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.

competition
9 things you need to know before you blog
Taking advantage of eyes on screens is a no-brainer for engaging customers. But where do you start? In this article, we outline 9 quick blogging tips to help your business stand out from the crowd.
18 July 2022 Read More
attraction
7 Ways to Navigate the Changing Employment Landscape
As Accountants, we know the value of having a stable and productive workforce. We also know the employment landscape is going through significant change. How are businesses evolving as top-class employers to attract (and retain) the best talent? In this article, we offer 7 ideas to help you position yourself as a top-class employer… and then deliver on your promises.
20 June 2022 Read More
cashflow
Pricing Strategy to Drive Growth and Profit
Pricing strategy is a pathway to increased revenue and profit... but it’s often neglected by management. In this article, we look at factors which influence price and actions you can take to develop and implement an effective pricing strategy. 
10 May 2022 Read More
commodities
Managing Your Business in an Inflationary Environment
Many businesses are facing increased costs. This is not necessarily a new business challenge… but the COVID-19 pandemic is driving significant and unpredictable "price spikes". Let’s look at what business leaders should be thinking about in this environment?
13 December 2021 Read More
cash flow
4 tips to get ahead of the holiday rush
The 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.
22 November 2021 Read More
business sale or succession
When is the Right Time to Sell Your Business
We may not get to choose exactly when to sell (or ‘exit’) our business or the terms of that sale. But we can try to control the process so we get the outcomes we want. This article provides guidelines on preparing to sell your business, whether the sale is imminent… or a decade or more away.
10 May 2021 Read More
competition
Business Resilience Understanding Your Market
Recent business conditions may have had a dramatic effect on your customers and competition. The change could be positive or negative, temporary or permanent. How do you know and what do you do about it? Leaders of resilient businesses are especially sensitive to market changes and focus on a few important questions.
20 July 2020 Read More
business advice
Is Your Business Model Standing the Test of COVID-19?
Your Business Model is not something you change lightly. Only fundamental shifts in your market, vision or business priorities will justify modifying how you make money. That said, a vibrant and resilient organisation is ultra-sensitive to change and responds quickly.
29 June 2020 Read More
benchmarks
The Power of Price
Understanding how a customer or prospect VALUES your service is critical to getting pricing correct. Our article details an approach to understanding value and various other important factors to grow the profitability of your business.
02 March 2020 Read More
business sale or succession
Is Selling Your Business the Next Best Step
It's a question many of us will be facing. Perhaps not now, or in the near future. But the opportunity to sell your business may come along, either planned or by chance. Whatever the circumstance, you should be ready. The sale process can be intense and happen quickly so make sure you do it right, cover your bases and prepare for a successful exit. It's never too early to start.
05 August 2019 Read More
competition
Making sales
Here are 7 tips to ensure that you get the most out of each and every sales opportunity.
19 November 2018 Read More
accountability
3 drivers of strategy
Our article explains the 3 core elements that drive strategy and how you can get them into your business.
01 October 2018 Read More
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25 February 2024 Read More