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.

benchmarks
What to measure and why
It's critical to monitor business performance. Here's how to choose the right KPIs for your business.
26 June 2024 Read More
business owners
Goal setting
It can take time to get clear on goals but the business benefits of goal setting can be substantial.
26 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
apps
Be your best tradie with the right tech
How can tradespeople go about streamlining their business and help set themselves up for success?
17 May 2021 Read More
balance
Setting Goals and Seizing Opportunities in 2021
Who could have planned for what 2020 brought us? Who can predict what 2021 will bring? Business planning isn't about getting it 100% right, it's about having clarity and focus so that we can effectively navigate whatever life throws our way. Check out the article below and start articulating the goals that will make a real difference to your business in 2021!
23 November 2020 Read More
business advice
Using Data to Drive Decision-making to Build Business
Business owners often complain they lack information to make decisions, in spite of many solutions which claim to provide intelligent, customised reporting. Identifying business problems that need solutions and then the data sets which support decision-making is a better approach and we accountants can add value in this process. 
06 April 2020 Read More
cloud accounting
Xero’s COVID-19 Response
With COVID-19 impacting Xero's operations around the globe, Xero is delaying the price rise which was set to take effect from 18 March until 1 July 2020.
24 March 2020 Read More
artificial intel
How to make your early stage business run more efficiently
As we kick-off the new year, the right technology can help you get new customers, upsell to existing ones, expand your offering and improve efficiency so you have time to focus on what matters. Here are some tips on the technology that will have an immediate effect on your business.
03 February 2020 Read More
balance
What are your revenue goals?
Setting goals is key to success but some people find it intimidating and don’t know where to start. This article includes a 6-point guide on goal setting to help you focus and specify goals. This will lead to astute business planning and will bring clarity to the year ahead. It’s never too late to set goals! 
28 January 2020 Read More
balance
Understanding the RIGHT things to do in a business
Understanding the RIGHT things to do in a business is of critical importance. Business guidance from Alliotts in Auckland can help prioritise where you should allocate your time for the biggest impact.
10 July 2019 Read More
communication
Business processes
Most businesses follow processes, some deliberately and some subconsciously. But what about DESTROYING processes?
17 December 2018 Read More
efficiency
Trash Your To-Do List
Chances are you already keep a schedule of meetings, appointments, vacations and other important events. Some of these events you allocate an hour to, some half a day. So, how do we ensure we get things done?
04 July 2018 Read More
Tag
19 July 2024 Read More