Month: December 2009


Hayes Knight win at Sustainable Business Network Awards

By Hayes Knight – 16 December 2009 Hayes Knight are celebrating their success after winning the Emerging Large and Corporate category in the Northern Region Sustainable Business Network Awards. The Emerging Large and Corporate category is for businesses that have actively begun implementing sustainable actions within the last two years, and have more than 20 […]

read more

Dear Santa, this year I want…

By Hayes Knight – 15 December 2009 When we wrote our Christmas list as a five year old, it seemed that every toy was a need not a want. Cast this forward to our business owners operating in today’s unremitting economic hurricane and although the lists have moved on from a train set, Go-Kart, pocket […]

read more

New Tax Legislation

By Hayes Knight – 11 December 2009 The Taxation (Consequential Rate Alignment and Remedial Matters) Bill, introduced in July 2009, received Royal Assent on 7 December 2009. The new legislation contains amendments to resident withholding tax rates on interest, tax rates on portfolio investment entities (PIEs) and retirement scheme contribution tax rates.  The legislation also […]

read more

Want the auditors to visit your Board?

Want the auditors to visit your Board? : By Hayes Knight – 10 December 2009 One of the special features of being audited by an Audit Excellence firm is that we appreciate the opportunity to speak to boards. We are so passionate of the value of this to schools that we offer attendance free of […]

read more

Financial Statements & Funding Applications

By Hayes Knight – 8 December 2009 Many New Zealand charities are struggling for success with their applications to funding bodies. A similar fear in relation to funding from the general public has also been expressed by charities. This has arisen now that their financial statements will be more publicly available via filing on the […]

read more