Payday loan apps and websites; the pros and cons

POSTED BY admin ON THE February 14th, 2019

Personal loans have become a fast-growing financing option for consumers, with payday apps and websites gaining popularity. For aid between paychecks, payday loans can be very helpful for the pay cycle lull. Taking out a loan is not something to enter into lightly though, there are many variables that should go into your decision-making process. […]

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Creating a positive business culture

POSTED BY admin ON THE February 14th, 2019

Business culture is a reflection of what your company stands for, it’s your voice. Employee relations are what establishes this voice and can always be improved. A work environment that everyone enjoys can help to improve performance and productivity. Here are some ways you can help better the culture of your business Vision:For a business […]

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What we can learn from ‘introverted’ people

POSTED BY admin ON THE February 7th, 2019

Most of us fall somewhere in between the introvert-extrovert spectrum but our concept of a great leader often looks to someone who exudes characteristics we often associate with ‘extroverts’ – including being charismatic, confident, and courageous. While these traits are indeed admirable and can be essential to motivate and drive your team, recent research surprisingly […]

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KiwiSaver benefits

POSTED BY admin ON THE February 7th, 2019

A KiwiSaver account is a great resource for compiling and saving for your retirement and future security. It is a voluntary, government-run initiative designed to help you financially plan ahead, but what exactly are the benefits? Here are a few ways having a KiwiSaver account would aid you throughout your life. Member Tax Credit:This credit […]

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E-commerce and income tax

POSTED BY admin ON THE January 31st, 2019

In 2015, New Zealanders spent an estimated $3.5 billion in goods and $1.2 billion in services online. With the growth of online shopping, rates having increased considerably year by year. How does tapping into the digital economy affect how you manage your business’ taxes? Double Taxation:As a considerable number of online businesses undertake trade overseas, […]

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Does your business idea have potential?

POSTED BY admin ON THE December 20th, 2018

Successful entrepreneurs capitalise on the right ideas at the right time. However, working out if your idea has potential is easier said than done. Assess the quality of your business ideas with this checklist. Does it solve a problem?Start-ups that provide a solution to market problems will succeed. Whether it be efficiency, customer service or […]

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Hiring high potential staff

POSTED BY admin ON THE December 20th, 2018

Your business is only as good as your staff, which is why you want to hire high potential employees. You may find it hard to spot a high potential candidate in an interview. Our tips will tell you what to look for and ask when you are recruiting. High potential employee traitsA common set of […]

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Improving cash flow for your business

POSTED BY admin ON THE December 14th, 2018

Cash flow can be an issue for small businesses, especially if you have peak and low periods. Follow these tips to improve your cash flow and avoid running into a tight financial spot. Flexible rosteringYour staffing may need to change in peak and low periods. By employing casuals and using a flexible roster, you can […]

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Benefits of standing meetings

POSTED BY admin ON THE December 14th, 2018

Stand-up meetings boost productivity and workplace cooperation. Here are some benefits of holding your meetings standing up. Improves efficiencyStand-up meetings improve efficiency. The mentality of standing up encourages urgency and alertness. A seated posture can lead to a relaxed mindset that can inhibit productivity. Studies have shown that standing up at your meeting can decrease […]

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Personalising your business brand

POSTED BY admin ON THE December 14th, 2018

Personalising your business brand attracts new customers by establishing authenticity and a point of difference. Follow these tips to improve your marketing and create a unique brand true to yourself. Put a face to the nameThe best way to add a personal touch to your brand is to be human. Adding a team graphic to […]

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