Minimum wage increase

The Government announced that the adult minimum wage will go up by 50 cents to $15.25 an hour from 1 April 2016.

The starting-out and training hourly minimum wages rates will also increase from $11.80 to $12.20 per hour from 1 April 2016.

Business Banking to Broker

Anna McClure was our Business Banking Manager for a number of years when she worked at the ANZ Bank. We had a great relationship with her and were sad to see her leave the bank however we are delighted she is now working for a local business finding solutions for both personal and business finance.

If you need a mortgage to buy a new home or want to finance business growth opportunities then we have no hesitation in recommending you talk to Anna about your finance needs.

Here is some more about who she is and what she does:

Anna McClure has recently joined Assured Ltd after almost a decade in banking and finance and will be based in Montgomery Square, central Nelson providing financial advice and solutions under the Loan Market and Assured brands.

Looking for flexibility and a work life balance that suits her love of the outdoors and what the Nelson Tasman region has to offer has been a big part of this decision as well as being able to use all the skills and knowledge she has to help her customers grow their wealth.

Having a background in business and commercial banking Anna has a good grasp on business lending requirements and is able to translate a set of financial accounts to get the best outcomes for her customers.

She guarantees service with a smile and is happy to meet with her customers at their homes or work places at a convenient time for them. Anna has access to the major banks and also the ability to offer other solutions while negotiating the best finance package on her customers’ behalf.

If you’d like to contact Anna for a free appointment you can call her on 0800 500 223, 021 755 611 or email her at