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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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Take the opportunity to clean out clutter and move to a simpler life

Written by Michael Beech on August 30th, 2017.      0 comments

2017 Michael Beech-431When managing investments it is advisable to do away with unnecessary clutter. Often a simple strategy is the best strategy.

 

Investment strategy's impact on net return

Written by Michael Beech on May 29th, 2017.      0 comments

2017 Michael Beech-431When an investor is considering the cost of an investment they need to dig a lot deeper than just the management fees.

If an investment is inefficiently managed it will probably have a much bigger impact on net return than management fees.
 

Tax Finance - an efficient use of capital

Written by Greg Millar on May 11th, 2017.      0 comments

TT HORIZ BLACK BLACKX-932Taxes are one of life’s few certainties, but that doesn’t mean they’re necessarily the most efficient use of your capital.
 

Why do you get up in the morning?

Written by Greg Millar on April 27th, 2017.      0 comments

WHY-468Most people in business spend too much time focusing on WHAT they do.

Is it time to figure out WHY you do what you do?

Topics: strategy, vision
 

Give Your Business Direction

Written by Vanessa Williams on April 26th, 2017.      0 comments

set goals-266In order to make the most of strategic planning, your business should give careful thought to the goals it outlines and then back up these goals with realistic measures for evaluating results.

Here are three tips on how to create business goals and things to consider.

 

Thinking of selling your business?

Written by Greg Millar on August 25th, 2016.      0 comments

business for sale-948One of the questions we often ask our clients is, "When do you plan to sell your business?"

Whatever the response, what we like to get our clients thinking about is the sooner you plan out the succession or sale of your business, the more time you have to get things right and, in the case of sale, to maximise the sale price.
 

What’s your purpose?

Written by Greg Millar on July 27th, 2016.      0 comments

WHY-468Why are you in business? ​If you don’t know, your customers surely don’t.

More importantly, if you don’t know, you won’t be able to tell your customers why they should choose you over your competitors. Answering this simple question is critical to forming a purpose statement and creating your marketing strategy.
 

Alliotts Strategic Business Advisor headlines NZIA industry forums in April

Written by Vanessa Williams on February 10th, 2016.      0 comments

D15011n006-266 All the way from Auckland to Christchurch and in-between: Alliott NZ Chartered Accountants are thrilled to announce Anthony McIlroy – Chartered Accountant and Business Advisor – will be The New Zealand Institute of Architect’s (NZIA) keynote speaker at their professional development events for members throughout New Zealand in April 2016.
 

Alliott NZ adds wealth advisory specialist

Written by Vanessa Williams on August 14th, 2015.      0 comments

Michael Beech CFA-841-571​Offering expert wealth management advice to individuals, families and charitable trusts, Michael Beech works with Alliotts clients to provide a one-stop-shop.

Michael believes that good advice starts with an in-depth knowledge of an individual’s circumstances so he is proficient at identifying specific needs and tailoring a wealth strategy to suit.