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Tobacco tax edges out deflation

Were it not for the annual increase in the tax on tobacco the consumers price index would have recorded outright deflation…

Farm buyers wary of dairy payout

The reduced dairy payout and the high Kiwi dollar are being carefully assessed by potential farm buyers, says the Real Estate…

Burger King ditches kids toys

Burger King says it will stop selling toys with its kids meals and will cease advertising to children on television.

Boss's paycut to hike wages

The boss of a technology start-up in Seattle has shocked his employees by raising his company's minimum wage to US$70,000…

Victory for the workers

Unite union members during their protest, against zero hours, outside the McDonald's Restaurant in Manners Street, Wellington. Photo / Mark Mitchell

Who cares about workers' rights? Well, suddenly lots of people do. And it's not just the political left, writes Bryce Edwards…

Sacked worker paid out $9000

A New Plymouth retail store sacked shop assistant Ericia Durning after she took home a car magazine without permission last…