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Late payments rise for second consecutive quarter

Tuesday, 19 September 2017, 4:21 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Please find attached Dun & Bradstreet’s quarterly report into Late Payments in NZ and key highlights below. Please note that this report provides a summary of how late entities pay for goods and services in NZ after payment is due and was formerly ... More >>

NZ reports record-low trade payment times

Thursday, 13 October 2016, 12:39 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Trade Payments media release / report from Dun & Bradstreet. Key points include: · Average business time to pay a bill in New Zealand is at an historic low - now 34.9 days More >>

New Zealand payment times remain low

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 5:27 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

New Zealand invoice payment times have maintained their record-low momentum, averaging approximately 35 days for the last four quarters, despite increasing slightly over the second quarter of 2016. According to Dun & Bradstreet’s Trade Payments ... More >>

Dun & Bradstreet welcomes push for tax transparency in NZ

Wednesday, 13 April 2016, 1:56 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Leading credit data bureau and collections agency, Dun & Bradstreet, supports the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) and The Treasury of New Zealand’s proposals to introduce legislation around greater business tax debt transparency to better ... More >>

Dun & Bradstreet out in front on CCR's 4th birthday

Friday, 1 April 2016, 9:50 am | Dun and Bradstreet

Four years ago today, Comprehensive Credit Reporting (CCR) was permitted in New Zealand which has since proved a watershed moment for credit providers and consumers alike. More >>

Payment times plummet

Tuesday, 23 June 2015, 9:30 am | Dun and Bradstreet

Commercial cash flow appears to be in rude health, with analysis of invoice payments revealing that businesses are paying each other with record speed, although continued falls in dairy prices are expected to affect future performance. More >>

Corporate sector sees cash flowing

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:06 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Businesses in New Zealand are experiencing a cash flow boost from the country’s strong economic performance, with the average time taken for invoices to be paid falling to the fastest second quarter level on record. More >>

Consumer Stress Drops to Two Year Low

Thursday, 1 May 2014, 10:05 am | Dun and Bradstreet

Consumer stress in New Zealand has fallen to its lowest level since the beginning of 2012 as the economy’s ongoing expansion continues to boost the financial position of Kiwis and strengthen their capacity to borrow and spend. More >>

Bills Paid in Record Time

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 2:53 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Businesses have been paying their bills at the fastest rate recorded in 10 years of commercial invoice data, with payment times across New Zealand dipping below the 40-day mark in the last quarter of 2013 to an average of 39.6 days. More >>

Economy Up, Payment Times Down

Tuesday, 27 August 2013, 2:13 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

New Zealand’s encouraging economic performance this year is translating into a healthier cash flow cycle across the business community, with companies paying their bills faster over the past 12 months. More >>

Consumer Financial Stress Falls

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 12:52 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Levels of consumer financial stress have dropped markedly in New Zealand during 2013 as stronger economic conditions buoy the financial position of consumers, with Kiwis also increasing their appetite for credit. More >>

Big Businesses Quicker to Pay

Tuesday, 23 April 2013, 2:46 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Big businesses have cut the time taken to pay their bills by more than four days over the past 12 months and further improvements are expected in the months ahead. More >>

Women Lead the Way as Kiwis’ Credit Payments Become Easier

Wednesday, 3 April 2013, 11:03 am | Dun and Bradstreet

Wednesday, 3 April 2013 WOMEN LEAD THE WAY AS KIWIS’ CREDIT PAYMENTS BECOME EASIER As more than 60 per cent of New Zealanders indicate they will find it easier to meet their upcoming credit obligations, it is women who have overtaken men as having a ... More >>

Business Risk Drops as Economic Conditions Improve

Monday, 18 March 2013, 12:14 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Monday, 18 March 2013 Business Risk Drops as Economic Conditions Improve More than 32,000 New Zealand companies are now a lower risk of experiencing financial distress in the next 12 months, representing an improvement over the past three years. This ... More >>

Payment Times Drop By One Week

Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 6:57 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

New Zealand businesses have once again cut the time taken to pay their bills, bringing average payment times to a near-record low of 40.1 days in the December quarter of 2012, down by one week over the past 12 months. More >>

Kiwis to Take on More Credit as Confidence Grows

Thursday, 31 January 2013, 12:41 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Kiwis to Take on More Credit as Confidence Grows Kiwis are expecting to take on additional credit and increase spending in the early part of 2013, driven by an improved perception of their household finances and a greater ability to cover existing credit ... More >>

Pre-GFC Global Growth Not Expected to Resume until 2017

Tuesday, 22 January 2013, 1:43 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

The global economic recovery remains stalled five years after the GFC, with long-term growth unlikely to be achieved until 2017, according to new data from business intelligence company Dun & Bradstreet (D&B). Increased country risk over the past year saw more ... More >>

Dun & Bradstreet data shows decrease in debt referrals

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 11:14 am | Dun and Bradstreet

MEDIA RELEASE ¬Wednesday, 12 December 2012 New Year Resolutions Set to Pay Off for New Zealand More >>

Financial Worry to Prompt Cut in Christmas Spending

Thursday, 4 October 2012, 12:40 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Financial Worry to Prompt Cut in Christmas Spending Concern over finances has prompted Kiwis to tighten the purse strings over the Christmas period, with more than two-thirds of people less likely to spend on non-essentials compared to the same time last year. ... More >>

Kiwis In The Dark On Credit Reporting Reforms

Wednesday, 12 September 2012, 3:49 pm | Dun and Bradstreet

Nine in ten New Zealanders remain in the dark about what elements can be included on their credit report and four in ten are unaware they even have a credit record, according to research conducted by credit reporting agency Dun & Bradstreet (D&B). More >>