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K’Road disruption a warning to small businesses everywhere

Monday, 18 March 2019, 7:59 pm | Nexgen

K’Road disruption a warning to small businesses everywhere The current hurt experienced by small businesses in Karangahape Road – as council enhancements of one of Auckland’s iconic streets gets underway – is a timely reminder to all New Zealand businesses ... More >>

The top four problems with doing business in Auckland

Friday, 8 March 2019, 7:33 pm | Nexgen

The top four problems with doing business in Auckland New Zealand’s business unfriendly city March is the month of traffic gridlock in Auckland and is one more reminder that the barriers and frustrations to doing business in New Zealand’s biggest city ... More >>

Good on IRD’ for ‘forcing’ SMEs to adopt technology

Monday, 25 February 2019, 10:37 am | Nexgen

Resistance from Kiwi businesses opposed to the IRD’s new payroll reporting regime, which becomes compulsory from 1 April, is a symptom of ‘SME technology phobia’ and one of the reasons New Zealand’s productivity levels are so poor – but it ... More >>

A third to half of Kiwi SMEs need to tackle serious debt

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 10:49 am | Nexgen

At least a third to half of New Zealand’s small businesses that turnover less than a million dollars every year are struggling with ‘bad debt’ – particularly tax debt – and the situation is expected to worsen over Christmas and January. ... More >>

Business owners warned of mental health issues

Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:22 pm | Nexgen

Business owners warned of mental health issues heading into Christmas A chartered accounting firm is warning that this Christmas will take mental health to breaking point for many New Zealand’s business owners. Director of Auckland-based accounting ... More >>

‘Tis the season’ for business failure

Friday, 30 November 2018, 10:24 am | Nexgen

New Zealand’s business failure season is almost upon us – December through February is when most SMEs are likely to pull the plug – and that, for many business owners, may be a good thing, notes Auckland chartered accounting firm NexGen Group . “Knowing ... More >>

Start-up failures may be due to a simple wording issue

Monday, 30 July 2018, 1:23 pm | Nexgen

NZ business start-up failures may be due to a simple wording issue Vague wording around a start-up company’s tax obligations in the first year of operation may be a significant factor behind why most New Zealand start-ups fail within two years. ... More >>

Gender imbalance to blame for housing and builder shortage?

Tuesday, 17 July 2018, 1:17 pm | Nexgen

Gender imbalance to blame for housing and builder shortage? The shortage of tradespeople to help with building more houses in New Zealand could be alleviated by attracting more women builders, plumbers, carpenters and electricians – in effect, the gender ... More >>

Tackling mental health in the SME space

Friday, 29 June 2018, 11:16 am | Nexgen

In the face of rising mental health issues in the workplace – including high rates of anxiety and depression in young people – small to medium employers are being urged to take on board that they now have a duty of care and to rethink traditional ... More >>

SMEs urged to embrace diversity now or risk losing out

Wednesday, 20 June 2018, 2:59 pm | Nexgen

NexGen Group founder and director Niran Iswar is a second-generation Kiwi, but his ‘foreign’ sounding name on his CV meant he had to bypass recruiters and human resource gatekeepers just to get a look in for a job interview and, he says, it’s ... More >>

Why entering business awards is good for business

Tuesday, 29 May 2018, 1:03 pm | Nexgen

NexGen Group’s confirmation as finalists in the Newmarket Business Awards 2018 highlights one of the most powerful, yet the most underutilised business growth strategies a SME can undertake – and it isn’t just about the status that goes with being ... More >>

Fuel taxes prompt call for better use of public transport

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 12:01 pm | Nexgen

Fuel taxes prompt call for SMEs to make better use of public transport The New Zealand Coalition Government’s recent announcement on additional fuel taxes has been met with dismay by many in the small business sector, but one chartered accounting and ... More >>

SME benefits from a living wage far outweigh costs

Friday, 27 April 2018, 11:14 am | Nexgen

SME benefits from a living wage far outweigh costs Contrary to a lot of scaremongering, most small businesses should be able to afford to pay staff a living wage and will most certainly benefit from attracting and retaining higher calibre people, provided ... More >>

The biggest mistakes businesses made in 2017

Monday, 22 January 2018, 2:17 pm | Nexgen

The biggest mistakes businesses made in 2017 It seems like a distant memory, but as we enter a new year its never been more important to reflect on 2017, and take the lessons learnt with us to ensure we don’t repeat some costly mistakes. More >>

 

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