5 Franchise Opportunities for Investors

5 Franchise Opportunities for Investors

If a person has some extra cash to invest or they are looking for a business investment that will hopefully yield big returns, franchise business opportunities may be in their future. For those individuals who are eager to be their own boss and have the investable capital to spend, here are some franchise opportunities for investors […]

New Zealand Power Company axes 100 jobs to save $40M

New Zealand's biggest listed electricity company has just reached the end of a $2 billion spending programme on new power stations

New Zealand Power Company axes 100 jobs to save $40M

The power plant at Contact Energy’s Otahuhu Power Station Photo/ Greg Bowker  Contact Energy, which is owned by Origin Energy in Australia, says electricity demand remains weak, and shows few prospects of growth. Electricity Authority statistics show that two-year contracts for wholesale power, are down 26 per cent on current prices. CEO, Dennis Barnes is […]