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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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New Transition Payment Announced, Final Wage Subsidy & Resurgence Subsidy

Written by Vanessa Williams on November 30th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusThe Government has announced a one-off transition payment for businesses as we move to the COVID-19 Protection Framework and the Resurgence Support Payment and Wage Subsidy Scheme will continue to be available to businesses anywhere in New Zealand until 2 December 2021.
 

4 tips to get ahead of the holiday rush

Written by Greg Millar on November 22nd, 2021.      0 comments

xero platinum logo 210x70 px-629The holiday season is normally one of the busiest times of year for small business owners in the retail space and this year will prove no different. In fact, due to continued challenges like bad weather, container shortages, product shortages and continued port closures due to the pandemic, business owners all over the world should start holiday preparations even earlier this year.
 

The Great Attrition

Written by Vanessa Williams on November 2nd, 2021.      0 comments

coffeeThere’s a lot of talk about the impact of ‘remote work’. What does this mean for businesses? What should leaders be thinking about?  
 

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy and Resurgence Support Payment Update

Written by Greg Millar on October 26th, 2021.      4 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusTraffic Lights, COVID-19 Wage Subsidy and Increased Resurgence Support Payment Update.

 

Wage Subsidy and Resurgence Support Payment Update

Written by Vanessa Williams on October 13th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusAn important reminder about the next round of Wage Subsidy and Resurgence Support Payment application dates.

 

Non-vaccinated employee dismissed

Written by Dukesons Business Law on September 22nd, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusIn GF v NZ Customs Service, Customs was held to have justifiably dismissed an employee who was required, by legislative order, to be vaccinated and who refused to be vaccinated. 
 

Flexible work arrangements

Written by Greg Millar on September 20th, 2021.      0 comments

coffeeThe ‘coffice’ is rapidly becoming a top choice for flexible workers looking to escape the monotony and isolation of working from home, but just like any work environment, there are house rules.

 

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Cut Off and Second Resurgence Payment

Written by Vanessa Williams on September 16th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusApplications for the second COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 close today at 11.59pm, Thursday 16 September 2021.
 

Wage Subsidy #2 employer applications

Written by Vanessa Williams on September 8th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusIf you're an employer that has applied for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 #2, make sure you're across waiting periods and other important information for applicants.
 

Mandatory COVID19 vaccinations

Written by Ross Henderson on September 7th, 2021.      0 comments

virus copyWith NZ HR Specialist Ross Henderson getting a lot of calls from employers regarding whether or not they can make COVID19 vaccination compulsory, he cautions that there are a number of factors to take into consideration.
 

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy Criteria

Written by Greg Millar on August 20th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusThe criteria for Wage Subsidy eligibility is now available.

 

COVID-19 support for businesses

Written by Vanessa Williams on August 19th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusFollowing the rise in alert levels announced on 17 August 2021, we outline the support available for NZ businesses.

 

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy and Resurgence Support

Written by Greg Millar on August 18th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusFurther details are now available on the Wage Subsidy and Resurgence Support.

 

NZ COVID-19 alert level 4

Written by Vanessa Williams on August 18th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusAlliott NZ's office in Auckland is closed for 7 days from Wednesday 18 August 2021 however we will keep you notified by email, website and on our social sites of any changes.
 

Business plans help businesses prosper

Written by Greg Millar on July 12th, 2021.      0 comments

success-182Business Plans are like maps for tourists. You need a plan for where you’re going to go, what you want to look at, where you’re going to stay and, if you deviate off track, you need to be able to identify where you are and then navigate to get back onto your original path. Planning a business activity is very similar.

 

Knowing your financials is vital for success in 2021

Written by Vanessa Williams on April 19th, 2021.      0 comments

xero platinum logo 210x70 px-6292020 lost some great companies, and the years to come will take more. So how can you begin protecting yourself and your investments when the landscape is still shifting below our feet?
 

Filing your EOY Tax post COVID-19

Written by Greg Millar on March 15th, 2021.      0 comments

deadline-225From new rules to keep cash flowing to staff reimbursements and allowances, we've got you covered this tax time.
 

Alliotts team returns to Newmarket office

Written by Vanessa Williams on March 8th, 2021.      0 comments

green light-658We're back! After a week in lockdown here in Auckland, we’ve returned to work in our Newmarket offices.
 

NZ Resurgence Support Payment & Wage Subsidy

Written by Vanessa Williams on March 5th, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusA reminder about the Government support available for business operators: the COVID-19 Resurgence Support Payment and the Wage Subsidy.

 

COVID-19 Wage Subsidy March 2021

Written by Vanessa Williams on March 3rd, 2021.      0 comments

Graphic for a website page- CoronavirusFurther details are now available on the March 2021 Wage Subsidy. You'll be able to apply online from 1PM on Thursday 4 March 2021 and payments start from Monday 8 March 2021.