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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.

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Work-life balance losing out, as small businesses spend their evenings chasing invoices

Written by Xero on September 4th, 2017.      0 comments

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More than a third of businesses are concerned about cash flow. One in three small/medium business (SME) owners spend their evenings doing business administration and nearly 30 per cent of SME owners want to spend less time at work, according to Xero.
 

What funding is available for NZ small businesses?

Written by Greg Millar on August 2nd, 2017.      0 comments

nz money 100s 50s generic n2-451Whether you’re starting out or a well-established business, government agencies offer a range of support — from mentoring and grants to capability building — to help NZ small businesses succeed.
 

NZ Budget 2017: Business growth agenda

Written by Greg Millar on May 26th, 2017.      0 comments

budget-789The Government’s plan for growth is sensible conservative fiscal policy, strong orthodox monetary policy, and an ongoing programme of microeconomic reform that enhances the competitiveness and confidence of Kiwi businesses.

It is crucial that we pull on all three of these levers.

 

NZ Budget 2017: Family income and tax rates

Written by Greg Millar on May 26th, 2017.      0 comments

budget-789$2 billion a year Family Incomes Package announced, commencing 1 April 2018 that will make changes to tax thresholds, Working for Families and the Accommodation Supplement to help Kiwi families get ahead.

The Minister believes it is a first step towards simplifying the income tax system.

Topics: budget, New Zealand, tax
 

NZ Budget 2017

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

Flag of New Zealand-331It’s too early to tell whether what was released in this year's Budget will be amplified before the election. The fiscal tank doesn’t feel empty by a long shot.

New Zealand is in an enviable position globally that we can’t afford to squander, according to Budget commentators Deloitte.

Topics: budget, New Zealand
 

Sourceable says NZ construction consents sink 8.2% in January

Written by Anthony McIlroy on March 7th, 2016.      0 comments

build-472New Zealand building consents fell last month as a drop-off in Canterbury construction intentions offset growth in other regions, although Auckland continued to lag behind the estimated level needed to match growth in housing demand. (Sourceable)
 

50-year high for New Zealand construction boom

Written by Anthony McIlroy on September 21st, 2015.      0 comments

build-472Statistics New Zealand reported more than $4 billion worth of activity was put in place in the three-month period - the most since records began.

Whilst it’s exciting times for construction and the trades servicing the sector, have you thought about how to future proof your business and take advantage of the upswing?

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