Thursday, 13 December 2018

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  • NZCU Baywide wins Canstar Awards third year in a row

    12:50 | 11/12/18
    NZCU Baywide, New Zealand’s largest credit union, is celebrating its third big win in the annual Canstar Awards in as many years after being rated once again as an “outstanding value” lender for both its secured and unsecured personal and ... more»
  • Finaccess bid for Restaurant Brands control gets thumbs up

    12:49 | 11/12/18
    Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Finaccess Capital's $881.5 million bid for three-quarters of Restaurant Brands New Zealand has the backing of the Kiwi firm's board, with the per-share price topping the independent adviser's assessment.  more»
  • Accenture Acquires PrimeQ

    12:16 | 11/12/18
    Acquisition makes Accenture the largest Oracle Cloud Systems Integrator in New Zealand and Australia  more»
  • Espionage Group Compromises Government Agencies

    12:14 | 11/12/18
    Symantec researchers have discovered the cyber espionage group, dubbed Seedworm (aka MuddyWater or Zagos), has upped its ante in recent months, infiltrating more than 30 organisations since late September. Seedworm has successfully infiltrated telecommunications ... more»
  • NZ dollar climbs to 15-month high vs pound

    11:38 | 11/12/18
    Dec. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar climbed to a 15-month high against the British pound after a delayed Brexit vote reignited fears the UK won't agree to terms on leaving the European Union, adding to uncertainty in the global economy. more»
  • ACC levy reduction welcomed

    11:36 | 11/12/18
    The levy paid by employers and the self-employed will reduce from an average 72 cents to 67 cents per $100 of liable earnings from next year.  more»
  • New Chief Executive, New Zealand Customs Service appointed

    11:08 | 11/12/18
    State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Christine Stevenson as Comptroller of Customs and Chief Executive, New Zealand Customs Service. “I am very pleased to appoint Ms Stevenson to this role,” the Commissioner ... more»
  • Hospitality spending rises as petrol prices retreat

    10:57 | 11/12/18
    Drivers spent less on fuel in November as pump prices eased off record highs, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • FHH requires highest subcontractor safety standards

    10:53 | 11/12/18
    With safety as the paramount priority in Fulton Hogan Hiways, the company has been committed to upgrading its subcontractors, according to FHH Manager Health and Safety John Tinsley. more»
  • Crypto agents offering fully online verification system

    10:35 | 11/12/18
    With anti-money laundering compliance getting harder and harder, it’s no surprise that companies are struggling to keep up. But one company is leading the way with the first fully electronic verification system. more»
  • ASB announces appointment of new investment manager

    10:20 | 11/12/18
    ASB Group Investments (ASBGI) has appointed Vanguard Investments Australia Limited (Vanguard) as the new investment manager for the Australasian Equity assets of a number of its products, including the ASB KiwiSaver scheme and ASB Investment Funds. ... more»
  • MPI prosecutes Yealands Wines for unprecedented offending

    09:59 | 11/12/18
    The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has prosecuted a leading New Zealand wine company for deliberate, deceptive and sustained breaches of the Wine Act.  more»
  • Yealands Wines Pleads Guilty to MPI Charges

    09:51 | 11/12/18
    Yealands Estate Wines Ltd today pleaded guilty to five charges laid by MPI in the District Court at Blenheim. These relate to inaccurate internal wine records and the making of false statements in export eligibility applications under the Wine ... more»
  • Ngai Tahu Tourism CEO receives Business Scholarship

    09:48 | 11/12/18
    Ngai Tahu Tourism Kaihautu (Chief Executive) Quinton Hall has received one of the 2018 Prime Minister’s Business Scholarships.  more»
  • Small Business Council welcomes unfair practices paper

    09:37 | 11/12/18
    Small Business Council chair Tenby Powell says a new discussion paper aimed at better protecting consumers and businesses from unfair commercial practices makes a valuable and timely contribution to small business sector. more»
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