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Business Edge, Autumn 2015

BDO's newest publication Business Edge provides insights on the key issues impacting New Zealand businesses.

The Autumn 2015 edition of Business Edge covers the following topics:

  • Are trusts dead?
    According to the Law Commission’s review of trusts law delivered in 2013, trusts form an important part of New Zealand’s economic and social life. “Trusts provide an effective way to separate the ownership of property from those who are to benefit from that ownership, and enable assets to be held collectively rather than individually.”...
     
  • Safety First
    Health and safety in the workplace is always a serious business – and it’s about to get a lot more serious. New health and safety legislation, which is set to be passed into law later this year, will introduce significant changes – and far more significant penalties for getting it wrong...
     
  • Beating Cybercrime
    Technology has transformed the way we live and work, but it can be a doubleedged sword. While it continues to offer businesses enormous opportunities for efficiency and innovation, it also offers increasing opportunities for fraudsters to exploit it...
     
  • Leadership & Governance on the Not for Profits
    The Not for Profit (NFP) sector has always played a significant role in New Zealand. From charities, clubs, unions, trade associations, sports organisations and political organisations to arts, education and social services, NFP organisations touch our lives in many fundamental and important ways...

We hope you enjoy Business Edge, and find this range of topics informative and useful.  If you have any feedback, ideas or suggestions for future articles, please feel free to email them to editor@bdo.co.nz