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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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Succession Planning for family business using Life insurance as a tool

Written by Vanessa Williams on March 1st, 2017.      0 comments

family group-532Often when one of your children are involved in your family business or farm this creates disparity for your other children in the event of your death.

A simple solution can be using Life insurance to enable your child involved in the business to buy your share of the business from the estate.

 

Getting bigger?

Written by Vanessa Williams on August 7th, 2015.      0 comments

hand-352-636If you decide to grow your business and get bigger by headcount and shareholders then the critical thing you need to remember is leverage.

There is no point bringing on another shareholder if you are not planning on growing your turnover and profit dramatically.

Don’t end up with too many chiefs and not enough profitability.
 

Never underestimate the power of being there in person

Written by Greg Millar & Vanessa Williams on December 10th, 2013.      0 comments

Why is face time with your customers, suppliers and peers is so important?

Whilst attending the Alliott Group Worldwide Annual Conference during October of this year, we were reminded of one key, fundamental fact time and again: Never underestimate the power of being there in person. We learnt so much during our four days in Hong Kong but we kept coming back to this simple truth. Why?