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Cromwell Cashflow Management Seminar – free event

Date: 24th September 2020

Cashflow management has never been more important.  Join us in Cromwell for this short and snappy workshop and let us help you: Learn the difference between profit and cash surplus in

Is your trust still relevant?

Date: 23rd September 2020

With between 300,000 and 500,000 Trusts in New Zealand, they’re clearly a popular way to protect assets. However, the Trusts Act 2019 comes into force on 30 January 2021 and

Resurgence wage subsidy: are you eligible?

Date: 21st August 2020

Due to the financial set back to businesses brought about by the move to Alert Level Three in Auckland and Level Two in the rest of the country, the government

Cash is not profit and vice versa

Date: 10th August 2020

The purpose of a business is to make money, and that means you have to know the difference between profit and cashflow.  Net profit is what you have left after

Business insurance explained

Date: 23rd July 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and last year’s floods in Wanaka have been a timely reminder that events beyond our control will inevitably happen, and as the saying goes; it’s better to

Further Government funding for support of Covid-19 affected business

Date: 15th July 2020

Worried about the future of your business?  Let us help you create a pathway to move forward in this new environment, plus address any issues you may be experiencing in

Who can get the Wage Subsidy Extension

Date: 13th July 2020

You can’t receive more than one COVID-19 payment for the same employee at the same time. This includes the: Wage Subsidy Leave Support Scheme, and Wage Subsidy Extension You must be

IRD Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme deadline extended

Date: 6th July 2020

Government has announced a further extension for the Small Business Cashflow (loan) Scheme (SBC).  Applications opened on 12 May 2020 and can now be submitted up to and including 31

Covid Alert Level 1: restarting your tourism business

Date: 12th June 2020

It’s no secret that with a global pandemic, the tourism industry in New Zealand has changed a lot recently. As we head into Alert Level 1 and the country is

Changes to Government Covid-19 support

Date: 10th June 2020

Change of criteria for COVID-19 Wage Subsidy On 5th June, the Government announced a change in criteria from a 50% revenue drop to a 40% revenue drop This means you

Findlay Sidekick covid-19 business planning packages

Date: 19th May 2020

In this critical time, your business may need advice from professionals to guide you through the covid-19 crisis. Our facilitated cashflow and business continuity planning service provides accurate and logical advice to

Wage Subsidy Extension announced

Date: 19th May 2020

A Wage Subsidy Extension payment will be available to support employers who are still significantly impacted by COVID-19 after the Wage Subsidy ends. The Wage Subsidy Extension will be available

How to apply for a small business loan with the IRD

Date: 15th May 2020

The Small business cashflow loan scheme (SBCS) has been introduced to support organisations and small to medium businesses affected by COVID-19. This adds to a number of changes the government

How to create a cash flow forecast for your business

Date: 8th May 2020

A cash flow forecast is an important tool for business planning. And right now, understanding the cash coming in and going out of your business is vital. A cash flow

5 simple steps to prepare your business for end of financial year

Date: 29th April 2020

We completely understand that our clients have a lot on their plate right now – the end of this financial year has fallen in tricky times for many businesses. This

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