26 April 2012
Read our submission on the Financial Markets Conduct Bill here.
6 December 2011
13 September 2011
The Ministry of Economic Development (MED) has rejected all four of its original funding proposals for the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), opting instead for a tiered system with "no charging based on individual advisers."
6 September 2011
Click here to see a copy of the Workplace Savings NZ submission to the MED on the Financial Markets Conduct Bill Exposure Draft.
4 August 2011
Enrolling everyone who is in work into KiwiSaver remains on the table as both Labour and National consider their election savings plans. Prime Minister John Key was keen to get more people enrolled in the superannuation scheme but stopped short of supporting automatic enrolment.
4 August 2011
Coverage from today's TVNZ Breakfast programme - featuring David Ireland, Chairman of Workplace Savings NZ
1 February 2011
The Savings Working Group released its final report "Saving New Zealand: Reducing Vulnerabilities & Barriers to Growth & Prosperity" to the Minister of Finance today.
7 December 2010
The government needs to raise the age of entitlement for superannuation from 65 to 67 at least if it is to avoid a major fiscal crisis, says Retirement Commissioner Diana Crossan. In a move likely to trigger a major political row, Ms Crossan says the government should gradually lift the age of entitlement by two-month increments from 2020, so as to reach 67 by 2033.
10 November 2010
We have today uploaded the Workplace Savings NZ submission to the Commercer Select Committee in relation to the above bill.
4 October 2010
The fact that David Mayhew has only recently returned to New Zealand after nearly three decades in London may explain why he is utterly wrong about a crucial Kiwi trait.