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Businesses sceptical about intergovernmental action on tax

Tuesday, 29 July 2014, 10:58 am | Grant Thornton

Only 26% of New Zealand business leaders believe the OECD Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) Action Plan is likely to be successful, according to the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report survey. More >>

New Zealand SMEs want longer term, fewer politicians

Thursday, 24 July 2014, 11:16 am | Grant Thornton

A longer parliamentary term and fewer members of Parliament are two key changes that New Zealand business owners would like to see, according to the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR). The survey showed that 70% of participants wanted ... More >>

NFPs must incorporate social media strategy at board level

Wednesday, 9 July 2014, 1:05 pm | Grant Thornton

While many Not for Profit organisations (NFPs) consider social media to be an important channel to deliver their communications and fundraising goals, few incorporate social media as a core strategy to capitalise on interactive opportunity to engage with ... More >>

Grant Thornton New Zealand appoints new partner

Wednesday, 2 July 2014, 11:05 am | Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton New Zealand is pleased in announce Michael Worth has been appointed as Partner in the operational advisory division of the firm. More >>

NZ business comfortable with outsourcing compared to abroad

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 1:14 pm | Grant Thornton

While many overseas companies are hesitant to outsource work, the majority of New Zealand businesses are happy to embrace the concept, according to new research from the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR). More >>

South Island bosses more generous

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 9:30 am | Grant Thornton

South Island bosses are both more optimistic and more generous than their North Island counterparts, according to the latest Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR). More >>

More “under new management” signs in NZ over next two years

Friday, 11 April 2014, 4:11 pm | Grant Thornton

More businesses in New Zealand than any other country in the world, apart from Finland, are anticipating a change of ownership in the next two years. The latest Grant Thornton International Business Report, which surveys 12,500 business leaders in 45 economies, ... More >>

Exporters need transfer pricing clarity

Monday, 17 March 2014, 1:52 pm | Grant Thornton

The benefits of the New Zealand Government’s desire to push export led growth, as part of its overall economic strategy, could be stymied by a lack of clarity over proposed cross-border tax changes. More >>

Energy costs sit low on the radar of NZ businesses

Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 10:41 am | Grant Thornton

Rising energy costs sit low on the radar of New Zealand businesses, according to the latest Grant Thornton International Business Report survey of 3500 business leaders. The survey showed that only 10% of New Zealand businesses expect rising energy costs ... More >>

Student Loan Bill good reason for expats to be proactive

Monday, 10 March 2014, 2:01 pm | Grant Thornton

Pam Newlove, Partner, Privately Held Business and Chair at Grant Thornton New Zealand, looks at the ramifications of the Bill passed that empowers the IRD to obtain a warrant to prosecute people at the border with student loans in arrears. More >>

Glass ceiling gets thicker for NZ business women

Friday, 7 March 2014, 10:55 am | Grant Thornton

The glass ceiling that women must push through to gain board or senior management roles in New Zealand businesses appears to be getting thicker and more difficult to penetrate, according to the latest research from Grant Thornton. More >>

Glass ceiling gets thicker for NZ business women

Friday, 7 March 2014, 10:54 am | Grant Thornton

The glass ceiling that women must push through to gain board or senior management roles in New Zealand businesses appears to be getting thicker and more difficult to penetrate, according to the latest research from Grant Thornton. Figures released ... More >>

Aorangi Securities investors payments

Friday, 21 February 2014, 11:15 am | Grant Thornton

Aorangi Securities investors have now received 92 cents in the dollar and the Statutory Managers remain confident that they will be able to return most, if not all, of the Aorangi investors’ capital. “Since the amicable settlement with Mrs Hubbard, ... More >>

Aorangi investors payments reach 92 cents in dollar

Friday, 21 February 2014, 10:37 am | Grant Thornton

Aorangi Securities investors have now received 92 cents in the dollar and the Statutory Managers remain confident that they will be able to return most, if not all, of the Aorangi investors’ capital. More >>

Grant Thornton New Zealand appoints new partner, Robyn Jamie

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:32 am | Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Robyn Jamieson as Partner in the Christchurch firm’s Privately Held Business service line. More >>

New appointment at Grant Thornton

Monday, 3 February 2014, 11:30 am | Grant Thornton

National Managing Partner appointed to lead business growth Auckland advisory services partner Tim Downes has been elected National Managing Partner of Grant Thornton New Zealand with effect from 1 January 2014. More >>

R&D incentives looming as election issue

Monday, 13 January 2014, 3:24 pm | Grant Thornton

With elections looming later this year, the incentives the respective political parties offer businesses around Research and Development (R&D) is likely to become a major issue, according to a recent survey undertaken by Grant Thornton. More >>

Cloud technology a potential white knight for NFPs

Thursday, 14 November 2013, 12:50 pm | Grant Thornton

The adoption of cloud technology for low cost business and office systems and infrastructure is not only inevitable but a must for the survival of many Not for Profit organisations in New Zealand. More >>

NZ confidence soars

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 10:22 am | Grant Thornton

New Zealand has soared to sixth in the world for business optimism, its highest ranking since 2010 with the mature economies of the United Kingdom and the United States starting to drive global business growth, according to new research from Grant Thornton’s ... More >>

Times still challenging for SMEs

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 3:28 pm | Grant Thornton

Strong housing markets in Auckland and Canterbury, along with the Christchurch rebuild, are masking the tough times that some businesses are facing around the rest of New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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