Economy

Firms impose tougher travel, meeting restrictions than govt

Pattrick Smellie
Mon, 16 Mar 2020

A growing number of large New Zealand companies are starting to impose domestic travel bans, restrictions on meeting attendance and are even considering preventing staff from moving off the floors they normally work on.While reluctant to name names, Business New Zealand chief executive Kirk Hope told BusinessDesk that "some of the examples I am aware of ... are companies with more than $100 million turnover."Among those are understood to be the major trading banks, some of which have already moved either to ban non-essential domestic travel or...

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