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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How Leaders Attract Talented Employees
Navigating 2024 recruitment challenges, businesses seek talented, loyal teams amidst evolving trends.
12 December 2023 Read More
culture
Preventing cyber fraud
What can businesses do to protect themselves against financial fraud? Here are some guidelines.
06 November 2023 Read More
business owners
Financial controls for remote workers
Business owners need to demonstrate the importance of improving financial security and minimising risk. Here are 9 measures you can take.
16 August 2023 Read More
accountability
KPIs important management tools
Need to update or develop KPIs for your business? See how to use KPIs as important business management tools.
09 May 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
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
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
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
cost accounting
Breaking Old Habits to Drive Costs Down
Old habits may be keeping your business from maximising profitability. Breaking these habits will strengthen the business. Your accountants are well-placed to help you change since we deal with the relevant numbers, can perform the analysis and can make actionable recommendations. Don’t get stuck with old bad habits, especially where there are opportunities to quickly improve the bottom line.
13 January 2020 Read More
business
The Importance of Categorising Your Customers
While customers are important, not all are alike. Classify yours to help you understand which groups represent the most value to your business and will help you identify your most profitable segments with target services and communications.
23 September 2019 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
business sale or succession
The value of a systematic approach
What’s the difference between Joe’s Burger Bar and a McDonald's franchise? One is completely reliant on the owner and the other has a fully documented system of operation. Which do you think is worth more? Find out how this could apply to maximising your business value. 
08 July 2019 Read More
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21 May 2024 Read More