Connected Accountants invests in wellbeing and has set about making it a core plank of our strategy. It isn’t a ‘set and forget’ but an
ongoing commitment to improve and focus on the wellbeing of our team. We want our whole team to be happy and healthy and for that positivity
to be felt by the customers we work with and the community that we operate within. Craig Hudson from Xero recently presented a personal and
business case as to why empathetic leadership matters for you, your team, and your business and what you can do to help set the wheels
Open banking is a global trend that presents opportunities for SME’s in customer experience and business finance. We are on the cusp of radical changes in the financial system that will increase the efficiencies of getting paid, making payments, and securing fairer access to
capital. Read more on how these advancements in technology will aid in a more efficienct and improved financial system which enables better advice for better business.
From January 2021 a new Trustee Act will come into effect bringing with it new expectations on trustees. A number of the changes are around the duties, obligations and responsibilities of the trustees to the beneficiaries. With somewhere between 300,000 - 500,000 trusts in NZ, these changes will have a wide-ranging impact. Have a read through what it may mean for you and your family trust.
Weiji is the Chinese symbol for crisis, often said to include two concepts; danger + opportunity. Whether that is true or not, it certainly
includes the idea of being at a point where things change and there is no doubt that we’re in that spot right now.
In response to COVID-19 the Government is acting to support the economy, with a particular focus on small businesses, supporting
employees, and taxes. The package includes wage subsidy schemes, leave and self-isolation support and business cash flow and tax measures.
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