Businesses frustrated at lack of involvement in Covid response

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 7 Oct 2021, 8:06AM
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Businesses frustrated at lack of involvement in Covid response

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 7 Oct 2021, 8:06AM

Frustration from businesses that want to do more to help, during the Covid-19 crisis. 

The Herald's Mood of the Boardroom survey shows CEOs rate Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's ability to build confidence with business, a 1.97 out of five. 

Employers and Manufacturers' Association Chief Executive Brett O'Riley told Tim Dower businesses feel grumpy, sombre and frustrated. 

"And really looking to work much more closely with government to be part of the solution; rather than relying on daily press conferences to find out what's going." 

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