Contract workers providing valuable income for southern accommodation providers.
Banks will be reluctant to force indebted dairy farmers to sell up, Finance Minister predicts.
A former United Kingdom cop appeared in the Environment Court in Southland on Monday.
It's not up to the potential employee to ask for enough time to seek independent advice. The company must provide it.
Tax principal Craig Macalister gives his view on the Labour Party's proposal to simplify our provisional tax system.
Malborough-based NZ King Salmon is looking to expand into Southland.
SBS Group chief executive Wayne Evans spoke at the group's annual general meeting.
Changes to the financial advice sector post GFC are still being fine-tuned.
High-end NZ rental agencies are translating their websites for the Chinese market.
Venture Southland has appointed new chairmen for two of its committees.
The awards keep coming for a Queenstown-based company recognised as among the best in NZ.
A 90 day trial period for an employee cannot start before the paperwork is signed, Mary-Jane Thomas cautions.
Employee or independent contractor? The answer to this question can be of great significance for the parties involved.
The latest GlobalDairyTrade auction has returned disastrous results for New Zealand dairy farmers.
Dairy farms lap up lean management as downturn bites.
Proposed business, industrial and rural zones changes in Invercargill are ruffling feathers.
Wanaka business 1791 Diamonds wants to raise up to $2 million to increase its foothold in the overseas market.
Wool World owner Mary Davenport could not be happier with her new location on Dee St.
Pockets of spending can still be found in the south, but wallets are tightening.
Tax accountant Craig Macalister finds Inland Revenue a tad too gung-ho about filling in cracks in legislation.
Commercial solicitor Mike Mitchell answers some common workplace health and safety queries.
An Invercargill business owner is hoping to help bring life back to Esk St by merging her two hair salons into one 'super salon'.
South Port is navigating its way through unchartered waters as the New Zealand shipping landscape changes.
Despite a gloomy economic outlook the southern building and construction industry is experiencing solid demand.
Bluff port looks at buying larger tug as size of ships continues to increase.
The South Invercargill McDonald's is due to open towards the end of November says a spokeswoman for the restaurant.
A site for the Southern Dairy Hub should be confirmed by spring, Southern Dairy Development Trust chairman Matthew Richards says.
Despite its prime spot on State Highway 6 Lumsden's main street sees ups and downs like all Southland towns.
Sonita Chandar reports on an award-winning Southland couple who battled through a tough season
Winning the nation's top farming award has special significance for a Rotorua couple.