders needing work are prioritised.