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Banking profits lift

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 9:13 am | PwC

New Zealand’s five major banks (ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Kiwibank and Westpac) have continued to show strong profits and lending growth in the first quarter of the 2015 calendar year (being 1 January 2015 to 31 March 2015, 1Q2015) however lending margins are ... More >>

What’s happening in NZ’s entertainment and media industry?

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 10:43 am | PwC

Digital growth in New Zealand’s entertainment and media industry continues to offset a flattening growth rate on traditional entertainment and media content, according to PwC’s Global entertainment and media outlook 2015-2019. Spending on digital ... More >>

Skills gap forcing recruitment changes

Thursday, 4 June 2015, 9:31 am | PwC

CEOs are more concerned about the impact of a skills shortage on their business than at any point in the last six years, according to research by PwC. More >>

Budget 2015: Sticks to tried and tested formula

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 5:01 pm | PwC

“Budget 2015 delivers few surprises, and sticks to the approach we have come to expect from the Minister of Finance,” says PwC Chief Executive Office Bruce Hassall. More >>

Budget 2015: Auckland housing – more land for development

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 4:03 pm | PwC

“We welcome the Government’s announcement that 450 hectares of Crown land will be brought into play for development of housing,” says Richard Forgan, PwC Budget 2015 Leader and Partner. More >>

PwC backs KiwiNet’s drive to create commercial success

Wednesday, 6 May 2015, 12:41 pm | PwC

The Kiwi Innovation Network (KiwiNet), New Zealand’s national network of Universities, Crown Research Institutes and Crown Entities dedicated to taking a collaborative approach to research commercialisation, has announced PwC as a Major Partner. More >>

PwC launches report on the potential of African cities

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 5:27 pm | PwC

PwC launches ‘Into Africa – the continent’s cities of opportunity’ report to highlight the potential of the continent: African CEO Forum, Geneva 2015 More >>

Service Jam 2015 – Auckland, New Zealand

Tuesday, 3 February 2015, 9:43 am | PwC

PwC is proud to host New Zealand’s Global Service Jam 2015 as part of the Global Service Jam on February 27th-1st March 2015 at its Auckland office. Kris Nygren, PwC’s Customer and User Experience Leader says, “The Service Jam event is 48 ... More >>

Big decisions need better analytics for happier holidays

Wednesday, 17 December 2014, 11:59 am | PwC

Showrooming and mobile search. Digital cross-sell. Omnichannel integration. In the lead up to Christmas, are retailers making the most of the silly season? “It seems businesses can no longer rely on historical shopping behaviours as consumers increasingly ... More >>

Local Govt. Analyst sees pros & cons in Wellington SuperCity

Friday, 5 December 2014, 8:50 am | PwC

Local Government Specialist, PwC Director David Walker has identified benefits and disadvantages in the regional wide amalgamation of local government bodies in Greater Wellington, as recommended by the Local Government Commission today. More >>

New Zealand ranked 22nd in ease of paying tax

Friday, 21 November 2014, 10:17 am | PwC

New Zealand is rated 22nd out of 189 economies in its ease of paying taxes, according to Paying Taxes 2015, now in its ninth edition. The unique study by PwC and the World Bank Group is the only piece of research which measures the ease of paying taxes ... More >>

APEC CEOs look to non-core, partnerships & digital analytics

Sunday, 9 November 2014, 3:34 pm | PwC

9 November 2014 – Confidence among CEOs in Asia Pacific continues to climb while businesses look to grow connectivity to the region by embracing new partnerships and technology, a new report by PwC finds. More >>

Lucas Group including HELiPRO in receivership

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 10:17 am | PwC

On 7 October 2014 John Fisk and David Bridgman, Partners from PwC, were appointed receivers to Rick Lucas Helicopters Limited and related entities which trades as HELiPRO. The receivership has occurred as a result of a request to appoint receivers ... More >>

Executives Rely on Experience And Advice, Over Data

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 9:51 am | PwC

Business leaders around the world – 94% – say management of their company is prepared to make significant decisions about the strategic direction of their business, but barely one-third relied primarily on data and analytics when they made their ... More >>

Strategic Finance settlement proceeds to first distribution

Tuesday, 12 August 2014, 11:25 am | PwC

In June this year PwC Partners John Fisk and Colin McCloy, as Receivers of Strategic, together with the Financial Markets Authority, announced they had finalised a $22 million settlement agreement with the former directors and auditors of Strategic. More >>

Postie Plus Group Limited (Administrators Appointed)

Thursday, 19 June 2014, 11:57 am | PwC

David Bridgman and Colin McCloy, as the Administrators of Postie Plus Group Limited (Administrators Appointed) announced today the Company’s decision to close 12 Postie Plus stores, affecting 64 Postie Plus staff. More >>

Settlement reached for Strategic Finance claims

Thursday, 5 June 2014, 12:59 pm | PwC

PwC Partners John Fisk and Colin McCloy, as Receivers of Strategic Finance Limited (In Receivership and Liquidation) (Strategic), and the Financial Markets Authority (FMA), have announced today that they have finalised a settlement agreement with ... More >>

PwC predicts Brazil to win World Cup

Tuesday, 3 June 2014, 11:22 am | PwC

As hosts Brazil prepare to kick off the FIFA World Cup in Sao Paulo on Thursday June 12th, we have turned to ‘econometrics’ in a bid to determine success and failure at this major sporting event. More >>

Skills gap hampering business recruitment efforts

Monday, 26 May 2014, 10:34 am | PwC

More New Zealand organisations are planning a hiring spree over the next 12 months as their growth prospects improve, but four out of five CEOs are concerned they won’t be able to find the people with the skills needed to fill these positions. More >>

Budget 2014: Australia vs. New Zealand

Thursday, 15 May 2014, 4:24 pm | PwC

“Comparing New Zealand Budget today with Australia’s on Tuesday makes an interesting contrast,” PwC Partner Richard Forgan says. “Both governments focused on expanding the economic capacity of the nations with support for innovation, science, R&D, defence ... More >>

 

 

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