All news by: Jonathan Roberts

Wellbeing Budget 2019 – what it means for business

It has been said that a government is the only vessel that leaks from the top and this seemed an appropriate adage in the lead up to this year’s budget announcement. After numerous leaks and accusations of hacking in the days preceding the announcement, yesterday the government delivered New Zealand’s first Wellbeing Budget. Needless to say, there was not a lot of surprises.

Team development can improve business

Business owners and managers are often focused on a company’s financial performance, return on investment and other monetary indicators of business success. Intangible investment in human capital can commonly be overlooked as it can be difficult to measure results.

Rules around claiming tax deductions for family members

Pharmacies, like the majority of other New Zealand businesses, are traditionally family owned ‘mum and dad’ businesses. Often various family members are involved in the business and these family members are entitled to be paid for the services they provide.

Maximising the benefits from your accounting software

In the modern competitive marketplace, businesses need to have the tools to make appropriate and timely decisions in order to survive. If they wait until the end of the financial year to review performance and then react, it is usually too late.