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Covid-19 Short-Term Absence Payment

A new Covid-19 Short-Term Absence Payment (STAP) to support employers and self-employed workers is now available. This payment is available to employers for employees, and self-employed workers who: need to miss workRead More…

Building your app stack

Improving your overall efficiency can have a huge impact on your profit and can free up time for you and your team. Increasing your app stack (your apps, systems, and process) canRead More…

Audit Insurance – Why we recommend it

The word ‘audit’ is one that business owners don’t want to hear when operating a business, especially when it involves the IRD. Unfortunately, it is something that a few of you mayRead More…

7 tips to Boost your Mental Health at Work

Lead your team by example   Did you know the main reason people take time off work is due to poor mental health? So, it’s in your best interest to promote positive mentalRead More…

Why knowing your staff ‘learning styles’ is good for business

Ever handed out a business document for your team, only to find half of them abandoned at the table? Or discovered a staff member nodding off during a graphic, chart-filled presentation? ItRead More…

Free Christmas ebook

Celebrate the end of 2020 and download our free Christmas ebook! Have a chuckle, reminisce, and remember the year that was.  We’re looking ahead to 2021. Read our 3 Freedoms  – TimeRead More…

Updates to the Xero Starter Plan

Software for the Small Business Xero recently announced changes to their Starter Plan. These changes were made with sole traders, contractors and freelancers in mind and make it an alternative to XeroRead More…

December Business Health Check

A few key points you might find of interest. Holiday pay sorted? Working out what an employee gets paid for taking a day off on annual holidays will depend partly on whatRead More…

Updates to the Small Business Cashflow Loan (scheme) – November 2020

The Government announced the following changes will be made to the Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme: Currently no interest is charged if the loan is repaid within one year. This will beRead More…

Looking to invest?

An alternative to bank interest rates. Recently we have been getting asked the question ‘What do I do if I have surplus cash’?  Although a great position to be in, we cannotRead More…

GST mistakes to avoid

Don’t let GST trip you up GST can be a thorn in your side but if you understand when it’s due, what to pay, and make the most of your accounting software,Read More…

Modifying Employment Agreements during Covid-19 response and recovery

Modifying Employment Agreements during Covid-19 response and recovery For most employers, reviewing your staff and their employment agreements would have been done at some point this year. Regular employment law still appliesRead More…

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