Keep Your Finger on the Pulse with Smart Reporting Tools

We're diving into the smart reporting tools we use to mitigate problems small businesses face in this tough economy. These discussed are great resources for small business owners to lean on. Check out the blog to discover how we can help you keep your finger on the pulse of your business.








Connected Accountants 20 Years On

Founder Anne Stephenson's illustrates the many trials and tribulations experienced in the foundational years, the lessons learnt over two decades in business, and the resilience and fortitude of Connected Accountants today. 








NZ Government Budget 2022 - Key Outcomes for SMEs

We’ve delved into the 2022 budget and identified several of the key areas of interest for SMEs to help you understand exactly how this year’s expenditure will affect businesses like yours.








E-invoicing – simple, secure and fast. Are you ready to reap the benefits?

E-invoicing (electronic invoicing) is a government-backed initiative in New Zealand and Australia that reduces processing time and saves on costs. Find out how to reap the rewards of e-invoicing to improve accuracy, security and processing time.








Residential Rule Changes – An indication of things to come

In March 2021, the government announced a number of changes to residential rental tax rules aimed at disincentivising investors from buying existing residential rental properties and making investment into new builds more attractive. Here's what we know








Art Show from Surviving to Thriving

We are long-time supporters of the NZ Art Show and 2020’s show taught us to do things differently. This year we also worked differently to keep within budgets, planning for the worst – but hoping for the best. In fact, we even managed to beat our previous sales figures – with $2mil raised in support of artists!








Sustainable Business is Better Business

A sustainable business focus is no longer the domain of good intentions. More and more future focused SMEs are looking to sustainable business practices to create long-term financial success, brand differentiation and improved social, environmental, and cultural outcomes. Wondering how to make your business more sustainable? Read more here 








A Graduate's Perspective

Our graduate accountant Rachel Dickie has written a great blog about life as a graduate accountant that touches on how she coped with covid as a new starter. Rachel talks about how being paperless and in the cloud allowed her to head home for lockdown while still engaging with the team and clients. It’s been wonderful to see Rachel grow in her role here and we are delighted to read that she values her time with us too! 








The Four Day Work Week - Final comments from our Directors

We first started our trial of the 4DWW in February 2020.  After close to 12 months on trial, we have decided that it works sufficiently well for us to implement it permanently.  We’ve had a lot of interest from others about our experiment, so we thought we’d pass on some of our learnings.