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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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Alliott NZ named Top 30 NZ firm 🇳🇿

Written by Greg Millar on November 3rd, 2017.      0 comments

NZ Top Accting Firms logo-281Alliotts has been recognised as one of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand’s (CAANZ) Top 30 accounting firms in New Zealand.

 

Take a few mins: strengthen security

Written by Greg Millar on June 5th, 2017.      0 comments

xero-gold-partner-logo-hires-RGB-382Keeping your business secure in today’s online world can be tricky, but two-step authentication makes it harder for others to access your Xero account, so your data is protected.
 

NZ ahead of the curve on payments

Written by ANZ BlueNotes on March 27th, 2017.      0 comments

ipad outside screen-253The decline of cheques, the move to a cashless society and the increasing use of smartphones are just some of the trends sweeping the payments world – and on a global scale, New Zealand is ahead of the curve.
 

Xero introduces Apple Pay

Written by Vanessa Williams on December 16th, 2016.      0 comments

edm-icon-champion-badge-gold-667This week Xero released their latest integration with Apple, the ability to pay Xero invoices with Apple Pay. Mobile payments are the way of the future. It’s predicted that by the end of this year, mobile payment transactions in the US will grow 210%.

 

7 tech trends that will change the way businesses operate in 2017

Written by Greg Millar on December 16th, 2016.      0 comments

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Technology has the power to make our lives easier, and small businesses have the flexibility and the creativity to take advantage of this power. By staying lean and agile, a small business can adapt quickly in a moment and use new technology to power into emerging markets.

Topics: technology , Xero
 

How the rising sun shines on the long white cloud

Written by ANZ BlueNotes on October 7th, 2016.      0 comments

small world-817New Zealand’s focus on Chinese investment has obscured one of the largest cumulative investors in NZ over the last 30 years.

 

3 steps to making better business decisions

Written by Greg Millar on June 20th, 2016.      0 comments

technology-679The cloud is here to stay. If you want to get ahead, embrace the technology so that you have real-time data to make real-time decisions that will give your business the edge.
 

New loyalty app for restaurants, coffee shops, spas or salons

Written by Anthony McIlroy on March 17th, 2016.      0 comments

flok icon-417-288flok connects merchants and their customers, powering lasting and rewarding relationships.

Business owners, get flok for your business at www.flok.com.  
 

Embrace digital, lift profits

Written by ANZ on November 23rd, 2015.      0 comments

technology-549 Companies that successfully transform themselves into digital operations are over 25 per cent more profitable than those that don't, according to analyst and author Didier Bonnet.
 

Which hat are you wearing?

Written by Michael Beech on November 10th, 2015.      0 comments

Michael Beech CFA-841-571People with many hats require many different investment solutions. In our opinion, that's a good thing.
 

How to buy business software

Written by Greg Millar on August 27th, 2015.      0 comments

technology-549The challenge of purchasing anything for your business is not merely a ‘click and buy’ exercise. Often business owners have to invest considerable time researching the next upgrade, the best financing options, or weighing up the impact on cash flow.

Opting for the right solution is essential for the smooth operations and further growth of your business, so here are 5 dos and don’ts to help you find the best solution.