Author: Vivier & Co

New Zealand retains the top spot in the latest world bank ease of business rankings.For the third consecutive year, New Zealand (#1), Singapore (#2) and Denmark (#3) occupied the coveted top three positions in a World Bank report on the ease of doing business around...

Opening a bank account for your child is the best way to teach them about finance.  It’ll be their first taste of money management, but without the risk because you retain some of the control.Reaching adulthood is an exciting prospect for most young people, but...

When Vivier considers the risk and potential profit (return) from an investment, residential property located within the UK is one of the best investment options. The Vivier team has decades of combined experience in property investment and knows exactly the type of properties to invest...

Small and geographically remote, New Zealand is far from being a traditional offshore financial centre. However, part of Australasia, this country is financially sophisticated and offers investors all the advantages of any other offshore jurisdiction. Even more, we would say.New Zealand is a stable parliamentary...

Many misconceptions exist about offshore banking. Ideas such as foreign bank accounts are illegal or that their services are only used by the super-wealthy frequently emerge in the media. In reality, there are many similarities between local and offshore banking; the latter being much more...

What’s the difference between having a local bank account and an offshore bank account? An offshore account, also known as an overseas or international bank account, is an account that is based outside of an individual’s home country. Many people who need to deal with...

Economists in favour of Remain largely agree that leaving the EU will deal a considerable blow to UK exports to Europe and weaken Foreign Direct Investment, which could lead to an increase in unemployment and a fall in GDP. Proponents of Remain argue that being...

Vivier, the multinational financial services group, has appointed Martin Haschka Chief Executive Officer, effective ‎December 2017. Martin has over 20 years’ experience working within the financial services industry in a number of ‎high ranking executive roles.‎Martin brings to the Auckland-based Group a wealth of knowledge...