NBR: Andrew Barnes Appointed to Chair of Simply Payroll

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The founder of New Zealand’s foremost provider of online Will services, Kōwhiri, is deepening his investment in local innovation by taking the role of chair of the board of Simply Payroll, the new mobile application for payroll. Andrew Barnes, founder of the leading trust company Perpetual Guardian and its parent company Complectus (which also owns several corporate trustees) has invested …

GFNZ first-half profit soars 423% on lending growth

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GFNZ Group [NZAX: GFL], the finance company formerly known as Geneva Finance, posted a 423%  jump in first-half profit as the lender benefited from an expanded loan book. Net profit rose to $1.5 million, or 0.31c per share, in the six months ended September 30 from $288,000, or 0.07c, a year earlier, the Auckland-based company said in a statement. Net …