Aerial of Queenstown CBD at night
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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Sep 4

Queenstown Business Guide: Why You Need a Small Business Mentor

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Small businesses fuel the New Zealand economy. The saying “small but mighty” is rather fitting, as small businesses make up 97% of the total number of businesses in New Zealand, employing 29% of all employees, and contributing an estimated 26% of New Zealand’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However the early life of a…

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Aug 19

Queenstown Employer Guide: Staff Retention

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Bustling with tourists year-round, Queenstown is vibrant when it’s quiet and hectic when it’s not. Our picturesque yet lively mountain resort town fuels an economy growing in strength and reputation every year but some business owners and managers are pushed to keep up. Staffing is becoming more difficult, as skill and labour shortages…

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Jul 17

Queenstown Business Guide: 7 Useful (and Free) Resources

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New Zealand’s reputation as a business-friendly country is well-founded. Ranked number one in the world for the ease of both doing business and starting a business, entrepreneurship in New Zealand is so simple that you can literally start a business in a day. But while enterprises may be easy to start, running and…

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Jul 17

Queenstown Employer Guide: How to Apply for Work Visas

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Queenstown needs workers, and due to a shortage of skilled staff, employers are forced to look overseas. However the process of employing foreign workers is not always straightforward. There are a few key steps in the visa application process that you, as an employer, need to take to help your new staff get…

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