Monthly Archives: August 2017

Residential Landlords: Navigating An Increasing Compliance Minefield

Many people believe they can save money by managing their rental properties themselves. However, with recent changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 (RTA), and with more changes on the way, it is becoming increasingly difficult for landlords to keep track of the risks and compliance requirements, while still trying to maximise their investment return.

2017-10-02T10:17:44+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Property|

Client News: New Zealand Journeys Wins Tourism Award

Congratulations to our clients New Zealand Journeys, who have been named “Inbound Tour Operator of the Year 2017”. The Tourism Export Council’s annual awards recognize excellence in tourism businesses, including sustainability, business systems and outstanding visitor experiences. The rigorous judging process examines multiple facets of the operators’ business, such as marketing activities, operations, communications, accessibility and

2017-10-02T10:20:49+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Awards, Client Success Stories|

Update From Our 2016 Study Scholarship Winner

Our 2016 Study Scholarship winner, Reagan Davis from St Dominic’s College, tells us about adjusting to tertiary study after college. Studying at the University of Auckland has been a very interesting experience. At first it was quite overwhelming coming from St Dominic’s College with only 600 girls, to being one of 1000+ new first year

2017-10-02T10:23:16+00:00 August 25th, 2017|General|

It’s A Game Changer

As an Accountant I have the unique luxury of being able to look into the window of a client’s business. For various reasons, more often than not, that view is limited to the financial outcomes of a business. While that allows an opportunity to develop an understanding of what drives the business financially, it doesn’t

2017-08-21T14:13:04+00:00 August 15th, 2017|Business Improvement|

Corporate Governance: How SMEs Can Benefit From A Board of Independent Directors

UHY Haines Norton Consultant Tim Livingstone explains how a Board of independent directors can provide benefits to SMEs as well as larger businesses. For SMEs with adequate financial resources, forming a Board and appointing an independent director can provide real, tangible benefits. As an independent director of SMEs and a client-facing partner, I have experienced first-hand many

2017-10-02T10:08:08+00:00 August 4th, 2017|Governance and Advisory Boards|