Welcome to our summer e-newsletter
Every 90 days we will be emailing you tailored information to help you with your business. Our summer newsletter covers free workshops, a special offer on business planning and coaching, the latest employment changes, information about tax on residential property sales and much more.
If you have any questions about a particular topic or need further advice we are just a phone call away - 09 407 7117.
How do you get the edge?
We have been running our popular free #businessboost workshops since August last year and have had great feedback. Each Thursday our specialist team cover a new topic – each designed to upskill and inspire existing business owners, those new to business or anyone looking for business support. In March we cover off:
· 7 ways to grow your business
· How much do you need to retire
· How to beat the competitors
· Managing payroll and more
HEre for the Long Haul.
Did you know that only 50% of all small businesses in New Zealand are still trading after 10 years? So how do you make sure your business is here for the long haul?
Saying Farewell to Cliff
The time has come for Cliff to pack up his calculator and pull out the golf clubs. In March 2018, after more than 35 years of looking after local families and businesses, Cliff will be stepping down to spend more time with his own family (along with his snowboard and golf clubs). While we will be sad to see him go, he will still be calling into the office for Friday drinks!
Property speculation in the spotlight again
The Bright-Line test used to determine tax payable on gains from residential property sales is about to change. The amendment seeks to extend the timeframe from 2 years to 5 years so if you sell a property within 5 years of purchasing it, you are likely to incur tax payable on the gain. This change, initiated by the revenue minister, is designed to dampen property speculation and thereby make homes more affordable.
Top 5 employment law changes
With their feet firmly under the table, the Labour government is introducing a raft of changes in employment and workplace law. As an employer, here are the top 5 changes that you need to know about...