Why employee onboarding is so important

Why employee onboarding is so important

Even before you start recruiting for a position, you should be prepared to make a new employee’s introduction to the business as smooth and comprehensive as possible. Onboarding (also known as induction) is a broad, structured process to provide a new team member with...
Self-employed? Get the full KiwiSaver contribution

Self-employed? Get the full KiwiSaver contribution

When you’re self-employed, you’re the one in charge of your KiwiSaver contributions. Without an employer to make contributions on your behalf, you need to decide how much you want to commit to your retirement fund, if anything. If you’re self-employed, why contribute...
6 Reasons To Look at Your Financial Reports

6 Reasons To Look at Your Financial Reports

Making time to look over your financial reports each month is an important task for any business owner. If you are not taking the time to do this, either because you’re too busy, or perhaps you don’t really understand what you’re looking at and it doesn’t make sense...
Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme expanded

Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme expanded

The Government launched the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme (SBCS) in May 2020 to assist small-to-medium businesses affected by COVID-19. Since then, over 100,000 SME businesses have used the opportunity to access tap into cheap working capital. Around 6,500 SMEs...
The minimum wage increases on April 1st 2021

The minimum wage increases on April 1st 2021

From April 1 2021, the adult mimimum wage will increase from the current rate of $18.90 per hour to $20 per hour. There are 3 types of minimum wage — adult, starting-out and training. The adult minimum wage – applies to employees aged 16 years or older. The...