Money management for entrepreneurs

Money management for entrepreneurs

Starting up a business is expensive, and with expenses piling up and income being unstable, many entrepreneurs struggle with managing their finances effectively. Here are some tips to consider when it comes to handling your money. Establish your goalsSetting clear goals for your business’ finances can help you identify areas you need to work on…

How to keep in contact with your clients

How to keep in contact with your clients

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important for businesses to use the web to communicate effectively with their clients and potential customers in order to retain them during such difficult financial times. While the modern internet provides businesses with many avenues to contact their clients, a few key methods you can consider implementing in your…

Ways to retain your employees

Ways to retain your employees

Retaining your employees is often a harder task than you think, especially during fluctuating economic conditions and with a growingly skilled and talented workforce. Here are some tips you can implement into your workplace culture to help you retain employees and make sure they are happy working with you! Provide quality leadership, management and supervision:…

Update New Zealand’s fair trading law reform

Update: New Zealand’s fair trading law reform

The Fair Trading Amendment Bill was introduced to parliament in December 2019 and has most recently had its first reading in February. The bill is closely centred around new protections against unfair practices – namely prohibiting unconscionable conduct in trade and extending the current Act’s protections against unfair contract terms in standard form consumer contracts…

How to find a good mentor

How to find a good mentor

Having a mentor is a great asset when you’re looking at building your career or business. But how exactly can you find a mentor who is not only willing to give you their time and energy but is also fitting to your circumstances? Here are some tips on how to find the best mentor for…

Is NZ Super favouring retirees

Is NZ Super favouring retirees?

NZ Super has recently been accused to be unfair in its operations, as soon-to-be retirees doubled as high income earners are receiving large amounts of super payments despite not having the need for them. Recent statistics released to RNZ’s checkpoint show that over 30 000 of NZ Super recipients are earning double the median wage.…

How to attract top talent

How to attract top talent

Do you work in an industry where there is a lack of talented staff despite the demand for it? How can you ensure that job-seeking talents will want to work with you over all the other businesses in the industry? Here are a few tips to boost your chances! Personalise your recruitment process:Talented candidates are…

Tips to incorporating career mentoring into your business

Tips to incorporating career mentoring into your business

A career mentorship program involves partnerships between employees to develop professional skills and gain industry knowledge. Career mentoring programs are often seen as powerful development tools for cultivating both leaders and employees within a business. Whether you are a small business owner or a multinational corporate leader, the implementation of a mentorship program will always…

Hiring fixed term employees

Hiring fixed-term employees

A fixed-term employment means that the employment will end on a specific date or when a particular event occurs. While this type of employment is appropriate for certain jobs, employers who wish to hire fixed-term employees need to be aware of their rights and responsibilities to avoid breaching the law. A full or part-time fixed-term…

What to know about reverse mortgages

What to know about reverse mortgages

A financial dilemma that is becoming increasingly common is finding a way to fund a comfortable retirement lifestyle without having to sell the family home. One solution to this is a reverse mortgage; a loan that allows homeowners to convert part of the equity in their home into cash. Money from a reverse mortgage can…

Keeping your virtual team on track

Keeping your virtual team on track

Managing a virtual team can offer challenges that you won’t experience in-person teamwork. It can be harder to schedule meetings, show demonstrations and build connections. However, having a virtual team offers convenience, opportunity and freedom for the team members, so here are some tips to help you make it work… Define goals and rolesAt the…