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.

culture
Preventing cyber fraud
What can businesses do to protect themselves against financial fraud? Here are some guidelines.
06 November 2023 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
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
Auckland
Alliott NZ named 2022 NBA award winners
Alliott NZ named Best Small / Medium Business of the Year at Newmarket Business Awards!
04 July 2022 Read More
coronavirus COVID-19
Flexible work arrangements
The ‘coffice’ is rapidly becoming a top choice for flexible workers looking to escape the monotony and isolation of working from home, but just like any work environment, there are house rules.
20 September 2021 Read More
attraction
Team attraction and retention
Whether you’re looking to expand and hire, recruit to replace, or keep your hotshots in-house, here are our top tips for getting and keeping a skilled workforce.
13 September 2021 Read More
business
Business plans help businesses prosper
Business Plans are like maps for tourists. You need a plan for where you’re going to go, what you want to look at, where you’re going to stay and, if you deviate off track, you need to be able to identify where you are and then navigate to get back onto your original path. Planning a business activity is very similar.
12 July 2021 Read More
apps
Be your best tradie with the right tech
How can tradespeople go about streamlining their business and help set themselves up for success?
17 May 2021 Read More
Auckland
Alliotts team returns to Newmarket office
We're back! After a week in lockdown here in Auckland, we’ve returned to work in our Newmarket offices.
08 March 2021 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
change
Put your own oxygen mask on first
By adopting buffering strategies, business leaders are not only helping themselves but they’re also helping their teams gain focus and clarity.
19 October 2020 Read More
cash flow
From COVID-19 Survival to Resilience
Survival has been on the minds of many leaders recently. But businesses are shifting their focus to resilience. What does it take to build businesses that can survive AND thrive in the longer term? Past methods may not work as well in the ‘new’ environment. Then again, what will really change? In this article, we’ll look at some attributes of resilient businesses.
18 May 2020 Read More
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20 April 2024 Read More