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This Famous Man was no Chicken

On those occasions when you’re tempted to think “It’s hopeless! I’ve tried everything! It can’t be done! I’ll never make it!”, it’s timely to think of Colonel Sanders of finger-lickin’ chicken fame (KFC). Have you ever wondered how someone like the Colonel did so well? Was he born wealthy? Did success simply fall into his […]

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Effective onboarding

In today’s fast-paced and dynamic workforce, new jobs, better opportunities and more intriguing offers are continually on the rise. With steady change and competition, business owners are facing more and more challenges as they look to hire. Often, the business owner hires the person believed to be the perfect fit; but things change, there’s a […]

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Big changes to Payroll – are you ready?

If you have not started planning for changes to payroll administration, now is the time to do so and also to consider an online Payroll system if you are currently manually processing. This year has seen some critical tax and employment law changes take place. IRD is to introduce “payday reporting” compulsorily from 1 April […]

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Succession Planning

… the three categories of succession There are many benefits to being a small business owner such as being your own boss, leading a team and the ability to give back to your community. A well-funded retirement account, though, is not one of these many benefits. Most of us believe that, when the time is […]

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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 Advocacy

We are pleased to announce that we partnered this week with risk management consultancy Manage Company to act between us and ACC on your behalf. ManageACC have become our expert go-to people for specific issues and will guide and bat for you should the need arise. We know how confusing and stressful it can be […]

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Hiring the Best Team for your Business

Bringing on new people is one of the most challenging and significant things you can do in your business. They are the heartbeat of your company. The values, skills and experiences they bring are the pinnacle to keeping your clients loyal to your business. Follow these tips to ensure you find and hire the perfect […]

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Get What You Want out of Your Business

As business owners, there is an endless stream of things, people, events and information that can overwhelm even the steadiest of leaders. We win or lose big sales, team members come and go, costs change, competition arises, and bills and payroll must get paid. We get to the end of the year, we look at […]

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GST for all online shopping

Buying items from overseas looks set to become more expensive from October next year as GST is added to all online purchases. Overseas retailers selling items of less than $400 to Kiwis online will be required to collect GST in the same way they are registered to collect GST on digital purchases such as Netflix […]

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