Wolters Kluwer webinar to shed light on BEPS Pillar Two
Wolters Kluwer is hosting a webinar to enhance understanding of BEPS Pillar Two, to help solve compliance challenges for multinational firms.
Multinationals bracing for impact as OECD's BEPS Initiative rolls out
Multinationals face a major shift with OECD's BEPS rules, with over 77% unprepared for the upcoming tax changes.
Cloud technology's potential impact on New Zealand economy
AWS research shows that small to medium-sized Kiwi enterprises adopting cloud technology could generate NZ$1.5bn in productivity gains by 2030.
OECD adopts privacy safeguards while accessing personal data
The agreement is on approaches to safeguarding the privacy and other freedoms when accessing personal data for national security and law enforcement purposes.
DSL still experiencing rapid rates of decline in OECD countries
High-speed fibre internet continues to be the most significant player in OECD countries, with growth rates still powering ahead of DSL.
GDP rise set for NZ, but OECD recommends digital transformation to drive growth
New Zealand's GDP is set to rise by 3.8% this year, according to new OECD research, but challenges remain for the country's economic growth and stability.
High-speed fibre overtakes DSL internet for first time in OECD countries
High-speed fibre internet subscriptions have overtaken copper-wire DSL connections across OECD countries, according to new data.
COVID-19 crisis accentuating the need to bridge digital divide
The crisis has accentuated our dependence on digital technologies and exposed the reality of the digital divides between and within countries.
High-speed fibre now makes up half of fixed Internet in nine OECD countries
Overall, fibre broadband connections have increased 3% from 24% to 27% in the space of one year, indicating that it is still a slow process for many countries.
Mobile data usage causes huge demand for mobile broadband
In 2018, broadband subscriptions rose by 8%, or 108 million subscriptions, resulting in mobile broadband penetration reaching just under 110%.
New Zealand rated 'compliant' in OECD tax transparency review
The OECD’s Global Forum issued the rating after examining NZ's laws and practices on the exchange of information with other tax authorities.
AU behind in robot uptake, NZ named IoT leader - report ranks countries on digital tech
The report shows how Australia, New Zealand and other OECD countries are pushing ahead in developing new digital technologies.
Attracting customers a major challenge for SMEs – survey
Over 5,000 exporting SMEs globally were asked to consider the online tools that help them sell internationally.
NZ sitting rosy when it comes to education, OECD report finds
New Zealand's education sector is performing well compared to other developed countries, according to the OECD's Education at a Glance report.
World leaders sign on for digital economy
New Zealand is among countries across the world committing to work together to do more to seize the potential of the digital economy.
NZ ranks high in literacy levels
NZ shines on global stage with top five ranking in world literacy levels, hailing a more nuanced approach to measuring literacy for future societies.
Kiwi principals back OCED's proposed education solutions
New Zealand principals support OECD's innovative solutions for education, including early childhood programs and teacher morale.
New Zealand sitting pretty on global broadband stage
New Zealand ranks highly in global broadband connectivity, with 4th place for mobile broadband and 14th for fixed broadband, according to the OECD.
NZ Super Fund's Orr says responsible investing now a groundswell globally
NZ Superannuation Fund chief executive Adrian Orr said long-term and responsible investing has become a groundswell globally, rather than a ripple.
Taxpayer money-go-rounds hampering growth, says NZ Initiative
Income redistribution schemes such as Working for Families, which pay back money people have often already paid as tax, are a barrier to the econom.
UPDATE: Global push to act on tax avoidance has broad support, English says
There is broad global support for moves to curb international tax avoidance, New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English said on the sidelines of the.
Tech sector concerned at slip in education standards
The fastest growing industry sector in New Zealand has reacted strongly to an international report that shows New Zealand has slipped backwards in education standards when compared to other OECD countries.
ICT’s economic impact
Software is one of the fastest growing segments in ICT, so how does New Zealand’s software economy measure up?.
Modest yet solid recovery for ANZ IT
According to the latest Ovum report, the ANZ IT services market will show a modest recovery with growth above 4.