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Be vigilant, COVID-19 scams are on the rise

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.

Is it time to review your Accounting Software?

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.

Business Essentials Webinar

June 5, 2019
Our very own Christine Johnston will be presenting at the MYOB Business Essentials webinar series over the next couple of weeks. Richard Holstein and Shelley Magic from MYOB will join Christine, as they provide some insight into the accounting fundamentals that allow you to get the complete picture of your business' financial position. These webinars have been very popular and fill up quick - Register here.

BETTER BUSINESS SERIES: GET SMART WITH TECHNOLOGY

February 19, 2019
Our very own technical specialist Chris Jack presented at the recent Nexia New Zealand Better Business Series at the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce along with Stuart Dillion Roberts from Digital Journeys. Chris provided some great technical insights into the current technology that is transforming businesses in the Accounting/Business Advisory world. Chris focused on four key areas, where he felt technology was transforming business the greatest. Automation of data capture Bank Feeds – transactions that automatically feed into your accounting software...

Nexia NZ has Achieved Xero Platinum Partner Status

August 1, 2018
Nexia New Zealand is proud to announce that we have achieved Xero Platinum Partner status – the highest partner status available with the cloud-based accounting software provider.

Scam-Proof your Business

March 21, 2017
Scams and scammers become more sophisticated every day. No surprises there. They rely on keeping a jump ahead of people. As businesses step up their investment in new technology and media platforms, scammers find new ways to worm their way in. FYI… Social engineering Many scams fall under the umbrella term ‘social engineering’. These techniques aim to gain people’s trust and con them into letting their guard down to leave themselves (or potentially your business) open to fraud. You might have...