By Wise Advice Team
on July 04, 2022
It is no secret that the value of cryptocurrency can fluctuate markedly. When it’s on the up, everyone is smiling. However, when crypto values start to decline, you are forgiven for feeling a little ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 23, 2022
ECommerce is great. The overheads are lower, the customer base can be bigger, and you can literally run things from your bedroom if you want to. What's not to love? 
By Wise Advice Team
on June 13, 2022
If you have any cryptocurrency investments, you’ve likely been watching the markets closely recently and noticing plenty of movement. Cryptocurrency has always been a volatile investment with huge ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 30, 2022
Nobody wants their business to fail. Although it’s impossible to predict the future with 100% accuracy, a cash flow forecast is a tool that will help you prepare for different possible scenarios in ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 23, 2022
Your business needs cash. Cash is what keeps your company in operation and enables it to grow, so you should know how much cash your business needs to survive. Although many people think the answer ...
Compare the Market
By Compare the Market
on May 20, 2022
When the pandemic began, it was also the start of a significant change in how people work. In 2020, the Office for National Statistics confirmed 25. 9% of the UK population were working from home. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 09, 2022
Cryptocurrency might be decentralised and not rely on a bank or big financial institution, but that doesn't let you off the hook when it comes to paying tax.
By Wise Advice Team
on May 02, 2022
The end of the financial year has come and gone. Now it’s time to get your finances in order and start planning for the financial year ahead. But, how can you do that practically when times are still ...
By SimplyVAT
on April 18, 2022
Expanding into the UK market from New Zealand can seem daunting in 2022. The new post-Brexit rules and regulations have no doubt been a deterrent for many businesses looking to sell to UK customers. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 04, 2022
Cryptocurrency has been around for more than a decade. But, it largely remained in the realm of technology experts and experimental entrepreneurs. More recently, it has become a viable investment ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 28, 2022
The end of the financial year (EOFY) is nearly here! That means it’s time to get your super exciting paperwork in order. Yea, yea, we know. Paperwork is not exactly something that makes you jump for ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 21, 2022
Unless you've been living under a rock recently, you've probably heard of cryptocurrency - the latest big thing in money.  And with the right strategy, it is an increasingly viable method of ...
By Brad Golchin
on March 07, 2022
It's ok to admit that the end of the financial year isn't your favourite date on the calendar.  And it’s also OK to admit that you might be putting off getting everything sorted out.  But, trust us, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 21, 2022
Every business owner faces the same problem – balancing the tasks that earn you revenue today with the tasks that could earn you revenue tomorrow. How do you install enough heat pumps this week while ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 24, 2022
Are you happy with the number of sales coming through your Shopify website? Is it performing as you had hoped, or are have things fizzled a little slower than you expected? Even if things are going ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 17, 2022
When the new year begins, many business owners firmly have their focus on the future and get stuck into planning for the next 12 months. While it’s wise to be ready to hit the ground running in 2022, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 13, 2021
Let’s face it, you might be feeling like you didn’t get the chance to do a lot of business this year. What with all the disruptions from changing alert levels, lockdowns and traffic lights. It ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 02, 2021
On your marks, get, set, and GO! Hospitality businesses have been stuck in limbo for what feels like an age. But things are finally changing, and it’s time to get ready for action! People are dying ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 01, 2021
The IRD have informed us of the following changes to the financial support for businesses as we go into the new Covid Protection Framework (The Traffic Light system), on December 3.
By Brad Golchin
on November 17, 2021
As some of you know Xero launched their Shopify app last week in The Xero app store. This app will help you batch up all the transactions for each payout in one invoice that reconciles against the ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 04, 2021
Running a hospitality business is challenging even when the economy is booming and life is “normal.”  With narrow profit margins, the high cost of labour, and a highly competitive industry, many ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 28, 2021
The holiday season is approaching fast. Whispers of Christmas are already around, and before you know it, people will be hitting the stores to start their holiday shopping. The move to online ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 21, 2021
Every business experiences peaks and troughs. Whether they be from expected seasonal fluctuations or unexpected events like a global pandemic.  While you can’t possibly predict everything that will ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 14, 2021
So you have a great business idea and are convinced you can make it work, but you don’t have much capital to get your business off the ground. Juggling existing financial commitments such as a ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 05, 2021
Some things in life are certain… The toast will fall buttered side down when you drop it on the floor. It will automatically rain on the day you forget your umbrella. And, that call you have been ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 10, 2021
A second Round of Resurgence Support Payments has been announced today, 10 September 2021
By Wise Advice Team
on August 31, 2021
This seems like a straightforward question. But, a surprising number of business owners can’t provide an accurate answer.  Many are too time-poor to dig down into their numbers to really understand ...
By Wise Advice Team
on August 20, 2021
Here're some more details on the criteria for eligibility for the Lockdown assistance payments.
By Wise Advice Team
on March 03, 2021
  Check out this video: https://videos.wiseadvice.co.nz/watch/rxJGkBWMAXRnHWe3L62czV?
By Wise Advice Team
on February 18, 2021
Below are the recent updates with regards to resurgence support payment
By Wise Advice Team
on February 04, 2021
If you're a business owner or if you are planning on starting a small business – are you confident about what expenses are fully deductible from your business to arrive at a net profit (or loss)?  ...
Rachel Vanni
By Rachel Vanni
on November 26, 2020
It doesn’t matter what your profession or what your life goals, but at some point in your life you will probably have to sign or use a contract. There are all sort of contracts. For example, if you ...
By Wise Advice Team
on August 18, 2020
Below are the recent updates with regards to the Wage Subsidy.
By Wise Advice Team
on August 06, 2020
A new entrepreneur will encounter a million issues: legal setbacks, human resources, intellectual property, product development, marketing—the list is endless. Starting a business is a daunting ...
By Richard McLeod
on August 06, 2020
Why do some bars, restaurants and cafés achieve outrageous success while so many make poor returns or even run out of cash and are forced to close their doors? For 15 years I was involved in a ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 26, 2020
For many business owners, determining the success of a business comes down to how much profit the company makes. Of course, finances are an important measure of an company’s overall success. If you ...
By Brad Golchin
on May 15, 2020
The Budget yesterday offered some further assistance for businesses facing severe issues due to Covid-19.  The main purpose of the budget is to protect current jobs and create new ones to reduce ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 13, 2020
These days, you can use technology to take care of almost any issue facing your business. If you have a task you don’t like to do, there’s an app or software program to take care of it for you. It ...
By Wise Advice Team
on April 06, 2020
Risk tolerance, time horizon, and asset allocation - you've dealt with these factors for a good part of your life, but now, in the face of retirement, they take on a more urgent and significant role. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 30, 2020
When you're reviewing your investments, it's important to remember that income and returns come from two main sources, Capital Gains and Interim Income.
By Brad Golchin
on March 25, 2020
On the eve of our ‘lockdown’ period, many of you are wondering about the way the wage subsidy will work when you must endeavor to keep your employees with a minimum of 80% of normal pay.
By Brad Golchin
on March 24, 2020
  Today Government announced finance packages to help mortgage holders and SME's  The package will include a six month principal and interest payment holiday for mortgage holders and SME customers ...
By Brad Golchin
on March 24, 2020
To make sure your staff are productive and safe at home you need to have a structure and guidelines 
By Brad Golchin
on March 23, 2020
Please refer below to the summary of the announcements today for business owners. • Cabinet has agreed to expand the wage subsidy and has removed the $150,000 cap. • All businesses are eligible, ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 23, 2020
Change in business is almost always a good thing, but often poor management means that the workforce becomes disengaged and the change process painful. In the worst cases, this results in irreparable ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 16, 2020
Even the best entrepreneurs make mistakes. In fact most would advocate that you need to make a few mistakes to learn and grow. So it’s important not to let those missteps stop you from following your ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 02, 2020
Small business owners know how important it is to save money. You know that one day that dollar could come in handy, especially during slower times.
By Wise Advice Team
on February 24, 2020
Running a business in a smaller city may mean you have a more limited talent pool to draw employees from, but it doesn’t mean you won’t have access to top notch workers. You may need to alter your ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 17, 2020
The future of your family business may seem like a problem for tomorrow or sometime next decade, but forward-thinking business owners know they need to plan for the future today. The steps you take ...
By Wise Advice Team
on February 10, 2020
At some point in the life of your business, you’ll likely need to borrow capital.
By Wise Advice Team
on February 03, 2020
It’s natural for small business owners to think that they won’t be victims of cyber attacks. Most of the news surrounding hacking and data breaches involves large corporations, but that is because ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 28, 2020
The first day of a new job can be overwhelming for new employees. There are company policies and procedures to absorb, colleagues to meet, and job duties to learn. That stress can make the first few ...
By Brad Golchin
on January 20, 2020
Running a small business is hard work. Entrepreneurs know they have to put in long days and give up personal time in pursuit of success. There’s a line, however, between putting in some extra time ...
By Wise Advice Team
on January 14, 2020
For small business owners, the risk of data breaches and fraud is high, so taking all the necessary steps to protect your sensitive data is a must.
By Wise Advice Team
on January 06, 2020
When you own a small business, it’s vital you understand how money flows into and out of it. At a basic level, you need to know where your income comes from and what your expenses are.
By Wise Advice Team
on January 06, 2020
Being a small business owner can be fantastic. You get to be involved in every aspect of your business, from marketing to event planning, from sales to employee development. Being involved in so many ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 16, 2019
Hopefully you have long – and short-term plans for your company and you may even have a strategy for your own development, but have you considered having a personal development plan (or individual ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 09, 2019
When you run a small business, every cent counts. It can be difficult to spend money on anything you don’t consider vital. Hiring a lawyer during key times in your small business might seem like an ...
By Wise Advice Team
on December 02, 2019
Christmas is a demanding time for many people, but for the small business owner it can be downright stressful. Often you’re dealing with end-of-year fiscal matters, tying up loose ends if you’re ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 25, 2019
When you run your own trade business, your life involves a lot of long days being on job sites while managing projects, staff and clients. There probably are not enough hours in the week for you to ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 18, 2019
In the lean, early years of running a business – that crucial time when most startups need capital – qualifying for a loan can be difficult.
By Wise Advice Team
on November 11, 2019
If you’re a small business owner whose company hasn’t gone through hard times, that’s great but it’s likely to happen at some point. As much as we dream about being brilliant enough at business that ...
By Wise Advice Team
on November 04, 2019
Should you share your business’ financial performance with employees? There are two schools of thought when it comes to “open book management” – the decision to increase transparency by sharing your ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 29, 2019
A Canadian bank recently surveyed over 500 small business owners about what they love and hate most about owning their own business.
By Wise Advice Team
on October 21, 2019
We all know the usual process for finding new employees. Advertise a job. Read resumes. Conduct a telephone interview. Conduct a face-to-face interview. Choose someone. The steps to recruiting new ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 14, 2019
As a small business owner, you’re likely concerned about every penny you spend. That’s a good thing, because you need to keep track of your income and expenses. It also means, however, that you might ...
By Wise Advice Team
on October 07, 2019
Small business owners already have a difficult and time-consuming job running their business. If their business is open five days a week, they usually need the weekend to catch up on paperwork, pay ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 30, 2019
As a small business owner, you’re likely always looking for ways to achieve more. Maybe you made a New Year’s resolution about it. You might have resolved to make more money, find more clients, or ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 23, 2019
A word to the wise if you’re shopping for a new home: the list price is only a baseline. You’ll want to have a substantial buffer in your budget for a host of additional unseen fees.
By Wise Advice Team
on September 16, 2019
Small business owners know that to find a loyal customer base, they have to stand out from their competitors. One of the best, and easiest, ways to do that is to have outstanding customer service. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 09, 2019
If you’re like most people you’ve probably gone for periods of time without really thinking about how you spent your money. Maybe you even avoided looking at your bank statement so you wouldn’t see ...
By Wise Advice Team
on September 02, 2019
For many small business owners, hiring workers on a flexible basis is ideal – especially if paying regular salaries isn’t in the budget and/or the workload is variable.
By Wise Advice Team
on August 26, 2019
Every manager has habits that make them incredibly effective as well as issues that their employees wish they would change. The problem is that many employees won’t tell their manager what those ...
By Wise Advice Team
on August 12, 2019
If your small business operates on a tight budget you might be tempted to eliminate costs that you think aren’t necessary. Often small business owners choose to go without business insurance as a way ...
By Wise Advice Team
on August 05, 2019
Remember when email was new and novel, and everyone thought it would vastly improve communication while freeing up time? It did improve communication on some levels and freed up employee time at ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 29, 2019
When you run a small business, you’re involved in your company’s sales, accounting, marketing, and human resources, among other things. Being responsible for human resources isn’t just about hiring ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 22, 2019
When you own a business, any time you speak in public you’re representing your company. That’s a lot of pressure, especially when you consider that most people are already nervous about speaking in ...
By Wise Advice Team
on July 15, 2019
While many small business owners prefer brainstorming new ideas to pouring over financial reports, getting a handle on financial analysis can be remarkably empowering.
By Wise Advice Team
on July 08, 2019
Often small business owners worry unnecessarily when it’s time to hire employees. They fear because they can’t offer the same high salaries and impressive benefits of a large company, they won’t be ...
By Website
on July 01, 2019
One of the most often cited reasons for not embracing innovation is that it is too risky. Prototyping or testing often comes with a high cost. Combined with the cost of the time spent, this can all ...
By Website
on June 24, 2019
Time management skills are increasingly important in a world where people seem to rush headlong from one crisis to another. Add in the effect of social media and addictive computer games that can be ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 17, 2019
It’s the line item most often left out of a small company’s budget: the business owner’s salary.
By Website
on June 11, 2019
A business plan is essential for business development. But even with a solid plan there is some aspect of unpredictability. There are a multitude of variables that have to be taken into account, any ...
By Wise Advice Team
on June 05, 2019
Most small business owners who use accounting software quickly master the basics. They automate processes like invoicing and payroll, track expenses and view real time financial reports to manage ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 27, 2019
The ability to network is a fundamental part of running a business. Running a business in isolation is difficult, so it helps to have expert partners and acquaintances available to share ideas with. ...
By Website
on May 20, 2019
Customer loyalty programs are surprisingly simple to implement, especially online, and can bring many benefits to your business. Beyond the simple fact of adding satisfaction for your regular ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 13, 2019
Businesses of all sizes are under constant threat from cybercriminals and malicious software, with even some of the world's largest and apparently impenetrable organizations making headlines in ...
By Wise Advice Team
on May 06, 2019
So many business employees are now telecommuting, that companies around the world are restructuring their management practices to meet the challenges of remote collaboration.
By Website
on April 23, 2019
When your email list is small or you'd just like to add more people and get higher open rates, it's smart to grow your list through personal contacts. Begin with the obvious: ask friends, family and ...
By Website
on April 16, 2019
Inventory is the lifeblood of your business. It is the largest asset on your balance sheet and your company's biggest revenue-generator.
By Website
on April 08, 2019
Without knowing your break-even point, you can’t make informed business decisions. To cover the costs of your business you need to sell enough goods or services to reach your break-even point. ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 25, 2019
Have you had a potential investor turn away from your business for seemingly no reason? Investors don’t usually turn away from good opportunities so was there something that made your company or ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 18, 2019
Keeping track of sales, earnings, expenses, and purchases is fundamental to the overall health and sustainability of your business. Effective bookkeeping produces the data you need to evaluate your ...
By Wise Advice Team
on March 11, 2019
Business dashboards are a valuable business intelligence tool, offering an “at-a-glance” big picture view of a company’s performance.
By Website
on March 04, 2019
Many small business owners think they’re saving money by handling their financials themselves. While it’s a real asset to learn bookkeeping basics, cash flow management and your tax obligations, ...
By Website
on February 26, 2019
What is recurring revenue? It's the revenue you can depend on generating, year after year, with a high degree of certainty. It's the repeat business or long-term contracts you've established with ...
By Brad Golchin
on February 22, 2019
The Government Tax Working Group – headed by The Honourable Sir Michael Cullen, released its final report on its review of the tax system yesterday.
By Brad Golchin
on February 20, 2019
    IF YOU ARE THINKING OF SELLING ON AMAZON – Wise Advice can help you with all the issues you will meet.
By Brad Golchin
on February 15, 2019
Taxation (Annual Rates for 2019-20, GST Offshore Supplier Registration, and Remedial Matters) Bill. You will probably be aware by now that the above Bill is before Parliament to introduce ...
By Website
on February 15, 2019
Entrepreneurs want to have their hands on every aspect of their start-up. This is understandable, as many entrepreneurs come into their respective industries from a place of passion. Their passion ...
By Website
on February 04, 2019
Most small business owners can’t afford to think small. They always need to keep their mind on growth strategies to help them achieve long-term profitability.
By Website
on January 14, 2019
Managing people is one thing, but anyone with experience of managing managers will know that's a completely different ball game. A management team that works in complete harmony is a rare and ...
By Website
on January 07, 2019
Easily the most important first step in establishing any type of business is to define your customers so that you have the information you need to attract the right audience and generate valuable ...
By Brad Golchin
on December 24, 2018
As a business owner it’s important to take time away from work.
By Website
on December 03, 2018
The turn of the year usually prompts most people to think about some business planning for the year ahead. Here are some tips to make the planning more productive.
By Website
on October 28, 2018
The worst thing about a rude message is the author presuming you'll respond to a complaint or request when his communication lacks any hint of civility. When confronted with an obvious violation of ...
By Brad Golchin
on September 25, 2018
Half way through a 6-week holiday in Europe with my family, I thought I would write this article to share how I still manage to run my business while I am away enjoying time with my family.
By Website
on September 17, 2018
Research has repeatedly shown that businesses that have been prepared for the owner’s exit are significantly more likely to endure than unprepared businesses. These guidelines around an exit strategy ...
By Website
on September 11, 2018
If you've frequently been asking yourself if it's the right time to buy a home, there are several things to first consider. Three things to think about are the current market conditions, the interest ...
By Website
on September 03, 2018
Showcasing a business online is an increasingly effective tool for attracting new customers. Blogging is a great way to start to communicate with your target audience. Blogs are highly effective ...
By Website
on August 27, 2018
An entertainment expense where the benefits are enjoyed or received by employees may be subject to fringe benefit tax (FBT). There are 4 major types of business entertainment expenses: 100% ...
By Website
on August 20, 2018
Every website should have an About page. It exists to capture the very essence of your business by reeling in your target audience and inspiring them with your story. The About page is more than just ...
By Website
on August 13, 2018
Looking for simple ways to cut costs? These tips will help you make a noticeable difference to your bottom line. 1. Reduce staff costs
By Website
on August 06, 2018
While major companies create powerful green initiatives, many small businesses use the excuse of "no resources" to do nothing. However, everyone plays an important role in protecting the environment, ...
By Website
on July 30, 2018
It's essential for any business to have a robust set of performance targets for its workforce. These will drive employees to achieve in the areas that are critical for success. Therefore, it's ...
By Website
on July 23, 2018
Digital signing, versus the traditional "wet" signature, has become increasingly popular in recent years.  More and more countries across the globe have endorsed the legal validity of digital ...
By Website
on July 16, 2018
If you’re ready to expand internationally – perhaps you plan to open a store overseas, start working with international clients or make a leap into exporting – these tips will help you prepare for ...
By Website
on July 09, 2018
According to Google, which offers employees a course on mindfulness meditation, and Lululemon, a company that keeps a Director of Mindfulness on staff, the answer is a resounding yes.
By Website
on July 02, 2018
Your balance sheet (now more correctly called a Statement of Financial Position) reveals a great deal about your business, including the total value of your assets – the things you own; how much you ...
By Website
on June 28, 2018
Perhaps you’d always planned to build a thriving business to eventually sell for a tidy sum – or maybe for unexpected personal reasons it’s best to let your company go sooner rather than later.
By Website
on June 25, 2018
Did you know that 50% of small business expenses are generated on the go? It’s no wonder the majority of expense receipts end up shoved in coat pockets or an old shoebox.
By Website
on June 18, 2018
Being a leader is not just about the habits you practice in front of others. It is often about the habits you practice behind closed doors that make you an easy person to follow. Accountability is a ...
By Website
on June 11, 2018
Eighty percent of staff turnover is caused by bad hiring decisions, according to the Harvard Business Review. But few organizations question whether problems within their own recruiting processes ...
By Website
on June 04, 2018
Many elements are vital to a growing company's success. A financially-astute leader is one. A confident and motivated sales team well-versed in a company's product and service line is another. But ...
By Website
on May 29, 2018
If you need a car to operate your business, you may wonder whether it makes more sense to purchase or lease.
By Website
on May 14, 2018
The rise of the global workforce has opened up exciting possibilities for small business owners whose growing companies could use an extra set of hands.
By Website
on April 30, 2018
Many entrepreneurs believe that hard work and dogged determination are all it takes to build and sustain a successful business. But when you consider the pressures of running a company, it seems wise ...
By Website
on April 18, 2018
If you’re like most small business owners, there are never enough hours in the day to complete every task on your list. Often you’re faced with prioritizing what you need to do right now – deal with ...
By Website
on April 16, 2018
Want to avoid paying more than you should come tax time? Or a frantic last minute search for missing financial records?
By Website
on April 09, 2018
One of the most important decisions you’ll ever make in business is your choice of business name. A good name can create the perception of integrity, professionalism, or value-for-money. It could be ...
By Website
on April 03, 2018
With the end of the current year here already, the best advice we could give now is to plan for your tax for 2020/2021.  Easier said than done you will probably be thinking because how will you know ...
By Website
on March 29, 2018
If you’re like many small business owners, your business may not be adequately insured in the case of a fire, flood, natural disaster, theft, or personal injury.
By Website
on March 21, 2018
Could you improve your closing rate with a mobile app?
By Wise Advice Team
on March 20, 2018
Preparing for tax season is really a year-round endeavor. Tip number one for SMB owners is to update financials on a monthly basis, using a streamlined software or cloud-based system.
By Website
on March 15, 2018
Being an entrepreneur is often about getting the most value out of your resources. That means spending only on the necessities, and nothing more. Unfortunately, things you consider to be a waste of ...
By Website
on March 06, 2018
Research suggests that as much as 93% of communication is non-verbal, so it’s not surprising that the tone and meaning of emails are misinterpreted as much as half the time.
By Website
on March 06, 2018
On average, small business owners spend 10 hours each week recording, organizing, and processing financial transactions – everything from accounts receivable and payable, to employee payments, ...
By Website
on February 26, 2018
Quick and efficient payment options benefit both small business owners and their customers.
By Website
on February 21, 2018
If you think accounting software is just for tracking expenses and generating financial reports, you’re losing out on an opportunity to improve your bottom line. By taking advantage of insights ...
By Website
on January 22, 2018
Wondering if you're doing everything you can to boost revenue and cut costs? Or if your business is actually more profitable this year than it was last?
By Website
on January 17, 2018
  Most small business people would agree that their Profit and Loss account (now more correctly called a Statement of Financial Performance) is among the easier – if not the easiest – financial ...
By Website
on January 11, 2018
If you’re like most small business owners, you spend the majority of your time managing daily operations, keeping customers happy, and looking for new ways to grow. Spreadsheets, cash flow analysis, ...
By Website
on January 01, 2018
These days, it’s inevitable that a diverse group of older and younger workers cross paths in business.
By Website
on December 28, 2017
New Year resolutions – we’ve all made them, and broken them − often before the end of January. There’s something about New Year celebrations that makes us yearn for a fresh start, but is there a way ...
By Website
on December 20, 2017
A Canadian bank recently surveyed over 500 small business owners about what they love and hate most about owning their own business.
By olivia
on November 28, 2017
  A usual First Aid Kit consists of bandages, ointments and medicine. However, these items can be helpful just to a certain point. If a serious injury occurs in the workplace, you will definitely ...
By Website
on October 10, 2017
Increasing efficiency and minimizing costs are essential to running a profitable business. Yet many small business owners waste countless hours on meetings that lack focus, run on too long, and pull ...
By Website
on October 09, 2017
Do you share this habit with the world’s most successful business leaders?  
By olivia
on September 05, 2017
Reasons for Entering Local Business Awards Brad Golchin is an Auckland based Accountant and self-confessed IT geek. His business Wise Advice is the only accounting firm in Auckland that has made it ...
By Website
on July 08, 2017
Think of your business plan as a roadmap designed to point the way to your current destination, knowing that where you land may not be your ultimate end point.
By Brad Golchin
on June 26, 2017
With the number of new technologies growing daily and customers becoming more demanding, small businesses face fierce competition. How can your small business ensure its lasting viability in such a ...
By olivia
on May 17, 2017
  There’s no doubt that writing a detailed business plan can take some time—time that could be spent getting a business up and running.
By Website
on May 03, 2017
  As another year winds down, it’s a good time to reflect on your recent business successes and update your business plan– also consider what you’d like to achieve in the coming twelve to fifteen ...
By Brad Golchin
on April 01, 2017
And what you might like to do now for your business is to make a New Financial Year Resolution….
By Brad Golchin
on March 01, 2017
‘A change is as good as a rest’…so the saying goes and we can vouch for the saying as although we had no problems with our ‘old office’ other than the end of a lease…. we took the decision to look ...
By Website
on February 14, 2017
How to obtain financing is a common concern for new businesses and those preparing to scale.
By Website
on February 14, 2017
How to obtain financing is a common concern for new businesses and those preparing to scale. Getting approved for a business loan or line of credit is more difficult than qualifying for a personal ...
By Website
on December 11, 2016
How your company orders and manages its work may seem seamless—but creating it is anything but. It’s multi-layered, involving complex coordination among different departments, sometimes with ...
By Website
on November 09, 2016
If your business hasn’t made it a habit to support a good cause, here’s why you should: giving back does more than make a difference in your community. Participating in charitable activities can have ...
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on August 25, 2016
“How much should I spend on marketing?” Most small business people ask me this question at some stage. Many small business people find working out how much to spend on marketing a tricky exercise to ...
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on August 16, 2016
Small businesses can grow in boom times as well as periods of difficulty by working smarter and taking advantage of opportunities. Put these following effective tips into practise to help grow your ...
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on May 05, 2016
With social media, you can connect with business associates quickly and creatively. But this communication mode is not without risk. A thoughtless post can offend customers and other business ...
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on April 06, 2016
With social media, you can connect with business associates quickly and creatively. But this communication mode is not without risk. A thoughtless post can offend customers and other business ...
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on September 05, 2015
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on August 05, 2015
All non-residents and New Zealanders buying and selling any property other than their main home must provide a NZ IRD Number. All non-resident buyers and sellers must provide their tax identification ...
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on June 18, 2015
There are all kinds of groups dedicated to networking. Some are highly structured with performance requirements, exclusive membership, and the payment of dues. Others are free form, come as you ...
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on April 30, 2015
  1. What is a shareholder current account? The shareholder current account is essentially a loan either to or from the company to a shareholder.
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on April 20, 2015
Lots of things have happened this month and now is a good chance to have a look at some of the changes and how they may relate to you and your business.
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on February 19, 2015
With the end of the financial year only just over a month away, Xero’s Head of Accounting, Grant Anderson, has prepared some top tax tips to make things a bit easier come April 2015.
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on February 05, 2015
Small businesses win work by using sales quotes. Yet they often don’t realise that how they prepare quotes can cost them business. Many lose revenue by not following up on quotes or turning quotes ...
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on January 30, 2015
Your employees are the blood of your entrepreneurial life. No start-up will survive without a good set of people making sure that things run perfectly. The problem for you and any other entrepreneur ...
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on January 28, 2015
Everyone would like to become a better investor. People get into a twist trying this method and that only to abandon them for the next new thing. There's an easier way, and it involves following a ...
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on January 08, 2015
In business, finding a niche that can supply enough revenue is important. More entrepreneurs than ever are realising the importance of finding a narrow set of customers and catering their product or ...
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on December 28, 2014
Accounting Job Vacancy - Intermediate to Advanced Wise Advice is a single partner CPA firm established in Auckland in 2005 and one of the early Xero adopters. I currently have an accounting job ...
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on November 27, 2014
Christmas is coming and it’s the season for entertainment and gift-giving! As an employer, you may be thinking of presents and treats you can give your staff and clients and whether those presents ...
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on November 13, 2014
Once you've made the decision to sell your home, chances are you'd like to do it as soon as possible. While some houses sell almost as quickly as they hit the market, others sit for a considerable ...
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on November 10, 2014
For an online business owner, scarcity is a valuable tool that can turn a failing product into a winner. It is best implemented in a subtle way that does not draw attention to itself, but the urge to ...
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on October 15, 2014
Help grow your business through collaboration, expansion, improved marketing and some of the following quick tips.
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on September 25, 2014
Whether you are thinking of launching a small, local business or a global enterprise, finding a city that is friendly toward entrepreneurs is important. You want a city that is culturally supportive ...