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  • Guilty plea in $23m SCF case

    High-flying fraudster Gavin Clifford Bennett spent $A900,000 (NZ$1.16 million) on "regular payments to various female companions", according to the Serious Fraud Office (SFO).

  • Former Datasouth employees launch new venture

    Steven Knutson and Peter Cummins lost their jobs on March 31 when the Christchurch-based DatasouthBusiness Solutions went into liquidation. Two days later, together with David Carter, from Datapro, the former members of the Datasouth software team formed Canterbury Business Solutions.

  • Datasouth sets up training in Canterbury

    Christchurch-based IT company Datasouth has partnered with the Organisation Development Institute to provide technical training workshops for organisations in the Canterbury region. “Training is an under-utilised way for organisations to improve the value they get out of their IT investment, which is particularly important in the current economic environment,” said Hayley Bryan, Datasouth’s CEO. “In our work we often see a need for organisations to upskill their staff so they have the right knowledge to use existing systems more effectively,” she added. Datasouth has provided training for customers in the past but is looking to broaden the offering.