Month: October 2014


The importance of Shareholders Agreements

|Business Advisory Services|Tax Advisors|the importance of Shareholders Agreements By Tristan Dean – 22 October 2014 When anyone is buying into an existing company, or setting up a new company with colleagues, friends or even family, it is essential to document how the relationship is going to work and set ground rules for what happens in […]

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Risk in Charities and Not-For-Profits

By Hayes Knight – 6 October 2014 Risk in any organisation is a big issue, albeit one that gets vastly differing levels of attention in New Zealand charities and Not-For-Profit entities (NFPs). From a fundraising perspective risk is often just viewed as the potential for loss of funding streams, however it is much more than […]

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are you prepared?

are you prepared? :: Hayes Knight By Brendon Cutler – 6 October 2014 Some of the biggest changes in 20 years are about to take place to New Zealand’s Health & Safety Law. Do you know how these changes will affect you and your business and are you ready? The Health & Safety Reform Bill […]

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5 Tips for Measuring Return on Investment in Marketing

By Hayes Knight – 6 October 2014 Some marketing activities are easier than others to measure return on investment, however there are some best practice techniques you can employ that will have you making better informed decisions. Below we describe five tips that will get you off to a great start… 1.  Make the most […]

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I’ve seen the future…and I like it!

Over the next few years annual financial reporting is changing for charities and not-for-profit entities in New Zealand. This means different requirements, and given that change is generally painful at first; will it be worth it? And what result can we expect for most? Sometimes in life we are lucky enough to get sneak previews […]

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New rules for employee allowances

By Phil Barlow – 3 October 2014 If you are an employer that pays allowances to your employees you need to be aware there are changes that may impact your current treatment of those allowances. These changes relate to the taxation of employer-provided accommodation, accommodation payments, and other allowances and payments made by employers to […]

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