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If you're starting a business in New Zealand or working for yourself, here are things you can do up-front that will safeguard yoru investment in the future.

Workplace events are a great way to build team spirit and round off a busy year. If you’re treating your staff this festive season — especially if you’re serving alcohol — here are some tips to help you be a responsible host while ensuring everyone has a great time.

The Christmas run-up can be frantic for small business owners. It’s important to think about business basics like paying taxes and staff before you start decorating the tree. 

When it’s time to sell your business — whether you operate it as a sole trader, partnership or company — you’ll want to get the best price you can for it. You’ll also need to know how to sell it, who to and what it’s really worth.

Rules and regulations                          

Your rental property might be the result of a clever investment plan or something you just fell into. Either way, if you collect rent on a rental home, you’re running a business and there are rules you’ll need to comply with. 

There are different rules for different types of leave. Understanding your obligations as an employer makes it easier to work out leave entitlements and approve leave applications — leading to happier, more productive employees.

New Zealand Food Safety is making it easier, faster and more affordable to meet your food business requirements.

Protect your business                          

It’s easy to fall for and can go unnoticed. But if you know what to look for and put these four security measures in place, you’ll be in a good position to keep you and your business safe.

Giving back to the society                  

If you’ve got experience in business, there are others out there who want to learn from you.



  • Resource material from Mike King - The Serious Business of Staff Wellbeing

Mens Guide To Depression

Womens Guide To Depression


Source: Business. Govt. NZ

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