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).
Grant Thornton New Zealand announces new senior appointments
Grant Thornton New Zealand is delighted to announce several senior appointments within the firm.
Strategic investment drives strong growth for Grant Thornton
Grant Thornton International Ltd said today a deliberate focus on key strategic growth markets has led to record combined global revenues of USD5.45 billion for the financial year ended 30 September 2018, driven by broad-based growth of 9.4% across the network. This is the network’s highest rate of growth in six years.
Education Provider in Interim Liquidation
Taratahi was yesterday placed in Interim Liquidation, at the request of its Board of Trustees, by the High Court.
Ebert creditors vote to change liquidators
Today, Ebert Construction’s creditors voted to replace Grant Thornton New Zealand as liquidator for the construction company, and have appointed BDO in their place.
Lack of investment biggest threat to global economy, NZ ahead of the curve
According to Grant Thornton International’s latest International Business Report (IBR) survey, New Zealand business leaders are becoming less confident about the economic outlook with optimism falling from 76% in Q1 2018 to 60% last quarter. This is consistent with the global average which has fallen from an all-time high of 61% in Q1 to 54% in Q2.
Anxiety over available workforce threatens NZ business optimism
New Zealand’s optimistic business outlook is under threat by a potential shortage of skilled workers.
Budget 2018: Is a camel a horse designed by committee?
The compromises of the Labour-led government’s first budget was a sign of the consultation required in a coalition, says Grant Thornton’s Greg Thompson.
Budget 18 is stuck in the present. We need investment in innovation for the future
The Budget’s R&D spend looks less than futuristic, says Grant Thornton’s Greg Thompson.