Another six months extension to Interest-free cashflow loan scheme

Another six months extension to Interest-free cashflow loan scheme

Eligible businesses including self-employed can apply until December 31 Sourced Content Wellington, July 5, 2020 Small businesses are getting greater certainty about access to finance with an extension to the interest-free cashflow loan scheme to the end of the year, Revenue and Small Business Minister Stuart Nash has said. He issued the following Statement at the Labour Congress today (July…

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Ardern says she is far away from being self-congratulatory

Ardern says she is far away from being self-congratulatory

Wellington, July 6, 2020 Labour is the best-placed party to guard against a post-Covid-19 economic disaster, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said. Speaking at the Labour Party’s Congress in Wellington on Sunday, July 5, 2020, Jacinda Ardern said that she was eager to avoid the fallout of previous crises, including “poverty, inequality and “persistent unemployment.” Pundits were quick to criticise…

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Development Finance: Focus on the overall value proposition rather than pricing

Development Finance: Focus on the overall value proposition rather than pricing

This story was updated on July 6, 2020 at 10 pm Auckland, July 5, 2020 The post Covid-19 environment is throwing up new challenges for builders and developers, as all lending institutions, bank and non-bank alike, try to make sense of the overall impact of the pandemic on the economy and property values.  Mainstream banks have limited appetite to fund…

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Russell Maher jailed for $1.55 million fraud

Russell Maher jailed for .55 million fraud

Sourced Content Wellington, July 6, 2020   A foreign exchange broker who defrauded his clients of approximately $1.55 million by using forged documents has been sentenced to three years and four months imprisonment. Russell Maher (53) was sentenced today (July 6, 2020) in the Auckland District Court on 47 representative charges of ‘Using forged documents’ brought by the Serious Fraud…

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Healthcare nurses to stop work for two hours on July 23

Healthcare nurses to stop work for two hours on July 23

Protest as pay rise talks fail Staff Reporter Auckland, July 6, 2020 More than 3400 primary health care nurses, medical receptionists and administrators employed at about 500 practices and accident and medical centres will stop work for two hours on Thursday, July 23, 2020, following the failure of talks on mediation to settle their Multi-Employer Collective Agreement (MECA). New Zealand…

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