Posts Tagged ‘Phil O’Reilly’

Phil O’Reilly: child poverty affects us all

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Recently an expert advisory group made some recommendations for tackling child poverty. I’m a member of the advisory group and took part in its work because business has a clear interest in this issue – child poverty affects us all. Some of the advisory group’s interim recommendations were quite specific – on things like benefit Read more

Child poverty a business issue

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Business New Zealand, a business lobby group, is supporting a series of discussions that aim to ensure that child poverty in New Zealand is given due consideration. Working with the Every Child Counts campaign (a group of NGO’s including Plunket, Save the Children and Barnados), Business New Zealand’s Phil O’Reilly says that “Businesses first and foremost Read more