businessman working in cafe
Apr 16

Fully funded support for business continuity planning

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Update 28 April: McClean & Co is now an approved provider for the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) COVID-19 support programme. More details here. The Regional Business Partner Network has been given funds to support businesses through COVID-19. The focus will be on full funding of businesses to access one-on-one support with professionals…

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man using hand sanitiser at work
Apr 16

Preparing your business for Alert Level 3

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On 16 April, the government announced that many, but not all businesses can start to open under Alert Level 3. Alert Level 3, the date for which has not yet been announced, will see many significant restrictions on New Zealanders’ movements retained, but will permit aspects of the economy to reopen in a…

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Apr 16

Important COVID-19 information links for businesses

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We’ve collected some of the most important information for businesses regarding COVID-19 here. Feel free to bookmark this page as we will add information here as it comes to hand. August updates 20 August: We’ve gathered a few new updates regarding last week’s move to Alert Level Two. Plus recent developments in government…

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small business owner on laptop and mobile
Apr 16

Hubdoc joins Xero

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  Hubdoc has arrived! You might have heard about Hubdoc, a helpful cloud based software tool that makes data entry a walk in the park through its information capturing technology. Well, we have exciting news for you – Hubdoc is now included for free with all Xero Business subscriptions. Cashbook subscribers can add…

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Mar 31

Preparing for End of Financial Year 31 March 2020

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McClean & Co are here for you and ready to prepare your 2020 Annual Accounts and Tax Returns. If you are a client of McClean & Co, we require you to accept our 2020 Annual Accounts Terms of Engagement in order to start your end of year financials. This will be emailed out to…

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Mar 17

Government COVID-19 Business Support Package: How You Can Get Help

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Yesterday the Government announced its business support package, noting it is one of the largest packages in the world on a per capita basis. The $12.1 billion package includes: Initial $500 million boost for health $5.1 billion in wage subsidies for affected businesses in all sectors and regions, available from today. Businesses need…

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easter eggs in basket
Mar 16

Queenstown Employer Guide: A Refresh on Rules Around Public Holidays

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Easter is coming up so now is the time to get across holiday leave obligations so you can be confident in the information you deliver to employees or colleagues. Most of the NZ public holidays fall in the first half of the year. For contingency and forward planning, this Stuff article might give…

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McClean and Co Boardroom with meeting in progress
Feb 19

Queenstown Meeting Rooms Available for Clients

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We are enjoying our new offices in the Chester Building, Queenstown. They are light and smart. (Thanks to RAW Building for our renovations!) As part of our new and improved work space we now have three meeting rooms: The Boardroom This is set up with a table, 6 chairs, wifi and TV with…

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Japanese culture
Feb 16

Business Advice Where You Least Expect It

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Work-life balance can be a daily battle for any business owner, with work inevitably infiltrating into everyday life if not kept in check. Although this can be wearisome for even the most dedicated business owner, there is a silver lining: there are many valuable lessons about business which can be learned from outside…

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Jan 29

Queenstown Property Investor Guide: Key Considerations for Short Term Accommodation Providers

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It’s no secret that the Queenstown Lakes/Central Otago area sits comfortably as one of the most expensive regions in New Zealand when it comes to average house purchase prices, not to mention the high living costs. It’s hardly surprising that it’s become a popular choice for home-owners to jump on the short term…

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