Member benefits


■  Employment and human resource advice

Available at member-discounted rates, our team of employment lawyers provide members with a wide-range of services, training and advice

■  Health and safety advice
Available at member-discounted rates, our health and safety consultants provide members with a wide-range of services, training and advice

■  Professional development
You’ll be offered significant discounts on all professional development training and workshops including She’s Motivated, Export NZ and NZIM

■  Events, briefings and forums
We offer you the chance to make connections with other businesses in your local area, hear some of New Zealand’s best speakers, and keep abreast of the latest information and trends.

You’ll be invited to our annual Member Employer Briefing sessions to keep you up to date with latest legislation, case law and trends.

You are welcome to attend She’s Motivated networking, events and training. Designed by women, for women – She’s Motivated motivates, inspires and supports women across Otago and Southland.

Our learning@lunch series has been specifically designed for small to medium businesses who may have difficulty finding time for training. These one-and-half hour sessions will help businesses keep up-to-date with important employment, health and safety, and business issues.

■  Membership
Become a member of BusinessNZ, New Zealand’s most influential voice for business and employers. This includes access to
     – ExportNZ
     – ManufacturingNZ
     – BuyNZ
     – Sustainable Business Council

■ Information and advice
Typically the first 15 minutes of employment, human resources or health and safety advice is free.

A free 30 minute evaluation of your employment agreements for compliance with current legislation is available.

■  Free magazine
Your membership brings with it an automatic subscription to Update magazine.

■  Business guides and publications
Our free employer guides provide you with clear, practical advice on a range of topics including access to the nation’s most comprehensive Wage and Salary Survey.

■  Stay in touch online
In addition to face-to-face networking opportunities, we offer the ability to network with fellow business people from the comfort of your office. 

Our member-only LinkedIn Group allows you to share ideas and advice, and build valuable connections. You can also keep up to date with what’s happening through facebook and our weekly e-newsletter.

■  Voucher
Receive an annual voucher (if you pay your subscription promptly) which can be exchanged for professional services, advice or training.

■  Business Mentors
Employers' is the Otago and Central Otago agent for Business Mentors New Zealand, a charitable trust founded to provide mentoring services to small businesses.... click here to learn more 

■  Conference and meeting facilities
Conference facilities are available for hire at our Dunedin business centre at special member rates....  click here to learn more 

■  OSEAdvantage
As part of your membership package, we work hard on your behalf to secure special benefits with leading organisations, on a number of market-leading products and services.

Please click here to view our OSEAdvantage flyer (PDF) detailing specials offered by the following businesses

     - Southern Cross Health Society
     - TaxRefunds.co.nz
     - Gallop South

     - Fuel To Go Ltd
     - Adams
     - Code Blue  

Membership has its advantages!