Minor Government supplier rule tweaks could majorly reshape our economy
What happens when the nation’s biggest spender changes the way it shops? It has the potential to shift our entire economy.
More focus on mid-sized businesses critical for New Zealand’s economic growth
Despite their significant contribution to the economy, a New Zealand study released today has found our mid-sized businesses are not performing as well as their counterparts overseas.
Recession indicators adding up
Indicators are currently accumulating that point to a recession. The most alarming warning sign is the US yield curve which plots the yields of Treasury maturities.
Business optimism across Asia Pacific continues to decline
Latest research from Grant Thornton International reveals that business optimism continues to decline amid swirling economic uncertainty; across the Asia Pacific region, optimism took a dive in Q2 2019 dropping to 23% from 55% percent in Q2 2018.
First liquidators’ report on Cryptopia released today
The liquidators for Christchurch-based crypto exchange, Cryptopia released their first report into the company’s affairs today.
Cryptopia Limited appoints Grant Thornton as liquidators
David Ruscoe and Russell Moore from Grant Thornton New Zealand were yesterday appointed liquidators of Cryptopia Limited, a New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange based in Christchurch.
NZ land prices still the elephant in the room for construction sector
The Government’s Construction Sector Accord is a welcome initiative for the troubled sector.
Trading with the US is now more taxing for NZ businesses
Businesses currently operating in the United States or planning to tap into this market should review their tax obligations as the rules are everchanging.
Deal or no deal: NZ businesses need to anticipate Brexit impact now, regardless of outcomes
The Brexit Withdrawal Agreement has been rejected by the UK Parliament for a second time, and the chances of a no-deal Brexit have increased exponentially.
NZ economic uncertainty soars, business optimism dips: international business report
Following a period of heightened optimism and strong economic growth, the outlook for businesses internationally in 2019 is declining as the global economic cycle cools and political uncertainty sets in, according to research from Grant Thornton’s International Business Report (IBR).