16 December 2010
Why wouldn't we expect to work longer as we live longer, asks Andrew Gawith, director of Gareth Morgan Investments.
18 November 2010
A sustainable economic recovery is underway and will pick up momentum next year as the Government continues to roll out its economic plan, Finance Minister Bill English says.
15 November 2010
At the half-way mark, voting in this year’s “People’s Choice KiwiSaver Communication Award” is progressing well. Workplace Savings NZ Executive Director Bruce Kerr says more than 99% of voters have so far rated their providers’ communications as ‘good’ or ‘excellent’.
10 November 2010
We have today uploaded the Workplace Savings NZ submission to the Commercer Select Committee in relation to the above bill.
7 October 2010
Making KiwiSaver a compulsory savings isn’t the silver bullet to address New Zealand’s dismal savings record, with the evidence across the Tasman unclear, according to the Savings Working Group.
15 September 2010
Improvements to KiwiSaver regulation including periodic reporting, increased fund manager and trustee responsibility have been introduced in a bill to Parliament.
14 September 2010
The proposed new market regulator will be able to enforce the duties of people involved in financial markets when it's in the public interest, a significant new power under a bill introduced to Parliament today. The board setting up the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) requested the new power because it believed there was a gap in the authority's ability to effectively enforce and supervise New Zealand's financial markets, Commerce Minister Simon Power said.
8 September 2010
Qualifying Financial Entity (QFE) status, like authorisation, will have a shelf life and renewal process come into play which implies a need for regulatory assurance says Commissioner for Financial Advisers David Mayhew. Speaking at the Workplace Savings conference he said QFE's must remain capable of delivering compliance with legislation.
30 August 2010
The next decade will see unprecedented change in New Zealand's savings landscape. That's the prediction from New Zealand's premier savings industry conference ‘Workplace Savings 20/20' that ended on Friday.
24 August 2010
An independent Savings Working Group announced today by the Government has a wide brief to consider how New Zealand can improve its national savings, Finance Minister Bill English says.