Business Results Group Articles Archive: 2013

Closing down for the holidays?  Here’s what you need to know…

Closing down for the holidays? Here’s what you need to know…

A close down period is when an employer closes business operations for a certain length of time, often doing so during off-peak times of the year.

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Cashing up annual leave

Cashing up annual leave

What are the rules when it comes to annual leave?

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Basic Branding

Basic Branding

Building a brand doesn’t need to be complicated but there are many challenges, pressures, and distractions to take into consideration.  It is not as simple as choosing a name, a slogan or designing yourself a logo. 

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Invest in your business - invest in your staff

Invest in your business - invest in your staff

Your staff can often be one of the most valuable assets in your business.  By investing in training, and taking the time to develop their skills, you will find that they not only feel valued as team members but it can also improve know how and the ability to adapt in unknown or new situations.

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Scheme swapping across the ditch

Scheme swapping across the ditch

The Australian government recently announced that they have made changes to legislation that will allow New Zealanders to transfer their retirement savings from KiwiSaver into a compatible Australian scheme and vice versa.

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Change to online tax returns

Change to online tax returns

The IRD have made changes to the way you file your GST returns.

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No Brown Cardies Here!

No Brown Cardies Here!

It would be fair to say the stereotypical image of an accountant is a boring, brown cardigan wearing person that loves sitting behind a desk crunching numbers!

The team at BRG sure do not fit that image!

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Renting your beach house out?

Renting your beach house out?

New rules on claiming expenses for mixed-used assets such as holiday homes (assets being used both privately and for earning income) have been passed in to law.

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