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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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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.

 

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.

 

Planning for your future business success(ion)

Written by Greg Millar on February 28th, 2017.      0 comments

baton-405Succession planning acknowledges that your team members will not be with a business indefinitely.

It provides a plan and process for addressing the changes that will occur when they leave.
 

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.

 

Time for a change...and quickly!

Written by Greg Millar on October 17th, 2016.      0 comments

deadline-225While change is not something that most people embrace quickly or open-heartedly, if it’s done too cautiously it can flatten revenues, eat profits and lead to business failure.

This is particularly true for small businesses where the resources are limited and the margin for error is slim.

 

What a business plan can do for you and how to use it

Written by Alliott NZ Chartered Accountants Auckland on May 24th, 2016.      0 comments

blindfold-708Running a business without a business plan is like rock climbing blindfolded. Your chances of making it successfully to the top are slim. And the process will surely be a death-defying one.
 

2016 New Zealand tax planning tips

Written by Anthony McIlroy on February 19th, 2016.      0 comments

april-706941 960 720-789For New Zealand business operators, 1 April signals the start of each new financial year for business and tax purposes…

Which means the month of March brings opportunities to review and plan your financial position in order to minimise tax and cash surpluses for the coming year.  
 

"I WILL be more successful this year!" - How you can make it happen

Written by Anthony McIlroy on March 24th, 2015.      0 comments

On the 31 March your Profit & Loss slate will be wiped clean. The excesses of the 2014/15 year can be forgotten and the only person left interested the year gone by will be the Tax Man.
 
As you begin your new financial year, so too does your opportunity have a more successful business.

So start as you mean to go on. Take charge by preparing your Plan for Success. It'll see your pockets lined for the rest of the year.