In today's email we detail the latest in the ongoing immigration debate, look into the issue of wage theft, and highlight a one big beneficiary of untaxed capital gains.
In today's email we detail how Labour wants to slash inward migration - but the hospitality industry says it is already feeling the pain from the governments 'tweaks'.
Restaurant and hotel operators in Auckland and Queenstown are warning that 'tweaks' to the rules around temporary work visas are already hampering the tourist industry's efforts to welcome in an extra one million tourists over the next five years.
Annual inflation finally rose back above the 2 percent midpoint of the Reserve Bank's 1-3 percent target band in the March quarter - five and a half years after it was last above the key level.
In today's email we examine Michael Woodhouse's balancing act as he walks the tightrope between taking a "Kiwis first" line and reassuring employers who need migrant workers, and we also detail how 1989 was the year that rule changes triggered a massive inter-generational divide.
Bernard Hickey argues 1989 was the year when New Zealand's housing costs took off and started a massive inter-generational wealth transfer that is showing few signs of being reversed.
In today's email we detail what the pay equity deal might mean for the Budget as well as for aged care workers - and the residents they look after.
Prime Minister Bill English and Health Minister Jonathan Coleman have jointly announced the Government will contribute 91 percent of the $2.048 billion needed to fund pay increases of between 15 to 49 percent for health care workers over the next five years. ACC will contribute the remaining $192 million in the deal agreed with unions to settle the TerraNova pay equity claim, which could see ACC levies increase as a result. A third of aged care residents (those who are unsubsidised and pay for their own care) will see their fees rise around six percent.
In today's email we look into the latest figures on the property markets around the country.
In today's email we look at how it is easy to troll millenials and their smashed avocado in the search for website clicks, but less easy to motivate them to vote.