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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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Your Blueprint to Business Success

Written by Greg Millar on July 18th, 2017.      0 comments

check tick-407-962Running a business without a business plan is like rock climbing blindfolded. Your chances of making it successfully to the top are slim. 

A business plan is a step-by-step guide to running your business and creating a product or service that will make it successful in the marketplace.

 

Consider a mentor to guide you in the right direction

Written by Vanessa Williams on July 23rd, 2015.      0 comments

consultant-885In our experience we typically find there are seven success areas for a business to thrive. From managing cash to making sure you have the right talent in place, it can be daunting year after year.

As a business owner, can you confidently tick each box on your own? Or would having a mentor - essentially a business buddy or a sounding board - help keep you on track as well as achieve results?
 

Payroll Announcement from Xero, should I consider changing my Payroll provider

Written by Anthony McIlroy on February 27th, 2015.      0 comments

Earlier this week Xero announced that they will be releasing a Payroll offering to the NZ market as well as going live with a similar offering in the UK. You can read more about that here.

The Australians and American’s already have a Payroll offering from Xero, so this is welcome news that it’s finally reached the home of Xero – the land of the long white cloud.

New Zealand already has an established add-on offering of Payroll providers. The one that we use regularly use with clients at Alliott NZ is Smart Payroll.
 

So what's the difference?