Ways you can manage your stress

Ways you can manage your stress

There are various causes of stress that make it difficult to have just one method of stress management. There are 4 methods you can use in response to stress: Avoid: Sometimes the causes of our stress are avoidable. For example, if being around certain people makes you feel stressed because of the way they behave,…

Features your website needs

Features your website needs

These are features you should make sure you have on your website: Your contact information should be easily accessible. Potential customers should know how to get in touch with you if they want your products or services.  Try to have a blog on your website that you update with articles about your business area. This…

Features your website needs

Features your website needs

These are features you should make sure you have on your website: Your contact information should be easily accessible. Potential customers should know how to get in touch with you if they want your products or services.  Try to have a blog on your website that you update with articles about your business area. This…

Ways you can manage your stress

Ways you can manage your stress

There are various causes of stress that make it difficult to have just one method of stress management. There are 4 methods you can use in response to stress: Avoid: Sometimes the causes of our stress are avoidable. For example, if being around certain people makes you feel stressed because of the way they behave,…

Choosing a fund for your Kiwisaver

Choosing a fund for your Kiwisaver

Individuals should regularly check whether their Kiwisaver fund is right for them and not shy away from switching funds to a more suitable one if they are not appropriate.  The following points are what you should focus on when reviewing your fund: Is the fund suited to your situation – depending on which stage of…

How you can use a webinar for business

How you can use a webinar for business

Webinars are online conferences that have become much easier to host with technological advances. They are also cheaper and, if used correctly, can be beneficial for your business.  Build brand authority and trust Giving potential and current customers the opportunity to speak directly to you allows for transparency which can improve trust. During the seminar…

How you can use a webinar for business

How you can use a webinar for business

Webinars are online conferences that have become much easier to host with technological advances. They are also cheaper and, if used correctly, can be beneficial for your business.  Build brand authority and trust Giving potential and current customers the opportunity to speak directly to you allows for transparency which can improve trust. During the seminar…

Preserving your customers confidentiality

Preserving your customer’s confidentiality

Customers trust businesses with a lot of personal information and it is the business’ responsibility to maintain confidentiality. Businesses should take relevant precautions to ensure that the privacy and personal information of their customers is not compromised.  Encrypting the information you receive from customers: There are programs available which encrypt information that customers send to…

Protect your business intellectual property

Protect your business’ intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) is a valuable asset to any business. It can be anything from a manufacturing process to a trade secret – it is essentially intangible proprietary property. Protecting IP has become increasingly important and the following steps are the minimum precautions you should take to keep your IP safe. Know what intellectual property…

Provisional tax options

Provisional tax options

Provisional tax helps manage income tax payment. Rather than paying a lump sum at the end of the year, you are able to make repayments throughout the year. There are 4 main options available to work out provisional tax: Standard Based on your previous year’s residual income tax (RIT) plus 5%. This is particularly useful…

Growing your super fund

Growing your super fund

Your super is often the money you rely upon during your retirement. Therefore, if you feel that you have enough funds for day to day life, you may want to grow your super. There are many ways to do this:  Employee contributions: Contribute to your super through your pay, or discuss with a scheme provider…