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Creating a high-performing team

ASB & All Blacks Performance Labs support NZ businesses.

Embracing the Māori worldview

The Matariki public holiday, celebrated for the second time on July 14, is a strong reminder to businesses to connect with the Māori world.

Carbon emissions

Kiwi businesses are feeling the pressure to reduce carbon emissions. Read more from ASB's Senior Economist and sustainability expert, Kim Mundy.

Inflation and interest rates could fall

Households will continue to feel the pinch this year - with costs increasing up to $150 a week.

Light at the end of the tunnel for farms.

Farmers will not be alone in facing a challenging period over the next 18 months.

Clever changes that attract staff

Businesses are looking to improve their performance, strengthening community relationships by embracing te ao Māori - the Māori world.

Scams & cyber security during the holiday period

How to prevent scams and cyber breaches over the festive season

Testing festive season for business

Cautious spending predicted; businesses need to plan ahead.

Solutions for 'Red hot' labour market

Find out how employers are becoming more innovative in solving labour issues.

Are tables turning for manufacturers?

Emerging trend may help reverse some effects of globalisation.

NZ business not yet out of the woods

Firms focus on collaboration as inflation hampers recovery.

Māori economy sees strong future

"Great strides" should mean faster growth than the NZ economy.

'Hibernation' over for NZ business

Companies urged to focus on planning, not survival.

The superpower behind NZ business

Connecting & empathising with customers brings new energy to business.

NZ food to drive Covid recovery

Farmers & growers need to start planning now for the upturn.

Sustainability is an opportunity, not a chore

Reducing emissions can be a powerful move for Kiwi businesses, says ASB.

Creative thinking needed to attract & retain workers

ASB economist: employers to try hard to tap into most static workforce in 30 years.

Some "scarring" but economy to rebound

Many smaller businesses will need a Christmas boost, says ASB.

Businesses ‘hold on’ in lockdown

But, in Auckland, make or break time is fast approaching for many.