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Land prices still the elephant in the room for construction

Wednesday, 17 April 2019, 9:16 am | Grant Thornton International

The Government’s Construction Sector Accord is a welcome initiative for the troubled sector. Recent data from NZIER shows that the industry is in for a long cold winter; profitability expectations for the next quarter have dropped from -22% in Q4 2018 ... More >>

SMEs give vote of confidence to NZ tax system

Monday, 15 September 2014, 4:23 pm | Grant Thornton International

Bucking the trend of most countries around the world, New Zealand small to medium enterprises (SMEs) are extremely comfortable with New Zealand tax policy and the tax risk on their companies. More >>

Understanding Is Key to Doing Business In China

Wednesday, 5 June 2013, 10:14 am | Grant Thornton International

Now is the time for New Zealand businesses to be setting up operations in China, but cultural differences need to be addressed, says visiting global business risk leader. More >>

A Struggle To Find Skilled Workers; Apprentices Needed

Thursday, 7 February 2013, 8:40 am | Grant Thornton International

News release Businesses Struggle To Find Skilled Workers; Apprentices Needed 6 February 2013 While New Zealand’s unemployment rate hit 7.3% in the last quarter of 2012, over half of the country’s businesses are struggling to recruit skilled workers, ... More >>

$9 Million First Pay-Out To HMF Investors

Monday, 2 April 2012, 2:21 pm | Grant Thornton International

Most Hubbard Management Fund (HMF) investors received their first interim pay-out from the statutory managers, Grant Thornton New Zealand, last Friday. More >>

New Zealand lags behind sentiment for acquisitions

Tuesday, 1 March 2011, 1:08 pm | Grant Thornton International

The number of New Zealand businesses planning to grow through acquisition over the next three years is virtually static, according to a survey of privately held businesses by Grant Thornton. The figure remained almost unchanged at 37% - in line with the ... More >>

New Zealand business optimism at new high

Monday, 4 January 2010, 12:05 am | Grant Thornton International

New Zealand businesses are more optimistic than they have been in years, according to the annual economic outlook survey by business advisors Grant Thornton. More >>

Cost Of Staff Soaring For NZ Businesses

Wednesday, 2 April 2008, 2:17 pm | Grant Thornton International

A big majority of privately-held New Zealand businesses are paying significantly more in staff costs than a year ago, according to the International Business Report produced by accountancy and business advisory firm Grant Thornton. More >>

IRD Use Of Money Interest Rates "Usury"

Monday, 23 April 2007, 3:24 pm | Grant Thornton International

"Increased use of money interest rates charged by the IRD from 8 March are usury and should immediately be reduced," said Greg Thompson, Grant Thornton Director for Taxation Advisory Services for New Zealand. More >>

Women In Business Management Losing Ground

Thursday, 8 March 2007, 2:30 pm | Grant Thornton International

The glass ceiling in New Zealand management meeting rooms has sunk lower than it was three years ago. More >>