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Insight, news and updates from Alliott NZ Chartered Accountants, Auckland New Zealand. The views expressed here are the views of the author and should be discussed in further detail should an article be relevant to your individual circumstances.

While every effort has been made to provide valuable, useful information in this publication, this firm and any related suppliers or associated companies accept no responsibility or any form of liability from reliance upon or use of its contents.  Any suggestions should be considered carefully within your own particular circumstances, as they are intended as general information only.

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Fresh eyes on NZ recruitment

Written by Vanessa Williams on August 9th, 2017.      0 comments

interview-299Just how widespread is CV Cheating and what can you do about it?
 

Your business by design

Written by Vanessa Williams on January 23rd, 2017.      0 comments

race-341Most businesses are built by default – not by design.

Very few businesses start ‘with the end in mind’ and design it from the ground up. Most businesses grow by default with people, systems, culture, clients, numbers, habits and attitudes.

 

Struggling to find good staff or contractors? You’re not the only one!

Written by Anthony McIlroy on November 19th, 2015.      0 comments

consultant-885As the number rises of building consents issued, so does the demand for labour in the trades sector. When the time comes to replace or add to your head count you want to make sure you are getting the right people on the team. 

To give you a leg up we have prepared a five-step process to use when defining your questions and conducting an interview. To top it off we provide a list of common interview questions to extract the type of information you need to make an informed decision.

#helpingyoutradebetter
 

Getting bigger?

Written by Vanessa Williams on August 7th, 2015.      0 comments

hand-352-636If you decide to grow your business and get bigger by headcount and shareholders then the critical thing you need to remember is leverage.

There is no point bringing on another shareholder if you are not planning on growing your turnover and profit dramatically.

Don’t end up with too many chiefs and not enough profitability.