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TRADE ministers on either side of the Tasman are questioning the legality of the Palaszczuk government’s proposed “Buy Queensland” procurement policy.
A riled-up New Zealand Government extraordinarily slapped down the Premier, accusing her of “lacking an understanding of how trade works” and putting at risk Queensland jobs.
Following June’s Newmarket Business Awards 2017, Alliotts NZ congratulate client AML Solutions for being recognised at this year’s Best Small/ Medium Business of the Year.
Any professional in most industries could probably give you five good reasons why you should declutter and organise your life or your business every time the darling buds of spring appear.
For small and medium business owners, doing this is no longer about starting the warmer weather on the right foot.
In any business there are three core activities that are very important to understand.
And it’s not just about the activities themselves but the numbers that sit behind them.
Running 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.
In our case study, how Peter sought the help of his Accountant starting with a sizable brief, "Help me get my business under control, find my profit and help me return to working normal hours."
By virtue of the fact that you’re reading this article, is it fair to say you’d like to try something different to create a better business than the one you have right now?
To do so often requires changing something in your business, but there are two big inhibitors to doing the things that will enable it.
The 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.
$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.
New Zealand is in an enviable position globally that we can’t afford to squander, according to Budget commentators Deloitte.