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.

contractors
Reviewing Costs to Increase Cash and Drive Profits
In this short article, we look at 8 Best Practices when reviewing business expenses.
03 July 2023 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
cash flow
Remuneration Rises Expected to Continue in 2023/2024 Year
With remuneration rises expected to continue, it looks like another challenging year of rising wage costs. 
19 June 2023 Read More
accounting
Creating business value
There’s more to accounting than compliance. A well-run accounting function is multiskilled… and supports business leaders to accomplish a range of different outcomes. In our article, we outline 5 important ways a business can benefit from the breadth of skills in an accounting function.
06 September 2022 Read More
budget
Managing business cash flow and income
Takeaways for small businesses — there are a few things small businesses can do to help support their recovery, according to Xero’s small business trends report.
07 March 2022 Read More
business
Getting the Most from Your Financial Statements
What Best Practices should you follow when conducting a Financial Review to ensure your decision-making is based on a thorough understanding of your business? This article provides pointers to help you get the most out of your Financial Statements.
14 June 2021 Read More
assets
Business Valuation. What Is Your Business Worth?
Building a business can be a long, challenging process. One way to assess how you are doing is to VALUE your business… and then try to grow that valuation. This keeps management on track and is interesting to sellers, investors or lenders. In this article, we look at how to go about valuing your business.
24 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
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
community
Business resilience - let's talk about goals
Resilient businesses get really clear on their goals, hold themselves accountable and track progress meticulously. Recent business conditions may require you to revisit your business goals, even your business vision and Alliotts can help.
13 July 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
cost accounting
Understanding the factors that drive your business
There are many ways to improve business performance but which initiatives will bring the biggest impact? This article identifies some metrics or ‘drivers’ which grow revenue, profit and business value. Establish how you are performing now and measure the impact of any improvement. Focus on the things that matter! 
25 November 2019 Read More
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25 February 2024 Read More