A small but vocal group of Dunedin business people yesterday
met Telecom executive Paul Deavoll to receive an update on
measures to strengthen the troublesome XT mobile network.
Signs of stability were returning to manufacturing in Otago
and Southland, Otago-Southland Employers Association chief
executive John Scandrett said yesterday.
Dunedin could play a pivotal part in plans to form an
Asia-Pacific financial services hub in New Zealand, Dunedin
businessman Craig Myles, of Myles Wealth Management, said
Economists will this morning focus on whether the Reserve
Bank makes any mention of the Government's plans for the May
20 Budget when it releases its own monetary policy statement.
The Briscoe Group yesterday declared a substantially improved
dividend as the retailer enjoyed the benefits of a key
restructuring programme put in place in the past year.
Concerns about KiwiSaver could lead to greater disclosure and
stricter regulation of non-default accounts, Commerce
Minister Simon Power said yesterday.
The Warehouse Group is unlikely to emulate the success of
Briscoe Group when it reports its interim profit on Friday.
Internet security remains an issue and although Mack-line has
written about the need to be careful, a story breaking late
last week has prompted a new warning.
Tax changes being announced in the May 20 Budget will be
brought forward by the Government, with the planned,
contentious alterations for most New Zealanders introduced on
October 1 is the first feasible date for the Government to
introduce its the wide-ranging tax changes expected in the
May 20 Budget, tax expert Peter Truman says.
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