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.

artificial intel
How Leaders Attract Talented Employees
Navigating 2024 recruitment challenges, businesses seek talented, loyal teams amidst evolving trends.
12 December 2023 Read More
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
Navigating Artificial Intelligence
With AI tools becoming more easily accessible, small business owners want to be proactive and stay ahead of the curve.
11 September 2023 Read More
compliance
The difference between employees and contractors
Read why employers must keep good records and be clear on their obligations for the taxation of workers’ earnings.
04 September 2023 Read More
Australian Business
Xero research reveals business mistakes
Xero research reveals 83% of business owners admit to costly mistakes.
24 July 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
employees
Fair Pay Agreements
The Fair Pay Agreements Act 2022 came into effect 1 December 2022 aiming to set minimum standards of employment including pay for specific industries or sectors.
13 February 2023 Read More
economy
The dark side of the Employment Relations Authority process
The processes around business downsizing can be very complicated and one misstep can be very expensive. However the conversation has been changing lately, according to NZ HR Specialist Ross Henderson, and prudent businesses are looking to staffing numbers ahead of an anticipated downturn in the economy later in the year.
31 January 2023 Read More
employers
Attracting talent to your business
What will attract candidates, especially entry-level candidates, to work in YOUR business? The answer is complicated. Everyone is different… and the concept of employment is evolving fast. 
07 November 2022 Read More
coronavirus COVID-19
What NZ trends have changed for good?
As New Zealand businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, what trends will have changed for good?
07 October 2022 Read More
employees
The case for performance reviews
The bottom line is not so much if you should run performance reviews, but how should they be designed so that all objectives can be met during the full-on activity of the year.
25 July 2022 Read More
coronavirus COVID-19
Latest NZ employment issues
NZ HR Specialist Ross Henderson provides an update on vaccination mandates and an employee dismissal case from the Employment Relations Authority.
07 April 2022 Read More
cash flow
4 tips to get ahead of the holiday rush
The holiday season is normally one of the busiest times of year for small business owners in the retail space and this year will prove no different. In fact, due to continued challenges like bad weather, container shortages, product shortages and continued port closures due to the pandemic, business owners all over the world should start holiday preparations even earlier this year.
22 November 2021 Read More
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25 February 2024 Read More