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12 April 2018

SMEs are the backbone of New Zealand's economy, contributing towards 28 per cent of the country's total GDP, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment reports. Their survival is therefore vital to the Kiwi economy.While all businesses will want to grow eventually, it's important that...

12 April 2018

New Zealand had 528,170 registered enterprises in 2017, employing 2.2 million people in 563,300 locations across the country, Stats NZ reports. The number of organisations is growing each year (up 2.3 per cent from 2016), and reflects New Zealand's strong economy and excellent conditions in which...

12 April 2018

Where do you want your business to be in 5 or even 10 years down the line? Do you want to undergo growth, move into new markets, maybe even go global? In business, it's perfectly natural to have these questions at the forefront of your mind - after all, what's the point of running a company if...

12 April 2018

In business, you've always got to start with the end in mind. That's why exit planning is such an essential part of creating a solid business strategy. However, it can fall by the wayside when there are so many other, more immediate concerns to deal with. This can lead to many problems down the...

03 April 2018

Prepping for the tax year - it's about as mundane a task as a business can perform. Or at least, the old way was.Having to complete a series of entirely necessary but ultimately dull tasks just before the end of the tax year that will allow the accountants to "work their magic" is something that...

23 February 2018

New Zealand's private equity (PE) market is expanding. In 2017, the rate of PE investment reached $1.6 billion, up from $1.1 billion in 2016, BDO reports. According to Simon Peacocke, Corporate Finance Partner at BDO New Zealand, the favourable conditions that have allowed the country's PE market...

03 October 2017

Community pharmacy is changing. The impact of an ageing population (the average life expectancy in New Zealand is now 81.46 years old according to the World Bank), along with technological innovation, market disruption and proposed new government legislation means pharmacy has become one of the...

09 June 2017

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