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“Slow Me” the Money

In a recent article from New Zealand's Herald titled the ‘Worst months for small businesses’, some interesting 'late payment stats' arose from the release of Xero’s Small Business Insights Barometer across both New Zealand and Australia. The barometers aggregate data from hundreds of thousands of Xero subscribers in the small business category (across both countries). Xero’s Small…
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One third of SME’s are suffering from Slow Payer Syndrome!

Imagine you didn’t get paid for a month or two for your work... Big businesses have used this tactic to keep cash in the bank – but how long do our corporates take to pay? This is what Rebecca Stevenson had to say in a recent article from the spinoff website. Source: https://thespinoff.co.nz/business/17-02-2018/pay-your-bills-the-spinoff-survey-of-corporate-payment-times/ According to…
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How your business can avoid the Christmas cash flow blues!

This is the time of year that businesses dread – the summer holidays are nearly over and you’ve caught the cash flow blues. You might know the feeling… when you have bills to pay but your clients are still away, awaiting payment themselves or just struggling with their own cash flow. According to a recent…
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Business Concerns For Australian Accountants

Bstar Australia recently produced a report for the accounting industry which highlights business concerns, strategic planning and growth initiatives for Australian firms. According to the report, (available here) the major theme for firms was business growth and attracting high-value business clients. While this research is Australian based, many New Zealand firms will relate to the…
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Are your client events Memorable or Mundane?

Sadly most customer experience events fall short of customer expectations. They follow the same pattern and deliver the same thing with clients feeling obliged instead of filled with anticipation at the idea of attending. You invest the money and time but the end result is lacking somehow. Does it truly achieve the deeper relationship you…
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