12 Aug 2009

Business calls on govt to boost research and development

From Morning Report, 8:23 am on 12 August 2009

Cabinet papers show the National-led Government is also considering options to boost investment in research and development, as well as a rise in GST and the possible introduction of capital gains tax. Business New Zealand chief executive Phil O'Reilly also chairs the Capitalising on Research Action Group, which is looking at ways to encourage businesses to expand research and development.