Veteran's Support Bill passes third reading
Our RSA Member Clubs will be rejoicing the passing of the Veteran's Support Bill on 30th July 2014.
The Bill that improves support provided to veterans has unanimously passed its third reading in Parliament, Veterans' Affairs Minister Michael Woodhouse says.
Let's get technical
"It doesn't matter whether you spend $3000 or $30,000 – it's not the technology, but how you put it into practice." Andrew McClurg, chief executive, Menumate.
"You'll be able to wave your smartphone in front of these new terminals to pay. They have the technological capability to accept smartphone payments once New Zealand is fully on board with this technology." Kirsten Clark, marketing and communications manager, Eftpos New Zealand.
Drink Driving Limits Reduced
Legislation to lower adult drink-driving limits from December 1 has passed its final reading in Parliament.
The Land Transport Amendment Bill 2013 will lower the adult breath alcohol limit from 400mcg of alcohol per litre of breath, to 250mcg.
Governance - Get the whole picture
Leading Oxford academic Bob Tricker once said: "Corporate governance is about the way power is exercised over corporate entities. Corporate governance is different from management. Executive management is responsible for running the enterprise, but the governing body ensures that it is running in the right direction and being run well."