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NZ Construction News: Training & Management Skills Power Up The Trades Sector

As pressure mounts on the trade sector and those in the subcontracting space in particular, with huge demand from contractors to take on jobs in the ongoing construction boom, it has never been more critical for trade business owners to step up to the task and run sustainable, professional businesses.

NZ Trade Group (NZTG) has been in business for ten years, and after starting out as a buying group to give electrical businesses access to reputable wholesaler supplier networks, it soon evolved into a nationwide membership organisation, now offering business support, training and software to trade business owners and their key staff. 

Jeremy Thornton is NZTG’s business support manager, working with members to fast-track their growth through a mix of business coaching and online training. Mr Thornton offers some timely advice for trade business owners considering training as a tool to keep ahead of the pressures and opportunities in the current construction boom.

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