The Business Advisory Blog

The Business Advisory Blog

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.

While every effort has been made to provide valuable, useful information in this publication, this firm and any related suppliers or associated companies accept no responsibility or any form of liability from reliance upon or use of its contents. Any suggestions should be considered carefully within your own particular circumstances, as they are intended as general information only.

Chief financial officer
Engaging a Virtual or Fractional CFO
Outsourcing your financial function — what to look for in an outsourced CFO.
14 November 2023 Read More
cash flow
Managing Business Debt
Address excessive business debt promptly: Act decisively! Explore some options here.
12 June 2023 Read More
accounting
Automating Your Business in 2023
The new year is a great time to review your business processes and consider how to improve efficiency. Automation can help to standardise processes, make processes cheaper and faster, improve reporting and help your team focus on more productive activities. Here are 11 areas where automation can make a big impact on your business.
23 January 2023 Read More
business model
The Great Attrition
There’s a lot of talk about the impact of ‘remote work’. What does this mean for businesses? What should leaders be thinking about?  
02 November 2021 Read More
communication
7 Ways Leaders Inspire Change (in Challenging Times)
Usually, employees get behind new initiatives, especially where a proposed change makes sense to them. But encouraging change in an environment of uncertainty or where the rationale is unclear tests the mettle of leaders. 
18 October 2021 Read More
communication
Social media success
Brands that have the most successful social media presence take the time to create a visual experience and journey for their customers.  Having a clear voice, strong visuals and a brand voice are important. 
27 September 2021 Read More
business
Business plans help businesses prosper
Business 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.
12 July 2021 Read More
best practice
Are you observing Cash Management Best Practices?
How 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. 
14 December 2020 Read More
accountability
Cyber policies should cover these points
Continuing our focus on cybersecurity, we list 10 cyber policies and nine governance questions for business owners.
02 September 2019 Read More
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Alliott Group news - APAC Conference 2019
Lawyers and accountants from 11 countries were represented at Alliott Group’s APAC Regional Conference in Shanghai from 17-18 June 2019.
07 August 2019 Read More
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What's Important to Your Team
Managing people is one of the toughest parts of running a business. Team development issues can have a real impact on your business reputation, client retention and profit. Here's how you put a system in place to listen to your team and use their feedback to make real changes to your business.
13 May 2019 Read More
communication
Meaningful accounting data to drive sales
Accessing and analysing your business data used to be considered a luxury. But now it’s a necessity. Work with us to ensure you have your data at your fingertips, so you can make the best possible business decisions.
25 February 2019 Read More
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20 April 2024 Read More