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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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7 Best Practices in Digital Transformation of a Business

Posted by Greg Millar on February 14th, 2022.      0 comments

7K0A0597-174Most business leaders agree that branding is important in business. Given the opportunity, they’d like to strengthen their brand to generate more leads, grow sales and increase customer loyalty. How do you ‘strengthen a brand’? It can get murky at this point... so let’s take a closer look.

Are you observing Cash Management Best Practices?

Posted by Vanessa Williams on December 14th, 2020.      0 comments

NZD calculator-857How do your cash management processes stack up against best practices? This topic came to prominence in 2020 and the most resilient companies will continue these best practices as "business as usual". For ideas and examples of making the most of your cash resources, read on. 

“Just be honest mate and pay your tax,” say tradies

Posted by Greg Millar on September 30th, 2015.      0 comments

we understand tradies-980Survey of Auckland tradespeople shows an Inland Revenue campaign highlighting cash jobs has hit home, with four in five believing they’ll get caught if they cheat on their taxes.

The survey of nearly 420 tradies shows that the message that doing under-the-table jobs is a tax crime is getting through.



Investing your money: Is it time to send your money on an OE?

Posted by David Burt - Investment Specialist on September 16th, 2014.      0 comments

Visualise a $2 coin sitting on a table. This represents the size of the share market in New Zealand.

Now compare that to an enormous pile of $2 coins on the same table. It reaches all the way to the ceiling and through the hole it’s made in it. This represents the rest of the world’s share markets.

The big pile is impossible to ignore.

Investing your money: Surf where the waves are big?

Posted by David Burt - Investment Specialist on July 8th, 2014.      0 comments

Clients often ask me where in the world they should invest and the saying “Surf where the waves are big” sometimes springs to mind. If you want a big reward, you need to be where the action is.

So where is the investment action right now?  Where should you start to look?