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5 Minutes With… Anne-Maree Docherty

Anne-Maree is experienced in finance administration, having worked in the credit field for over 10 years with Unilever Australasia, and in the mining industry with Komatsu as a procurement officer. Anne-Maree has excellent communication and numeracy skills, and a good...

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5 Minutes With… Alex Russell

Alex is an experienced finance professional with strong skills in Relationship Management, Business Development and Customer Service. With NZ Level 5 Financial Advice and Investment Advice certification, alongside many years of experience in the insurance industry,...

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SMEs, Specialist Advisers and the Six Step Advice Process

Did you know that the laws governing financial advice in New Zealand have changed? The introduction of the New Financial Advice Regime has been designed for SMEs to get more from their specialist advisors, with changes having come into effect earlier this year. The...

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5 Minutes With… Silvana Martinez

Silvana joined the team in 2016 and manages the day-to-day administration functions of the business. She is a highly skilled Customer Service/Administrator with extensive experience in financial and government sectors. Silvana is responsible for our database...

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Invoice Finance Myths, Debunked

According to Stuff.co.nz, Kiwi companies borrow about $1b against their invoices annually, compared with a figure of $78b in Australia. Invoice finance volumes are slowly growing in New Zealand however compared to our Australian counterparts, this business finance...

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Megatrends and Australia’s Logistics Sector

Did you know that in 2020 a decade’s worth of digital transformation occurred in the space of a few months? This was fuelled by the necessity for remote working, learning, shopping, healthcare, communication and entertainment – all of course due to the COVID...

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Invoice Finance for the Civil Construction Industry

With record government investment in the civil and construction industry, there has never been a better time for SMEs to make the most of such lucrative opportunities. However, the rewards that come from taking on big business contracts are not without risk.  In...

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Broker Insights Series – Terry Ellis

PLEASE TELL US ABOUT THE NATURE OF YOUR BUSINESS. Finance New Zealand is New Zealand’s leading commercial, business and asset adviser business.  We provide finance solutions to companies throughout the country. We have access to a wide range of funding partners, which...

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Apricity’s Top Tips for NZ EOFY 2021

Successful businesses are organised - they don’t procrastinate or hesitate. This means ensuring you’re prepared for the end of financial year as March 31 fast approaches. Have you got your tax receipts in order?  Are you clear on how any legislation changes could...

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Government Infrastructure Spending in 2021

As a result of the pandemic, both the Federal and State Governments have boosted infrastructure spending to assist with the economic recovery. The additional funding has been significant - $66.9 billion is set to be spent on infrastructure in the 2020-21 financial...

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International Women’s Day 2021: Team Spotlight

Rebecca is an experienced Sales and Relationship Manager within the Financial Services industry. Joining Apricity in our Brisbane office in 2018, Rebecca has previously worked for ANZ and Bank of Queensland across Risk, Compliance, Sales, Financial Markets, and...

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Broker Insights Series – Paul Clark

PLEASE TELL US ABOUT THE NATURE OF YOUR BUSINESSI work with  Crediflex, which is 100% New Zealand owned and operated and has grown to become one of the country’s largest asset and commercial finance providers. We offer clients a choice of lending solutions, without...

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