Business Resources

Don’t Bet Your House On The Business

Banks, landlords and suppliers can sometimes ask you for a personal guarantee on a contract. Unfortunately, that could mean that if something goes wrong, you have put your house at risk. Here are a few ways to protect your home and your other personal assets from potential business problems. Personal Guarantees Banks, landlords and suppliers might

2022-03-23T14:35:06+12:00March 23rd, 2022|Business Resources|

Hiring An Employee Versus A Contractor

If you are planning on taking on a new staff member you might have the option of choosing between hiring an employee and hiring a contractor. It’s important to understand the differences between these two options because your obligations as a business owner will be substantially different. Essentially, an employee works for you, while a

2020-09-24T13:34:30+12:00September 24th, 2020|Business Resources|

Restructuring And Staff Redundancies

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to put pressure on the economy, some of our clients are considering options such as restructuring and/or making staff redundant in order to stay afloat. As an employer, if you are in this difficult situation there are proper processes you are obligated to follow. Restructuring is the process of changing

2020-09-16T14:05:59+12:00September 16th, 2020|Business Resources, COVID-19|

How To Get A New Zealand Business Number

A New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) is a unique 13-digit number for all New Zealand businesses, including companies, sole traders, partnerships, registered charities, trusts and government agencies. It is designed to make it easier for businesses to connect and interact with each other as well as government agencies. In recent times, a NZBN has become

2020-07-08T13:43:58+12:00July 8th, 2020|Business Resources|

Being A Contractor

Being a self-employed contractor presents its own unique benefits and challenges. You can elect to work under your own name as a sole trader, or set yourself up as a company. Benefits Of Being A Contractor As a contractor you are essentially your own boss, and have control over how, when (and sometimes where) to

2018-07-17T15:55:59+12:00July 17th, 2018|Business Resources|