For the convenience of email-avoiding subscribers and samplers, here's the email sent earlier on Thursday.
For the convenience of email-avoiding subscribers and samplers, here's the email sent earlier on Tuesday, including the Productivity Commission's big new report on how to make the Government's investment-led approach on social services work, and Bill English's hints about more money for IRD to crack down on property traders.
The Productivity Commission has released its final report into regulatory institutions and practices, recommending a raft of changes to ensure legislation is up to date, not too prescriptive and not storing up disasters such as the leaky buildings crisis or the finance company collapses.
Responding to the Productivity Commission 's recommendation last week of a review of Section 36 of the Commerce Act, the Government has quietly included its plan for a review in the bowels of its second Business Growth Agenda progress report.
The Productivity Commission published its final report into the services sector on Thursday, confirming a range of recommendations around competition policy and information technology use inside and outside of Government. Here's the six main points to take away from the report.