Joyce unveils first social bond pilot in pitch to get more productive public service

Paul McBeth
Tue, 21 Feb 2017

By Paul McBeth Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Finance Minister Steven Joyce unveiled the first social bond pilot to support getting people with moderate mental health problems back into the workforce in a pitch to the public service that it will have to lift its performance to justify any increase in funding.  Speaking to the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand at the Beehive, Joyce told the civil servants that he's very focused on lifting productivity across the public service, building on one of four priorities he outlined for this...

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