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Economy held afloat as New Zealand voted for new Prime Minister Article Image

Economy held afloat as New Zealand voted for new Prime Minister

30 Oct 2017

Blog

Politics has, and continues to be, the primary focus for the New Zealand economy in the wake of the September election. Particularly as Jacinda Ardern has been announced as New Zealand’s fortieth – and second youngest – Prime Minister of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

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How will a coalition government affect business growth? Article Image

How will a coalition government affect business growth?

24 Oct 2017

Blog

The latest Equipment Demand Index for New Zealand is out now and research has found that 71.2 per cent of businesses across the country expect politics to impact them. With a coalition government taking place, how will this affect business growth throughout New Zealand?

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Business gets political in latest election Article Image

Equipment Demand Index: Business gets political in latest election

24 Oct 2017

Whitepaper

With the New Zealand election now over, businesses continue to keep an eye on the political economy as 71.2 per cent are concerned that any negative activity could have an impact on growing their business.

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Businesses Under Pressure from Technology and Politics Article Image

Businesses Under Pressure from Technology and Politics

23 Oct 2017

Blog

Ongoing investment into the latest technology is essential to remain competitive, on a domestic and international level, according to the latest Equipment Demand Index (the Index). This quarter, the Index focused on technology and the role of politics in a business’ ability to grow.

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Business trends point to growth, but devil is in the detail Article Image

Business trends point to growth, but devil is in the detail

17 Oct 2017

Whitepaper

Find out how business sentiment is faring across the country and how this is affecting their ability to grow and manage their day-to-day operations including asset finance trends.

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Why are Australian businesses still NOT ready to automate? Article Image

Why are Australian businesses still NOT ready to automate?

11 Oct 2017

Blog

Not only does automation have the ability to add $2.2 trillion to the Australian economy by 2030, but it’s also predicted to reduce workplace injuries by 11 per cent and improve 62 per cent of low-skilled workers job satisfaction as it will help transition them into new roles or developing new skill sets.

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Stranded assets, climate change and disruptive markets Article Image

Stranded assets, climate change and disruptive markets

28 Sep 2017

Blog

Stranded assets are an emerging risk management teams should be exploring to ensure they are making the most effective use of their investments.

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Virtual reality making schools of the future Article Image

Virtual reality making schools of the future

11 Sep 2017

Blog

Technology has become an integral part of our world. From social media to robotics and from basic word processing to virtual reality, technology is playing an increasingly important role in just about every aspect of our lives.

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The power of non-bank funding in today’s business environment Article Image

The power of non-bank funding in today’s business environment

31 Aug 2017

Blog

Australian businesses are increasingly turning away from traditional lenders such as big banks and are seeking alternate funding solutions from non bank firms to support their growth.

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World of demand set to devour farming industry as exports rocket Article Image

World of demand set to devour farming industry as exports rocket

29 Aug 2017

Blog

New, ambitious targets have been set for the farming and wider agriculture industry to drive Australian food and produce exports and to meet the world’s rising population. But are they ready to meet these new targets?

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Entrepreneur Programme, Velocity, Announce Challenge Qualifiers Article Image

Entrepreneur Programme, Velocity, Announce Challenge Qualifiers

28 Aug 2017

Blog

Velocity, New Zealand’s leading entrepreneur program, has announced the qualifying start-up teams for their $100,000 challenge.

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