Finding a balance between automation and the human touch

By |2024-03-22T10:53:47+13:00April 17th, 2024|Business Advice, General, Technology|

Automating your key systems is the way to turn your enterprise into a 21st century, digital business. But are we getting carried away with automation? And could we be systemising areas which could benefit from a more personalised, human touch? Personalisation of the customer experience is vital. Automation can play

The ABCs of bookkeeping

By |2024-03-22T10:53:01+13:00April 3rd, 2024|Business Advice, General, Technology|

Good bookkeeping is vital for the financial management of your business. We’ve got some top hacks for maximising your bookkeeping, and the options for outsourcing this job to the professionals. In today's digital times, you're probably used to having unrivalled access to your financial numbers, key performance indicators (KPIs) and

How does an accountant save you money?

By |2024-02-29T14:52:42+13:00March 20th, 2024|Business Advice, Cash and Cashflow, General, Strategy|

Turning a profit will be high on your list of goals as a business owner. And if you want to generate the best margins, that means keeping an eye on the money that’s going out of the business, as well as what’s coming in. So, how can your accountant help with this?

Review your business expenses and save

By |2024-03-06T16:46:14+13:00March 6th, 2024|Business Advice, General, Strategy|

Running a business costs money. There are always costs, overheads and supplier bills that mount up – and these expenses will gradually chip away at your cash position, making it more difficult to grow and make a profit. So, what can you do to reduce your spend levels? And what impact will this have

Tax planning helps you do more with your money

By |2024-02-05T14:29:29+13:00February 21st, 2024|Business Advice, General, Tax|

Tax may be boring, but smart use of tax planning is an excellent way to help your company do more with your money. Tax planning is a strategic approach to managing your business’ financial affairs, with the aim of legally minimising your tax liability. In other words, you plan ahead to make sure you

Setting goals for the new year

By |2024-01-09T11:01:02+13:00February 7th, 2024|Business Advice, General, Strategy|

The new year is a new beginning. It's an ideal time to reflect on your aspirations and consider setting or redefining goals and challenges for the year ahead. Setting goals is an essential part of personal and professional growth. These could be lofty goals, or even setting out a plan

Read our guide for writing a business plan

By |2023-11-24T11:40:54+13:00January 24th, 2024|Business Advice, General, Strategy|

A business without a plan is like a car without a steering wheel. Read our guide for writing a business plan and find out the major benefits of having a detailed roadmap to follow. Your business plan is the sat-nav that keeps the company moving in the right direction. Having

Do you have what it takes to be a successful entrepreneur?

By |2023-09-20T16:52:51+12:00January 10th, 2024|Business Advice, General|

Do you have big dreams?  Ambitious goals?  And have an appetite for risk? We’ve underlined 5 key traits of a great business leader, and how our mentoring services can help drive you to achieve more. When you look at the research, there are certain aptitudes, personality traits and business skills

Should you invest in residential or commercial property?

By |2023-09-20T13:54:56+12:00December 18th, 2023|Business Advice, General, Strategy|

Investing in property can be a great way to grow your wealth over the long term. What are the advantages and potential disadvantages of residential versus commercial property – and can you still invest in property if you don't want to be a landlord? Kiwis love investing in property, and

Keep yourself and your business healthy. Get up, get out, and go for a walk.

By |2023-09-20T13:53:40+12:00December 4th, 2023|Business Advice, Cash and Cashflow, General|

How many business hours do you spend sitting in front of a screen or hunched over a pile of papers? Start thinking about your own health as well as your business health. If the pandemic has taught us anything, it's that many of us can work from pretty much anywhere

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