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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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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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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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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Dec 10

Holiday Employment Law Q & As

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As the holiday season approaches, many of our clients are in full-swing getting projects finished before Christmas, or ramping up operations in anticipation of the busy summer season business. No doubt this means your staff are working at full steam so it’s a good time to look at some employment law issues that…

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Nov 29

Xero: Beyond the Accounting Software

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With over 2 million subscribers worldwide, Xero is fast becoming one of the most popular online accounting software options available today. It’s not surprising – Xero truly understands the concept of ‘user friendly’, has an exceptional New Zealand based technical support team and all at a very reasonable monthly cost. However, one of…

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Nov 24

Construction Industry Warned About Undeclared Cash Jobs

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Recently the hospitality industry in Queenstown was under the Inland Revenue spotlight and now tradies are the centre of attention. In their Get It Right campaign, the IRD has warned that tradies who do undeclared cash jobs could be hit with penalties or convictions. Cash leaves a trail Cash jobs leave a trail…

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Oct 30

Queenstown Hospitality Businesses in IRD’s Spotlight

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A heads up to Queenstown restaurant and cafes, Inland Revenue are in town! As part of its hidden economy campaign, Inland Revenue sent compliance staff to search and/or make unannounced visits to several Queenstown hospitality businesses. Cafés, restaurants, bars and takeaways were the focus of the campaign which follows the successful prosecution of five…

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Oct 14

Xero Small Business Sessions coming to Queenstown

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The Xero Roadshow is coming to you! This December, Xero will be coming to Queenstown for their Small Business Sessions to share how online accounting software can change the way you run your business. You’ll learn how Xero can help you spend less time on your accounts, and more time doing what you…

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Oct 2

Xerocon Brisbane 2019: A Rock Concert for Accountants!

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Holy moly, Xerocon is like a rock concert for accountants! We set off for Aussie, Katrina, Thijs, Suzanne and Lindsay, ready to learn more about Xero over the two-day conference in Brisbane. What we got was so much more! We have come away feeling inspired, excited and keen to share some cutting edge…

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