Budget 2015: Great Expectations
In the wake of a more than convincing election victory, the Government now needs to set its sights on carefully managing electorate expectations in Budget 2015. So what are some of the great expectations the Government has to manage in 2015?
Dramatic fall in women around NZ board tables
Figures released from the Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) to mark International Women’s Day on Sunday 8 March 2015, show that New Zealand women are going backwards rapidly on several fronts when it comes to senior management and boardroom appointments.
Importance of India highlighted by trade talks and soaring business confidence
On the back of a further round of trade talks between New Zealand and India that were concluded last week, soaring Indian business confidence levels continue to underpin the importance of the world’s second biggest country to New Zealand.