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Five things to keep an eye on in Budget 2021

Cameron Bagrie
Tue, 18 May 2021

Every year, journalists scramble in a Beehive lock-up to make sense of the annual government budget
Cameron Bagrie
Tue, 18 May 2021
Thursday's budget will contain a summary of the normal lolly scramble, but there's always devil in the detail.Here are five devils to keep an eye on.1/ The trend for growthGovernments need money coming in the door to send it back out into the community. Faster growth delivers more revenue. It provides spending options.We are experiencing a cyclical upturn which is supporting tax revenue. The economy moves in cycles but ultimately it is the trend for growth over several years that matters.     A 1% change in gross domestic...

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Why US private equity still sees a silver lining in the All Blacks
Trevor McKewen | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

 Silver Lake has been battered from pillar to post in the great Kiwi rugby debate. So, why is it not giving up?

On the Money
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OTM this week: who is the go-to lawyer for high net worth New Zealanders, can this listed company boss rev up his firm, which tech exec is living la vida normal, and more.

Has Rob Everett thrown a hospital pass?
Brian Gaynor | Sat, 16 Oct 2021

Samantha Barrass, Rob Everett’s successor at the FMA, may have a baptism of fire.

Let's not lose sight of the wood for the trees

As much generation will need to be built in the next 14 years as has been built in the last 40+ years for Aotearoa to meet its commitment of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.

Getting the health and safety of remote workers right

With many staff working alone or in isolated situations, workplace health and safety is an operational priority. Here is how your business can protect remote workers.