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.

cash flow
Making Sure You Get Paid On Time
Managing Accounts Receivable (Collections) can have a big effect on the cash balance of your business.
25 September 2023 Read More
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Navigating Artificial Intelligence
With AI tools becoming more easily accessible, small business owners want to be proactive and stay ahead of the curve.
11 September 2023 Read More
business
4 Priorities for Successful Businesses in 2023
It’s a good time to think ahead to 2023 and identify areas of strategic focus for your business. While each business is different, key themes are emerging. We got together with some successful businesses and developed a list of strategic priorities. To see how this compares with your list, read on…
12 December 2022 Read More
cloud accounting
5 tips for Xero users
Did you know that Xero has an inbuilt calculator? Are you across Xero's inbuilt timesaver features? Across useful ways to use contact groups? Read on for five tips shared by Xero partners that featured in 2022's Xero product updates.
09 December 2022 Read More
business
Reengineering Your Business for Profit and Sustainability
Business Reengineering usually means eliminating activities or processes which are not adding value. In some cases, they will be substituted with better processes. This is challenging because changing the way a business acts and thinks is complex. Here’s a reengineering process which can help improve profitability and business resilience.
16 November 2022 Read More
customer experience
Electronic Signature for Annual Accounts and Tax Returns
Alliotts is now using electronic signing for annual accounts with the use of CCH Signatures software. Read how it works.
29 July 2022 Read More
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
customer experience
Take a targeted approach with Facebook
With the average person spending 2.5 hours a day on social media, and visiting more than seven different platforms a month, taking advantage of eyes on screens is a no-brainer for engaging customers. But where do you start? We briefly explore Facebook advertising to help businesses stand out from the crowd.
27 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
cloud accounting
December 2021 Xero Outages
Xero's response to customers regarding unacceptable user experience when using the Xero platform this month. 
15 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
budget
Digital marketing profits
What’s the story behind your business? Do your customers get an insight into what happens behind the scenes? Telling your story through digital marketing is a powerful way to humanise your business, engage customers, and distinguish yourself from competitors
04 October 2021 Read More
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21 May 2024 Read More