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Business Culture Tied to Business Performance

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

While it’s easy to think of business culture as a bit soft compared with, say, achieving sales, in fact it’s anything but. A 2014 study reported that public companies named in a “Best Places to Work” list in 2009 outperformed the S&P 500 by 115 percent in the following five years. The Glassdoor study suggests…

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Xero Training Sessions – fully booked

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Our next Xero training session is on Thursday 30th November, held at the DPA Taupo office.  The session will run from 3pm to 4pm.  Please bring your own device to work on. Topics that will be covered are as follows: Accurate bank reconciliation i.e. comparing the Xero report to the actual bank statement What to…

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NZ a digital standout, but is your business?

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

New Zealand is a “standout nation” according to the latest Digital Evolution Index, released by Tufts University in Boston in July. The report, by the university’s The Fletcher School, identifies New Zealand as among the digital elites, having high levels of digital development and a fast rate of digital evolution. Has your business contributed to…

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GST Made Easy

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Do you hate it when GST return time rolls around? If so, you’re in good company. For many business owners, the pain isn’t so much having to hand money over to IRD, but having to prepare and file a return. But that pain is easy to avoid. Here’s how: If we complete your returns, of…

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NZ Trust Law to be Overhauled

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Parliamentary plastic surgery is in store for the Trustee Act, to make trust law easier to access and understand. On 1 August, Justice Minister Amy Adams introduced the Trusts Bill to Parliament. This will be the first significant change since the introduction of the Trustee Act 1956. The old Act has been viewed as being…

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