Marketing Your Business Overseas
Mar28

Marketing Your Business Overseas

John Scott Bartercard CEO for Australia and New Zealand www.bartercard.co.nz It’s become commonplace that a large proportion of business will be transacted overseas. The World Wide Web has opened up opportunities we couldn’t have dreamt about years ago. Online retail stores are replacing the high streets. With so many opportunities presented to us, where do you start to market your business overseas? Firstly, you need to identify your...

Read More
Don’t Let April and May Tax Your Cashflow
Mar28

Don’t Let April and May Tax Your Cashflow

Chris Cunniffe Chief executive of Tax Management NZ www.tmnz.co.nz Not one income tax payment — but potentially two. That is a situation which lies in wait for many business owners across New Zealand in April and May. Allow me to elaborate. On April 7, Inland Revenue (IRD) expects terminal tax for the 2017 income year to be paid. Simply put, this means (for whatever reason) you did not pay enough provisional tax for the previous year...

Read More
The Advice Conundrum
Mar28

The Advice Conundrum

Craig Hudson Country manager at Xero New Zealand www.xero.com/nz When paying for a barista to make our coffee or a hairdresser to look after our locks, most of us don’t think twice, and though it’s highly unlikely we’d try fixing our own teeth when we get a cavity, Kiwis have got a DIY attitude when it comes to running small businesses. Research by Xero found that three out of four SME owners won’t pay an expert to manage their...

Read More
Is Generational Conflict Real?
Mar28

Is Generational Conflict Real?

Debra Buckley CEO of the New Zealand Institute of Management and Leadership. www.nzimleadership.co.nz We are all given a label, and whether you like it or not, you have one too: Baby Boomer, GenY, Millennial… and the chances are, that there are multiple generations all finding their way in your own family and work environments. But are we really that different? My own father was happy to have one career and one job — with just one...

Read More
Got Your Blinkers On?
Mar28

Got Your Blinkers On?

Martz Witty Head of the Martz Group. www.martz.co.nz There’s an old adage that says assumption is the mother of all stuff ups (yes there are alternatives to this phrase), but the fundamental truth is sure. If you carry on blindly assuming everything is okay, one day you will get caught unawares. Having blinkers on in business (or in life in general) is totally unhelpful. Blindly forging ahead with disregard to circumstance is a recipe...

Read More
What Does Workplace Wellness Really Mean?
Mar28

What Does Workplace Wellness Really Mean?

Jane Cowan-Harris Head of WorkSpace IQ www.workspaceiq.co.nz As a seasoned occupational therapist and enthusiastic workplace wellness advocate, I was pleased to see an article recently in the business section of our local paper about office wellness plans. Always keen to read about wellness programmes in practice, I quickly did a double take as I scanned through the piece though, and realised it ran counter to my own viewpoint and...

Read More
Page 4 of 30« First...23456...102030...Last »