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Waimea Contract Carriers Limited in voluntary administration

Monday, 30 March 2015, 5:17 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

John Fisk and Richard Longman, Partners of PwC, today have been appointed Administrators of Waimea Contract Carriers Limited, a log transport business operating in Nelson and Marlborough. The business is now in voluntary administration. More >>

Helping businesses prepare for year-end

Monday, 16 March 2015, 12:57 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

With the end of the 2015 financial year now approaching for many businesses, PwC has released a tax planning checklist to assist with preparations for year-end as at 31 March 2015. More >>

NZ female millennials most confident of any generation

Monday, 9 March 2015, 1:36 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

To mark International Women’s Day on Sunday 8th March 2015, PwC surveyed 8,756 female millennials (women born between 1980-1995) from 75 countries including New Zealand, to find out how they feel about the world of work and their career. More >>

Lending continues to lift, but bank profits down in Q4

Monday, 9 March 2015, 9:39 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

New Zealand’s five major banks (ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Kiwibank and Westpac) have continued to show solid lending growth in the fourth quarter of the 2014 calendar year( being 1 October to 31 December 2014,4Q2014) but total reported profits are marginally down. More >>

Opportunity for business to consider better Customs law

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 11:03 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

The New Zealand Customs Service recently undertook a major review of the Customs and Excise Act with the intention of creating a new piece of legislation that will be less prescriptive and more business friendly. Following this, a discussion paper ... More >>

NZ CEOs confidence dips 16% about global economy for 2015

Friday, 27 February 2015, 11:06 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Findings from PwC’s New Zealand insights publication, released today, which follows the 18th Annual Global CEO Survey, show New Zealand CEOs are less positive about the outlook for the global economy than they were last year with 47 per cent believing ... More >>

PwC Foundation Charity Relay 2015

Thursday, 19 February 2015, 9:46 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

To support Ronald McDonald House Wellington, The Neonatal Trust and Wellington Free Ambulance, 300 runners/walkers will participate in the inaugural PwC Foundation Charity Relay 2015, which covers 98 km from Wellington to Martinborough Square. More >>

World to 2050 – New Zealand’s future lies with China

Wednesday, 11 February 2015, 11:43 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Despite a projected slowdown in Chinese growth after around 2020, the global economic power shift away from the established advanced economies in North America, Western Europe and Japan, will continue over the next 35 years, according to the latest report ... More >>

New Zealand Government signals reversal of fortune

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 9:23 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

The Government’s robust $372 million forecast surplus from Budget 2014 will turn into a $572 million deficit, according to the 2015 Half-Yearly Economic and Fiscal Update and the Budget Policy Statement. Imports are cheaper and good export prices ... More >>

New Zealand Government signals reversal of fortune

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 3:28 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

The Government’s robust $372 million forecast surplus from Budget 2014 will turn into a $572 million deficit, according to the 2015 Half-Yearly Economic and Fiscal Update and the Budget Policy Statement released today. Imports are cheaper and good ... More >>

Building NZ’s reputation as a leader in food safety in China

Monday, 10 November 2014, 3:54 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

BEIJING, 10 November 2014 – New Zealand Government owned AsureQuality and PwC’s New Zealand and China firms are cooperating with COFCO, China’s largest agricultural and food products supplier, to continually improve China’s food safety and quality. ... More >>

PwC and Google announce Joint Business Relationship

Wednesday, 29 October 2014, 1:34 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

PwC and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG, GOOGL) today announced the launch of a joint business relationship to bring new and innovative services to companies around the world. The rapid pace of innovation in technology has fundamentally changed how and where ... More >>

NZ lags behind global counterparts in managing security

Thursday, 2 October 2014, 10:31 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

New Zealand organisations are trailing behind their global counterparts in managing their security and privacy risk, according to findings from The Global State of Information Security® Survey 2015 by PwC, in conjunction with CIO and CSO magazines. More >>

OECD tax reform - impact for New Zealand business

Wednesday, 17 September 2014, 11:31 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

The OECD set out final recommendations from the first half of its tax reform programme to tackle Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) yesterday. More >>

Customers set to take more control in power switch up

Thursday, 28 August 2014, 1:49 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Electricity consumers want more control over their energy supply, usage, service standards and costs, according to findings from a PwC report, Utility of the future – a New Zealand context. More >>

Better forecasting for farmers

Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 12:23 pm | PricewaterhouseCoopers

With a forecast 2015 farm gate milk price of $6.00 per kilogram of milk solids, the concern facing dairy farmers is whether their cost structures can sustain a payout at this level, or at an even lower level, as some commentators are predicting. More >>

Employees to open up social media access

Tuesday, 19 August 2014, 10:01 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

Data profiling could soon become commonplace in the workplace, according to PwC’s report, The future of work: A journey to 2022, with nearly a third of workers happy for their employer to have access to personal data, such as their social media profiles. More >>

Work and personal lives to blur

Wednesday, 30 July 2014, 9:46 am | PricewaterhouseCoopers

The boundaries between work and personal life may disappear as companies assume greater responsibility for the social welfare of their employees, according to PwC’s report, The future of work: A journey to 2022. More >>

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 >>



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