Month: May 2014


Budget 2014 – A Calculating Budget?

A Calculating Budget? Hayes Knight, Hayes Knight Audit, Business Services, By Phil Barlow – 15 May 2014 In an election year, clearly there is a temptation of the incumbent Government to use the Budget as a tool to buy them votes. Announcements in the Budget that lean towards social policy and spending are sometimes then […]

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Your organisation is at risk from Fraud!

By Hayes Knight – 13 May 2014 Hopefully that headline gets your attention. Sadly in our experience as auditors this statement is true. We are yet to find the perfectly protected organisation when it comes to fraud risk. However there are some basic things any organisation can do to help protect itself. This article looks […]

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Buying, Selling and Valuing Businesses

| Buying, Selling and Valuing Businesses By Tristan Dean – 13 May 2014 As the economy has improved over the last 6 to 12 months we’ve seen a noticeable increase in activity in the mergers and acquisitions space. With business confidence growing, companies are looking at acquisitions as a way to grow their revenues over […]

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New Zealand Sector Overview

By Hayes Knight – 7 May 2014 A key trait of any successful business is one that is not only good at what it does and how it does it, but also always has a strategic eye out to the wider market place within which it operates. Understanding the wider market better can be very […]

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