Month: October 2015


Please Bill no tax cuts

By Tristan Dean – 28 October 2015 When presenting this year’s budget, Bill English announced that tax cuts could be on the cards for next year. It is hardly a coincidence that a tax cut would arrive in an election year, putting more cash in the back pocket of voters just as they are heading […]

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What the first 25 years have taught Urgent Couriers

By Hayes Knight – 22 October 2015 Keeping up with customers’ changing needs and new ways of doing business is essential for a company’s long-term viability. But the businesses that really thrive are led by CEOs who don’t just want to keep up, they’re always looking to stay ahead of the curve. Among them is […]

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How Cuesko was start-up savvy

By Hayes Knight – 19 October 2015 If ever there was a good time to launch a business in the construction industry, now would be it. With the Christchurch rebuild and rising demand for Auckland residential development, the dark days of the GFC are in the past. But for the directors of quantity surveying firm […]

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Wallace Cotton and the rewards of doing things differently

By Hayes Knight – 15 October 2015 E-commerce is big business. Just ask online-only retailers like Amazon, beauty products supplier Strawberrynet, and fashion marketplace ASOS. With everyone shopping online, retailers that don’t supplement their bricks-and-mortar stores with an e-commerce offering risk getting left behind. But one Kiwi company is successfully bucking that trend. Wallace Cotton […]

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