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.

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Preventing cyber fraud
What can businesses do to protect themselves against financial fraud? Here are some guidelines.
06 November 2023 Read More
accountability
Your business leadership checklist
Five ways to take your leadership to the next level and unlock your full potential as a business leader.
18 September 2023 Read More
business owners
Crisis Management
All businesses will likely face a crisis, despite business leaders' desire for stability and predictability.
20 March 2023 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
cash
7 Best Practices in Digital Transformation of a Business
Most 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.
14 February 2022 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
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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
coronavirus COVID-19
The Importance of Sales Process
Sales is not only about having great products available at an attractive price. Weak sales processes can hold a business back… so it’s worth looking at how you can get super-efficient in sales. Fortunately, data can help us. In this article, we look at seven ways to refine your ‘sales machine’ to drive better sales performance and provide a video on what to measure in sales. 
09 November 2020 Read More
culture
The era of the cyber resilient CFO
If you’re a finance leader who thinks cyber risk is someone else’s problem – probably the IT department’s – it’s time for an urgent rethink.
21 August 2019 Read More
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28 May 2024 Read More