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.

budget
NZ Govt announces FamilyBoost
The Government has announced that it intends to introduce a FamilyBoost payment as part of Budget 2024.
02 April 2024 Read More
cash flow
Government to address business payment practices
The Government announced a repeal of the Business Payment Practices Act 2023 in response to poor payment times.
26 February 2024 Read More
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
cloud accounting
Why businesses should embrace eInvoicing
eInvoicing is a new way to send and receive invoices electronically between accounting systems. Not only does it help facilitate faster payment times, but it’s also more efficient, accurate and – importantly – safer:
19 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
cash flow
Tricky tax questions at Christmas time
Here are some answers to common tax questions at this time of year.
05 December 2022 Read More
business
GST invoicing changes are coming
New rules modernising GST invoicing and record-keeping requirements will apply from 1 April 2023.
19 September 2022 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
cash flow
Precise Cash Flow Management: Best Practices
Improving your cash position brings opportunities and reduces business risk. In the absence of equity and debt financing, alternative cash-flow management strategies can make a positive difference.  These ideas will not apply to ALL businesses but perhaps there are some you can implement. 
05 October 2020 Read More
cash flow
5 Steps to Stronger Cash Flow Management
Some businesses are finding opportunities in the COVID19 environment while others struggle. Common to all businesses is the need for astute cash management. In our article, we look at some best practices to help you best utilise your cash.
14 September 2020 Read More
invoices
$30,000 scam in similar method to Team NZ
An NZ business owner was scammed out of money after a fake invoice was sent to his business. Even though he caught the scam within a couple of hours of the money being sent, banks were not able to retrieve the funds.
06 July 2020 Read More
Automation
Human cost of late payments
When businesses aren’t paid on time, it doesn’t just affect the bottom line – it affects people.
15 July 2019 Read More
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20 April 2024 Read More