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.

accountability
Goal-Setting and Goal Achievement
Here are 5 methods to help set sensible and relevant goals, while increasing the chances of success.
17 January 2024 Read More
Alliott Global Alliance
Considering Global Expansion?
We explore 5 essential strategies that can help guide your business through new market entry without starting from scratch.
28 November 2023 Read More
compliance
Onboarding Remote Employees
Remote employment presents onboarding challenges. These tips help employees to be comfortable, engaged and productive.
27 March 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
best practice
Hiring and Working with Subcontractors
The employment environment is always changing as workers consider their options and businesses look for flexible, cost-effective solutions. We look at some BEST PRACTICES when working with independent contractors (or subcontractors).
22 August 2022 Read More
brand
Strengthening Your Brand
How do you ‘strengthen a brand’? It can get murky at this point... so let’s take a closer look. 
14 March 2022 Read More
business owners
The Evolving Role of Leadership
How are the leaders in your business doing? Perhaps they are thriving in these business conditions or maybe a different approach is required. In this article, we look at some leadership skills which are proving to be really valuable as businesses find a path forward this year and beyond.
30 August 2021 Read More
customer experience
Business Resilience: Focusing on the Priorities
Do you know where to focus your energy in your business? How to identify the key drivers of your business success? Our article will help you to prioritise the initiatives that will make a difference.
21 September 2020 Read More
cash flow
Business Resilience Through Precise Cash Flow Management
Managing cash flow is not a financial challenge. It is a business challenge and resilient businesses will base their assumptions on a good understanding of the market, the business goals and business priorities. 
17 August 2020 Read More
business recovery
Business Resilience Vision and Goals
Leaders of resilient businesses recognise the importance of a powerful vision statement to focus the activities of management, the broader team, customers and other stakeholders. With the vision in place, they can set short-term and long-term goals and then measure progress. But what happens after a period of upheaval in the market? There will probably be unforeseen challenges and opportunities so leaders need to react decisively. Use our guidelines in this article as you consider the best direction for your business.
27 July 2020 Read More
competition
Business Resilience Understanding Your Market
Recent business conditions may have had a dramatic effect on your customers and competition. The change could be positive or negative, temporary or permanent. How do you know and what do you do about it? Leaders of resilient businesses are especially sensitive to market changes and focus on a few important questions.
20 July 2020 Read More
cash flow
How 3 creative Kiwi businesses handled COVID-19
COVID-19 rocked the boat for many small businesses in New Zealand. Business owners had to work hard to stay afloat. These three awesome Kiwi businesses hustled to help their business survive the storm of COVID-19.
02 July 2020 Read More
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25 February 2024 Read More