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Partner appointment: Andrew Castleman, Grant Thornton NZ

Friday, 1 July 2016, 11:11 am | Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton has announced the appointment of Andrew Castleman as a Partner in its Operational Advisory practice in Auckland. Andrew and his team provide government and corporates with business transformation and risk services which ensure clients' ... More >>

Reduced disclosure regime presents challenges

Friday, 1 April 2016, 2:36 pm | Grant Thornton

For-profit and not for profit organisations can no longer use differential reporting to support financial statement filings with the New Zealand Companies Office or DIA Charities. More >>

Women make up less than a quarter of APAC business leaders

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 10:18 am | Grant Thornton

A global survey by Grant Thornton reveals that the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region continues to make slow progress in getting women into senior roles within companies. Its latest annual survey of 5,520 businesses in 36 economies highlights that just 23% of senior ... More >>

NZ companies are not leveraging risk management

Wednesday, 24 February 2016, 5:00 pm | Grant Thornton

NZ companies are not leveraging risk management 24 February 2016 ‘Risk on the Rise: a Snapshot of Business Risk in New Zealand’, looks at risk management in the public, private and not for profit sectors and reveals that only 6% of respondents ... More >>

NZ business optimism on the up and up: global survey

Friday, 22 January 2016, 11:04 am | Grant Thornton

New Zealand’s business optimism levels are back to where they were 12 months ago, ranking the country 5th out of 36 countries surveyed in Grant Thornton’s latest International Business Report (IBR). More >>

Deposits to be refunded to Panama Road development buyers

Wednesday, 16 December 2015, 10:19 am | Grant Thornton

Buyers who purchased a property off-plan from Panama Road Developments Limited (PRDL) will have the opportunity for their deposits plus interest to be repaid before Christmas, following the Company being placed into receivership. More >>

Grant Thornton New Zealand appointed as provider

Monday, 14 December 2015, 3:30 pm | Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton New Zealand has been appointed to the Government Chief Information Officer (GCIO) Assurance Services Sub-panel for ICT-enabled projects and programmes. More >>

Online GST: an old tax on new services

Tuesday, 17 November 2015, 12:40 pm | Grant Thornton

Yesterday’s introduction of a taxation bill which proposes to charge GST for online services is a hit to the pocket that won’t be popular with Joe Public, says Dan Lowe, Associate, Tax at Grant Thornton New Zealand. “But it’s a positive step ... More >>

Cyber attacks cost global business over $300bn a year

Friday, 13 November 2015, 10:33 am | Grant Thornton

New research from Grant Thornton International’s Business Report (IBR) survey reveals that cyber attacks are taking a serious toll on business, with the total cost of attacks globally estimated to be at least US$315bn* over the past 12 months. More >>

Grant Thornton appointed as provider on new Government panel

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 10:29 am | Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton New Zealand has been appointed as a panel member by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) as part of its All-of-Government (AoG) solution for purchasing consultancy services more effectively and efficiently. More >>

Low investment in R&D and technology holding back business

Friday, 16 October 2015, 1:57 pm | Grant Thornton

Low investment in R&D and technology as a percentage of GDP is holding back New Zealand’s potential for dynamic business growth, according to the latest Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2015. More >>

RWC absenteeism: time to put game plan in place

Thursday, 17 September 2015, 1:00 pm | Grant Thornton

Rugby World Cup starts this weekend and employers need to put strategies in place to tackle the inevitable absenteeism and tardiness of their teams. More >>

NZ boardrooms fail to keep pace with digital economy

Tuesday, 28 July 2015, 2:16 pm | Grant Thornton

28 July 2015 New Zealand boardrooms are not keeping pace with today’s digital economy, leaving glaring knowledge gaps around the board table. More >>

NZ economy: why view a half full glass as half empty?

Friday, 17 July 2015, 10:47 am | Grant Thornton

Paul Kane, partner Privately Held Business, Grant Thornton New Zealand Ltd, looks at the state of the New Zealand economy through the eyes of his firm’s clients and the macro economic factors presently in play. More >>

Not all doom and gloom on the job front

Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 4:07 pm | Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton International’s latest Business Report reveals the scale of technology’s influence on business with the majority of firms surveyed now planning to automate operations and practices. With capital costs low as labour costs rise, the findings ... More >>

Cost not a key priority in outsourcing professional services

Monday, 15 June 2015, 4:01 pm | Grant Thornton

When businesses outsource work, cost is not the key driver, according to Grant Thornton’s latest International Business Report (IBR) survey. More >>

Pam Newlove – Chair, Grant Thornton New Zealand Board

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 10:54 am | Grant Thornton

Pam Newlove has been re-elected as chair of Grant Thornton New Zealand Ltd for a three-year period. This is her second term. More >>

Importance of India highlighted by trade talks

Tuesday, 3 March 2015, 9:20 am | Grant Thornton

On the back of a further round of trade talks between New Zealand and India that were concluded last week, soaring Indian business confidence levels continue to underpin the importance of the world’s second biggest country to New Zealand. More >>

Good deals harder to find in today’s private equity market

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 3:18 pm | Grant Thornton

Finding quality deals at good prices is becoming increasingly harder on the back of an improving fundraising climate and the easing of the debt finance market, according to Russell Moore, Partner, Advisory Services, at Grant Thornton New Zealand Ltd. More >>

Trading partners’ confidence good news for NZ

Friday, 14 November 2014, 11:48 am | Grant Thornton

Growing optimism in our main trading partners is good news for New Zealand, according to Paul Kane, Partner, Privately Held Business, at Grant Thornton New Zealand. More >>



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