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Bernadette Logue – Transformation Life Coach, author & Leader of The Daily Positive

Our client Bernadette Logue worked in the private sector Recruitment Consultancy as a senior consultant before realising in her early 30s her true passion for unlocking the performance potential in individuals. She also recognised that this desire to help people went far beyond the workplace and was more about helping people to unleash their potential […]

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ACC Cover Plus Extra

CoverPlus Extra can be extremely beneficial for self-employed and shareholder/employees instead of the usual CoverPlus in the unfortunate event you may need it. With the default Cover Plus you must prove your income at the time of your claim and this can be difficult and time-consuming. Your latest accounts may not be prepared or you […]

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Tax changes for property investors

– the bright-line test. The Government is not wasting time considering legislation that will extend the bright-line test on residential property sales from two years to five years as part of the its crack-down on property speculators. This means that profits from properties which are bought and sold within five years will generally be taxable. […]

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Job Vacancy – Senior Accountant with Extra

Are you the 1 in 100 we are looking for? Do you want to move your career in 2018 beyond the mundane and enjoy variety in a niche Practice? Our Practice based in Lower Hutt provides accounting and business development services for small to medium business owners and professionals as well as having a strong […]

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Granite Lifeforce tonics

Granite Lifeforce Tonics had its beginnings at a time when nurturing our bodies for ultimate good health and well-being wasn’t as embraced as it is today. But how things have changed. Our clients Kathy Just and Steve Weller love what they do which is making a difference to people’s lives with their Granite Lifeforce range […]

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Xero Tips and Tricks

We have put together some of the best  Tips and Tricks we can think of to help you with Xero. You may already be hands on with Xero but whatever level you are, we are sure you will be surprised by some of the features and how you can work with Xero more quickly and […]

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NZ Super – don’t miss out

The countdown to the long-awaited NZ superannuation is seldom over-looked, but don’t miss out on getting your entitlement from your 65th birthday because you over-look applying ahead of time. That is defined as 12 weeks ahead of your 65th birthday. The reason this is also important is that payments are not back-dated if you are […]

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Hacking warning

Cyber security is considered to be one of the biggest threats to businesses –  just think of the recent ransomware infection Wannacry – and hackers are increasingly deploying new methods to wreak havoc in the cyber world. And as we know our home systems are equally vulnerable. The following happened in New Zealand in the […]

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Dealing with difficult customers

On average 8% of customers will be difficult to deal with. The word difficult doesn’t just mean what you may be thinking; it can range from complaining “never happy” customers, through to customers who are just plain frustrating to deal with for many reasons. Dealing with the “unhappy customers” can cause conflict; so, how is […]

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