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Wages are rising - but how to ask for that pay increase?
Discussing pay can be a tricky subject for many.
Millennials v Gen Z: Who's feeling the financial pinch more?
But both generations are feeling worse off than their global counterparts.
Flexibility or four-day week? What Kiwi workers want
Research reveals how Kiwis prefer to work, and their concerns over a four-day work week.
Food price surge: Fruit and vege costs spike by whopping 10 per cent
Big rise in food prices means higher inflation and more interest rate hikes are likely.
'Crazy': The Great Resignation 'tidal wave' hits NZ - what it means for workers
Increased staff turnover is driving workplace change.
Cost of living: Kiwis forced to delay health appointments
Kiwis forced to put off health appointments because they can't afford them.
Consumer spending sluggish as Kiwis' confidence falters
Spending at core retail merchants in May barely topped the same period last year.
Petrol prices marching up: Unleaded 91 back over $3 per litre
Unleaded 91 petrol has been spotted at $3.09 per litre in Auckland and Wellington.
Ovato's partial closure a 'perfect storm' to hit magazine industry
Supply chain challenges and reduction in the consumption of print have hit the industry.
Bank of Mum and Dad: One million Kiwi parents subsidising adult children
The 'Bank of Mum and Dad' is covering everything from basic living costs to holidays.
Inflation Nation: Why some power bills are set to increase
Two electricity companies say they are passing on costs to consumers.
Lawyer: Bosses can 'require' staff to return to work after mandate change
Employers will also need to be reasonable to allow a period of time to adjust.
Chief execs need to reimagine businesses in face of Covid
How the pandemic has affected the way CEOs operate, and what it means going forward.
Pacific Edge raises over $100m in oversubscribed offering
Pacific Edge will use the new capital to accelerate its growth strategy.
Budget 2021: Businesses' wish list as outlook gets gloomier
Poll reveals business concerns ahead of Budget.
Lender offering home loans on 5% deposit, but there's a catch
Squirrel is launching a new product aimed at helping Kiwis get on the property ladder.
Restaurant Association hits out at wage subsidy criteria
Government out of touch with the sector, says Restaurant Association boss.
He paid $3500 for a Smart TV. But this still wasn't enough to stream the RWC
Simon McFadden wants Spark to refund the TV he bought believing he could watch the RWC.
Kiwi workers with flexible hours more satisfied in work-life balance
Survey reveals Kiwis' flexible working arrangements.
Netflix warning: Check statements says double-charged customer
Auckland Netflix customer warns of rogue payments.
Paper mill feels squeeze of trebling power bill, fears worse to come
Already feeling the squeeze, Norske Skog questions the timing of a Transpower outage.
Report calls for socially conscious shift in investing
New report on impact investment says NZ can attract global interest to solve local issues.
Kiwi exporters largely upbeat but challenges ahead
Kiwi exporters are optimistic about the year ahead despite international uncertainty.
Cyber-bullies get insurance cover, eligible for $5000 payout
Cyber-bullying victims and those affected around them could claim up to $5000 a year.
Toyota buyer stung with $2228 bill for two new keys
Auckland woman stuck with $2228 bill after car dealer doesn't give her master key.
Want to own a horror theme park? Spookers is up for sale
Spookers Haunted Attraction Theme Park is selling up after 13 years.
'Gen Z will change the way we do business' - PWC Herald Talks
The latest edition of the PWC Herald Talks looks at the impact of Gen Z on the workforce.
Trade union president slams Spark's restructure process
A trade union expert has labelled Spark's restructure process 'very tough'.
Alcohol helps with great ideas ... but don't get drunk
Study argues people are better at creative problem-solving after alcohol.
Online swindle: Four Kiwis fall victim to scams every day
Scam attempts are on the rise and catching out at least four Kiwis every day.