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Collaboration needed to keep Not for Profit sector healthy

23 Sep 2013

Collaboration must occur in the Not for Profit sector throughout both Australia and New Zealand otherwise many organisations will cease to exist, according to a comprehensive report on the sector entitled ‘Doing good and doing it well?’ undertaken by Grant Thornton.

Social enterprises ring warning bells for cash-strapped Not for Profit sector

23 Sep 2013

Not for Profit organisations are being warned to think carefully before becoming involved in trading organisations to generate income, with a new survey finding many are doing so with insufficient preparation or due diligence.

Opportunity for Not for Profit Boards to better understand responsibilities

23 Sep 2013

Directors and trustees in the Not for Profit sector must perform at the same level as their counterparts in the public and private sectors.

Online volunteers putting Not for Profit sector at risk, new report says

23 Sep 2013

The tendency of Not for Profit organisations in New Zealand to rely on enthusiastic volunteers to manage their social media activities is described in a special report as risky and recommends they follow the Australian sector and invest more in this area.

Not for Profits preparing well for future accounting and auditing changes

23 Sep 2013

New Zealand Not for Profit organisations are preparing well for pending changes to financial reporting and auditing requirements according to a new survey of the sector.

New Zealand ranked fourth as an economy for business growth

17 Sep 2013

New Zealand is now one of the most attractive countries in the world for supporting and enabling dynamic business growth, having risen from 13th in 2012 to fourth in the latest Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013.

Low investment in R&D holds back New Zealand’s business growth

16 Sep 2013

Low investment in R&D as a percentage of GDP is holding back New Zealand’s potential for dynamic business growth, according to the latest Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013.

Low productivity and an aging population hold back New Zealand’s business growth

16 Sep 2013

New Zealand has the fourth most dynamic economy in the world, but an aging population and poor labour productivity could hold us back from reaching our full potential for business growth, according to the latest Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013.

Australia leads but China closing as destination for business growth; New Zealand ranked fourth

16 Sep 2013

Australia leads but China is the big mover in terms of the development of its business growth environment according to the Grant Thornton Global Dynamism Index (GDI) 2013. New Zealand is ranked an improving fourth.

Seize the moment – Now is the time to invest for growth

22 Aug 2013

Brave business decisions made now could reap major dividends as New Zealand companies and the world economy slowly emerge from the long-term effects of the Global Financial Crisis.