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Competitive Landscape a Worry for Kiwi Insurers – PwC Report

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:20 am | PwC

PwC’s Reinventing insurance, one step at a time Report, ranks competition as the third greatest risk in NZ (up from number five in 2015) while change management and technology are listed as the biggest risks for insurers. More >>

Budget 2017 - Something for (almost) everyone

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 2:21 pm | PwC

Budget 2017 has brought something for everyone, with wide-ranging spending for families and infrastructure two areas that are seeing the most investment. “Minister of Finance Stephen Joyce’s first budget finally reaps the rewards of the Government’s ... More >>

Budget 2017 – Consumer spending a winner from Family Income

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 2:20 pm | PwC

The Government announced today a Family Incomes Package to support New Zealand families, giving families more after-tax income to spend on goods and services in the coming years. More >>

Budget 2017 – On a roll: Roads and rail the big winners

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 2:19 pm | PwC

Budget 2017 – On a roll: Roads and rail the big winners from increased infrastructure spending More >>

Trade & business uncertainty won’t hold back investment

Friday, 18 November 2016, 9:32 am | PwC

Over half the businesses in APEC’s 21 economies (53%) surveyed by PwC, plan to increase their overseas investments. This is despite reporting fragile confidence in the broader economic outlook and disappointment with progress on free trade. More >>

Staffing issues could stunt success of NZ family businesses

Friday, 4 November 2016, 4:20 pm | PwC

The 2016 PwC Family Business Survey reveals that New Zealand family businesses are worried about market conditions and finding the right staff, despite their increased growth over the past year. More >>

Quality of living a priority in creating a successful city

Thursday, 8 September 2016, 2:40 pm | PwC

The good life is not a luxury. It’s a basic requirement for cities and businesses that want to attract and keep talent. Results from PwC’s Cities of Opportunity: A New Zealand perspective show that balance works best in creating a successful city. More >>

NZ consistent in keeping mature workers in jobs for longer

Wednesday, 15 June 2016, 9:57 am | PwC

PwC’s Golden Age Index reveals that New Zealand is one of the best-performing OECD countries when it comes to harnessing the economic power of workers aged 55 and above. More >>

Digital media on track for double-digit growth

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 11:55 am | PwC

New Zealanders are continuing to turn away from print in favour of digital alternatives. In fact, across all channels, digital will see a growth rate of 10% a year between now and 2020, compared to 0.3% for non-digital publications. That’s just one of ... More >>

PwC supports NZ Milk Futures to manage milk price risk

Friday, 27 May 2016, 12:07 pm | PwC

The NZX today launched a NZ Milk Futures contract that will eventually provide the opportunity for large and small dairy farmers to proactively risk manage milk price movements and volatility. More >>

NZ Budget 2016: Another big Budget for healthcare

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:15 pm | PwC

After two years of strong increases in funding, healthcare has benefitted from further announcements in today’s Budget. The Government has committed $2.2 billion over the next four years to relieve demand pressures. More >>

NZ Budget 2016: Budget paints a strong picture for economy

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:12 pm | PwC

The country’s economy is in a strong position, according to the latest figures and forecasts released in today’s Budget, with unemployment dropping, wage forecasts rising and strong export figures. More >>

NZ Budget 2016: Is there room for tax cuts next year?

Thursday, 26 May 2016, 2:07 pm | PwC

The big question after Budget 2016 is whether there is room for tax cuts in Budget 2017? The Government is caught between population growth putting pressure on core public services, low inflation leading to subdued tax revenue, and an ongoing need ... More >>

PwC works with cloud leaders

Tuesday, 23 February 2016, 2:52 pm | PwC

PwC works with cloud leaders including Xero & Spotlight Reporting to create an innovative cloud solution PwC today announced it is working with a range of Australasian cloud providers, from startups to market leaders, to deliver a purpose-built cloud ... More >>

Survey finds 40% of New Zealand CEOs very confident

Friday, 19 February 2016, 10:02 am | PwC

Survey finds 40% of New Zealand CEOs very confident about revenue growth, despite an expected challenging global economy this year More >>

Sustained profits under pressure

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:39 pm | PwC

New Zealand’s five major banks (ANZ, ASB, BNZ, Kiwibank and Westpac) net profit before tax has increased to $1,696 million during the third quarter of the 2015 calendar year (being 1 July 2015 to 30 September 2015, 3Q2015), however net interest margins ... More >>

New Zealand Government continues steady as she goes approach

Tuesday, 15 December 2015, 2:30 pm | PwC

Faced with increasing calls for loosening the purse strings, together with subdued growth and low inflation, Finance Minister Bill English has stuck to his ‘steady as she goes’ strategy of the last 5 years following the Half-Yearly Economic and ... More >>

NZ banking industry’s biggest fears for 2015 revealed

Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 10:08 am | PwC

New Zealand’s banking industry is more optimistic than any other country, registering the lowest levels of overall anxiety and the highest levels of preparedness of all countries surveyed, according to Banking Banana Skins 2015: Recovery under threat ... More >>

PwC strengthens its tax service offerings

Monday, 30 November 2015, 1:00 pm | PwC

PwC New Zealand is growing the tax offerings of its firm with the acquisition of Wellington-based, tax specialist practice TaxTeam. The business, and 12 staff members, will move in to PwC’s Wellington office on 113-119 The Terrace today. More >>

New Zealand retains 22nd ranking in ease of paying taxes

Friday, 20 November 2015, 10:08 am | PwC

New Zealand has retained its 22nd ranking out of 189 economies in its ease of paying taxes, according to Paying Taxes 2016 , now in its tenth edition. The unique study by PwC and the World Bank Group is the only piece of research which measures the ... More >>