April 6, 2020
Scammers and hackers aren’t known for their community spirit and COVID-19 is proving no exception to this. With large numbers of employees working remotely for an extended period, the cybersecurity risks increase. It is even more important now that you ensure you keep good practices in mind, to keep yourself and your business safe. Nexia New Zealand have summarised below some of the more unusual scams that have shown up due to scammers taking advantage of the COVID-19 outbreak, as well as some more common scams that are being adapted to take advantage of our dramatically changing work environment.
March 24, 2020
With New Zealand’s confirmed COVID-19 cases jumping to 102, the Government announced yesterday that the country will move to Alert Level 4, or lockdown in 48 hours for a period of 4 weeks. With all non-essential businesses now required to close or work remotely in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, the impact on business and the economy will be significant.
March 17, 2020
The Government today has released its $12.1 billion rescue package in response to the global impact of COVID-19. The package is significant and will account for around 4% of GDP. Finance Minister Grant Robertson has warned that recession is almost certain, and that it will be a greater shock than the 2008 global financial crisis.
March 16, 2020
Now more than ever, with the rise of automation and timesaving cloud-based apps, your accounting software should be working for you. As technology moves forward with the newest time-saving technology, there are still some businesses who are using dated versions that are no longer supported. This not only puts your business at risk, but also your customer's businesses as well. We’ve created a list of the four signs that your existing business accounting software might need to be reviewed.
March 10, 2020
Last month the Nexia New Zealand team celebrated our annual ‘Fun Day’, an opportunity to down tools and spend time out of the office. This year we decided to spend some of the day giving back to the Christchurch community, working to weed and spread mulch at Te Oranga Waikura.
March 9, 2020
The word is spreading that Nexia New Zealand is a great place to work! Our latest graduates, Ashley Phibbs, Louis James, and Chelsea Jones started with us last week, and they’ve been sharing some of the reasons why they chose Nexia.
February 29, 2020
Nexia NZ were proud to support Bayleys Plate Up for a Purpose. Amy Murdoch, our CEO, was one of 12 Canterbury CEO’s taking on the challenge of cooking for 180 guests (under the watchful eye of professionals), in order to raise funds for the Christchurch City Mission’s Back to School Programme.
February 20, 2020
The Nexia NZ team of Philip Goodman & Jane Jackman presented the first of their Director Deep Dive sessions yesterday. This was in partnership with the Canterbury Branch of the Institute of Directors, who we proudly sponsor.
February 12, 2020
Over the last few weeks, we have been delving into Nexia NZ’s 4 Steps to a Successful Business; Business Planning, Budgeting, Cashflow Planning and Management Reporting. We sat down with Murray Smith, owner of the Tai Tapu Hotel, to discuss his experiences working with Nexia NZ and how he introduced these 4 steps into his business.