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Postie Plus Group Limited (Administrators Appointed)

Friday, 18 July 2014, 5:22 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

David Bridgman and Colin McCloy, as Administrators of Postie Plus, have today announced they have completed the sale of the Postie Plus business to Roan Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pepkor Limited. More >>

The rise and rise of the NZ dollar exchange rate

Friday, 11 July 2014, 5:30 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Over recent weeks there has been much commentary and analysis of what factors have driven the NZ dollar currency value to record post-1985 float highs. Reasons cited range from the ‘rock-star’ economy attracting capital inflows, to rising NZ interest ... More >>

‘Traditional’ banks may not exist by 2025

Friday, 11 July 2014, 3:52 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

A new report from PwC suggests that by as soon as 2025 to 2030, New Zealand could exist without banks of the traditional kind. The report, The Future Shape of Banking , says that as barriers to entry for non-banks to provide formerly ‘core’ banking ... More >>

Customers go digital and prepared to get personal

Tuesday, 8 July 2014, 12:27 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Increasing digital engagement with customers is essential to gain attention and ensure products and services stand out, according to PwC’s latest global report - Insurance 2020: The digital prize – Taking customer connection to a new level. Seventy per ... More >>

PwC welcomes tax pooling amendments

Thursday, 3 July 2014, 3:59 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

PwC Tax and Private Business Leader Geof Nightingale says that the Government’s announcement of its intention to introduce legislation to correct the operation of the current tax pooling rules is welcome as a sensible fix. More >>

Postie Plus Group Limited (Administrators Appointed)

Monday, 30 June 2014, 4:58 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

David Bridgman and Colin McCloy, as Administrators of Postie Plus, have today announced that they expect it will be another two to three weeks before the current conditional agreement concerning the sale of the Postie Plus business becomes unconditional and ... More >>

PwC welcomes the signing of FATCA agreement with the US

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 4:00 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Revenue Minister Todd McClay and United States Chargé d’Affaires a.i., Marie Damour today signed an inter-governmental agreement (IGA) for the implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) in New Zealand, providing certainty to ... More >>

PwC expectations ahead of June Monetary Policy Statement

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 3:56 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Ahead of the Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy statement (MPS) being released tomorrow, PwC Director and economics expert Chris Money says, “We expect the RBNZ to hike the OCR by another 25bps (to 3.25%) but revise lower its GDP and inflation forecasts ... More >>

Investing in Christchurch – the new PwC Centre

Friday, 6 June 2014, 9:47 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

PwC is delighted to confirm our role as anchor tenants for the new CBD development in the heart of Christchurch’s CBD. More >>

The digital money maker

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 10:42 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

It’s digital to the rescue with more dollars from online consumer and advertising revenue forecast to offset a declining spend on traditional entertainment and media content. This is one finding from PwC’s Global entertainment and media outlook ... More >>

Conditional agreement to sell Postie Plus assets

Wednesday, 4 June 2014, 2:36 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

David Bridgman and Colin McCloy, as the Administrators of Postie Plus Group Limited (Administrators Appointed) are pleased to announce a conditional agreement to sell the assets and business of the Company as a going concern to an international retail ... More >>

Postie Plus Group Limited in voluntary administration

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 9:42 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Colin McCloy and David Bridgman, Partners from PwC, today have been appointed Administrators to Postie Plus Group Limited (PPGL). The business is now in voluntary administration. More >>

Budget 2014: Ready To Rise? Summary & Infographics

Friday, 16 May 2014, 2:03 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Despite carefully managed pre-Budget expectations, Budget 2014 has delivered two surprises: a surplus of $372m in 2015, significantly higher than the wafer thin surplus expected; and when taken over a four year period, higher planned new spending in ... More >>

Budget 2014: Where’s the magic?

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 2:12 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Forecast economic growth rising as high as 4% in 2016, and strongly growing tax revenues has allowed the Government to present a Budget that achieves a surplus, while increasing Government spending significantly, and still reduces the size of ... More >>

Budget 2014 - PwC New Zealand report card

Tuesday, 13 May 2014, 2:41 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Despite the improving economic climate, this is still going to be a challenging Budget for the New Zealand Government. But, we don’t expect the Minister of Finance to be unhappy, as the Budget will be set in the best economic climate of the last six ... More >>

Innovation: a key growth driver for China’s CEOs

Tuesday, 6 May 2014, 10:27 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

With the global economy starting to show signs of recovery, CEOs around the world are focusing further on growth. Yet, for China’s CEOs, who have been in growth mode for much of the last three decades, the question top of mind is, “How can ... More >>

Australian and New Zealand banks’ greatest fears for 2014

Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 3:07 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Australian and Kiwi banks hold greater fears than their overseas colleagues for their sales and business practices and the potential concern social media poses to their reputations, according to the London-based Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation ... More >>

AsiaPac leading with interactive banking customer experience

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 10:03 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Digital is undeniably everywhere, but according to PwC’s Global Digital Banking Survey, AsiaPac banks are well positioned in the digital space, with leading practices, top-down views and holistic approaches well underway. In contrast, digital discussions ... More >>

Adapt to survive - a global study on better talent fit

Tuesday, 8 April 2014, 3:13 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

The study, Adapt to survive, reveals that poor talent adaptability – the inability for people to retrain for new skills or switch industries – is costing the global economy billions of dollars in lost productivity and leads to businesses wasting ... More >>

PwC welcomes progress on FATCA agreement with US Treasury

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 4:52 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

The US Treasury today announced it has reached an ‘agreement in substance’ with New Zealand on the terms of an inter-government agreement (IGA) for the implementation of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) rules. This will provide greater ... More >>

 

 

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