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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QR Quishing Scams
Scammers turn to QR codes as banks warn of Christmas danger.
20 December 2023 Read More
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Preventing cyber fraud
What can businesses do to protect themselves against financial fraud? Here are some guidelines.
06 November 2023 Read More
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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
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The Power of Multi-Factor Authentication
By combining multiple identity verification methods, MFA provides a robust defence against unauthorised access.
06 June 2023 Read More
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The Importance of Patching Operating Systems
Securing your digital environment is an ongoing process, so stay proactive and keep your systems under lock and key from the prying eyes of cybercriminals.
22 May 2023 Read More
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Cybersafety strategy for user application hardening
To protect against attacks, consider how to harden your OS and test the security of your operating environment.
17 April 2023 Read More
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Cybersafety and configuring macros
Microsoft Office macros automate tasks, but if not checked and maintained, they can pose a security risk.
03 April 2023 Read More
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7 Ways to Navigate the Changing Employment Landscape
As Accountants, we know the value of having a stable and productive workforce. We also know the employment landscape is going through significant change. How are businesses evolving as top-class employers to attract (and retain) the best talent? In this article, we offer 7 ideas to help you position yourself as a top-class employer… and then deliver on your promises.
20 June 2022 Read More
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Xero Multi-Factor Authentication
To make sure Xero users continue to have account security, Xero is making Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) mandatory for all Xero customers globally in the year ahead.
03 May 2021 Read More
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Your data and cybersecurity
We outline simple actions you can take to secure your data and keep your business safe. 
26 October 2020 Read More
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COVID-19 Alert Levels
The Prime Minister announced that New Zealand will stay at Alert Level 4 till midnight Monday 27 April. The team at Alliotts are continuing to work remotely and will reassess this on 11 May.
20 April 2020 Read More
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COVID-19 Tax Measures and Alert Levels
As we near the end of the initial four-week lockdown, the Government has released further Tax Measures to assist businesses including more complete information on what Alert Level 3 would mean. Yesterday the Government announced two further tax proposals - Tax Loss Carry Back Scheme and changes to the Tax Loss Continuity Rules.
16 April 2020 Read More
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28 May 2024 Read More