• Posts Tagged ‘Public Services Association’

    Govt’s consultants bill $375m

    by  • December 20, 2011 • News, The NZ Herald • 2 Comments

    Unions fear government spending on consultants could skyrocket after it was revealed that the bill hit $375 million last financial year – and John Key warned of “significant” restructuring to come. The Government spent more than $375 million on consultants and contractors in 2010-11 as a series of government restructurings made thousands of public...

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    Health boards could go further into the red – Treasury

    by  • November 24, 2011 • Articles, News • 0 Comments

    Government funding cuts could see struggling district health boards (DHBs) go further into deficit, the Treasury has admitted. In a briefing paper, officials say the boards will have find an extra $258 million over the next four years because the government no longer subsidises their Kiwisaver and pensions contributions. “If an individual DHB is...

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