Andrew Barnes in NZ Management

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Andrew Barnes, managing director of trustee company Perpetual Guardian, concedes he’s “more a leader than a manager”. He can now reasonably extend his credentials to include entrepreneur, given that he was a finalist in New Zealand’s 2015 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Reg Birchfield talked to Barnes about his rise to the top of his adopted country’s …

Andrew Barnes on Breakfast TV1

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  Philanthropy New Zealand unveiled its Giving New Zealand report at a Who’s Who philanthropy event at Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology. It revealed a boom in people leaving money to charities in their wills, with a 29 per cent growth in the value of bequests to charities, up from $122 million in 2011 to $157m in 2014. Liz …

Philanthropy New Zealand unveiled its Giving New Zealand report

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Giving from the grave is expanding rapidly, say Liz Gibbs, chief executive of Philanthropy New Zealand, and Andrew Barnes, chief executive of Perpetual Guardian. Philanthropy New Zealand unveiled its Giving New Zealand report at a Who’s Who philanthropy event at Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology on Wednesday. It revealed a boom in people leaving money to charities in their …

Beneficiary risk: The new reason to change your will

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Charlotte Lockhart, sales and marketing director at trustee company Perpetual Guardian, said changes in the lives of the testator’s beneficiary was a little-recognised reason to change your will. This can be termed beneficiary risk, and it is very real in a country where many people own their own businesses, and have signed personal guarantees with lenders like banks. Many people change …