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KPMG NZ leadership report aims at fuelling prosperity

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 5:23 pm | KPMG

Our leadership report is designed to assist new generations of New Zealand business leaders in their business relationships. This report draws on insights gathered from 51 of New Zealand’s top CEOs surveyed, and compares key insights with those from ... More >>

Will today’s Budget ease New Zealand’s growing pains?

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 11:19 am | KPMG

Will today’s Budget ease New Zealand’s growing pains? This afternoon, the new Minister of Finance – Steven Joyce – will reveal the strategy underpinning this election year’s Budget and we’re ready to provide New Zealanders with a perspective ... More >>

New accounting standard for insurers

Friday, 19 May 2017, 9:18 am | KPMG

The new insurance contracts accounting standard published overnight by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) brings greater comparability to financial reporting for insurers, but will require a major implementation effort. More >>

Budget ’17 will show the benefits of a return to surplus

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 9:54 am | KPMG

The 2017 Budget being delivered later this month is expected to “scratch a lot of itches”, according to KPMG’s public sector experts. More >>

KPMG advises that NZ businesses need to embrace change

Thursday, 13 April 2017, 9:47 am | KPMG

Advances in technology are rapidly changing the way that companies do business, and as such organisations are finding themselves having to respond faster and be more agile in the way projects are managed. A survey of New Zealand’s private and ... More >>

NZ health system rates strongly on global transparency index

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 9:12 am | KPMG

New Zealand has performed strongly in a global report on healthcare transparency – although the study has identified some key areas for improvement. More >>

Challenging market conditions drive drop in bank profits

Thursday, 16 February 2017, 9:15 am | KPMG

After achieving an all-time record profit of $5.17 billion in 2015, KPMG’s Financial Institutions Performance Survey (FIPS) reveals New Zealand banks’ profits decreased slightly in 2016. As banks managed challenging market conditions, net profit after ... More >>

Caution for traditional insurers – change or fail

Monday, 7 November 2016, 10:20 am | KPMG

Faster, more tailored and better value insurance is on the way for Kiwis KPMG has highlighted the need for traditional insurers to adapt or innovate, as it’s only a matter of time before peer to peer (P2P) insurance comes to New Zealand and insurers ... More >>

Local M&A market remains resilient

Thursday, 27 October 2016, 3:53 pm | KPMG

New Zealand companies continue to show a steady appetite for M&A deals – while the rest of the world takes a more conservative stance in response to various global uncertainties. More >>

KPMG Partner sleeps rough for Rainbow Youth

Tuesday, 5 July 2016, 4:02 pm | KPMG

KPMG Partner, Kay Baldock, is joining an inspiring list of representatives who have committed to Lifewise’s Big Sleepout. More >>

Signals point to strong offshore investor interest

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 9:14 am | KPMG

A buoyant global mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market – coupled with a weakened New Zealand dollar - is likely to attract higher levels of offshore investment here in 2016, according to KPMG’s latest M&A Predictor. More >>

Manuka honey business abuzz with activity

Wednesday, 17 February 2016, 2:08 pm | KPMG

Competition is hotting up among exporters to secure access to precious manuka honey supply, reports KPMG New Zealand. More >>

KPMG achieves Rainbow Tick

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 4:27 pm | KPMG

The Rainbow Tick programme is a continuous quality improvement programme designed to help an organisation ensure it is a safe and welcoming workplace for employees. More >>

Court of Appeal decision on tax residence provides certainty

Monday, 18 January 2016, 11:49 am | KPMG

In a case potentially impacting all New Zealanders who move overseas, the Court of Appeal has decided in favour of the taxpayer, finding that property which a person has never lived in nor intends to live in cannot be their “permanent place of abode”, ... More >>

Squeeze placed on dealers drives down NZ car prices

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:13 am | KPMG

A squeeze on margins in all areas of the motor vehicle industry is making an already competitive sector even more so – from new cars, finance, insurance and leasing, down to second hand vehicles. The only winner is the consumer, reports KPMG. More >>

Kiwi finance companies face more competition

Thursday, 10 December 2015, 10:13 am | KPMG

It’s been a year of fast-paced competition and change for New Zealand’s non-bank financial sector, reports KPMG. More >>

Cyber Security: A Failure of Imagination by CEOs

Monday, 7 December 2015, 1:08 pm | KPMG

In a major study released by KPMG International, which tracks insights on the coming three years, chief executives of global businesses said that despite the risks associated with cyber breaches, only half (49 percent) are fully prepared for a future cyber ... More >>

New tax proposals impact interaction with IRD

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 9:00 am | KPMG

Paul Dunne, Senior Partner at KPMG, says that business and the community should pay close attention to two discussion documents released today. The Government is asking for public feedback on wide-ranging proposals to simplify the NZ tax system. The ... More >>

Increased competition in Kiwi insurance market

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 9:28 am | KPMG

Following the Canterbury earthquakes and a regulatory overhaul of the insurance sector, a period of innovation and disruption has introduced new levels of competition in the Kiwi insurance market, reports KPMG. More >>

KPMG: the time is right for EQC Reform

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 9:26 am | KPMG

The time is right to revisit the role of the Earthquake Commission (EQC), says KPMG New Zealand. More >>

 

 

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