July 2019

Conducting successful performance reviews

Your staff are the backbone of your business, and their success is going to help your business succeed. An important, but often-overlooked part of this is holding regular performance reviews.

Remote work is on the rise - support your virtual team

Remote working has become more and more common as developments in technology have allowed us to communicate and collaborate no matter where we are. In fact, most of us are already logging on from home or holiday already.

14 apps to help improve your business' productivity

We seem busier than ever without necessarily achieving much more. It’s time you made technology work for you, to save time and streamline processes. We have rounded up some of the best apps to maximise your productivity by addressing your communication, organisation, password management, performance and focus.

Diligent investigation the only way to safeguard your business purchase decision

Caveat Emptor. Let the buyer beware. Purchasing a business is not an exercise for the faint hearted. There is much to be considered – much obvious but some not so. We share some less apparent factors in this article about effective due diligence.  

Audits for Tier 2 reporting entities coming up under AML/CFT

It’s coming up a year since the introduction of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter Financing Terrorism Act 2009 and the roll out to Tier 2 reporting entities.

The Great Annual Street Appeal

Facebook has been in the headlines recently after announcing an ambitious foray into the cryptocurrency market with its new currency, Libra. Backed by Facebook, Visa, Mastercard, Uber, Paypal, Spotify and more than 20 other major global brands it represents a significant step forward in global acceptance of alternate, online currencies.

To accumulate funds, or not to accumulate funds? A question for charities

It is common for many charities to set aside monies received for spending at a future date. Some charities might generate healthy surpluses and accumulate considerable funds over time. There are often good reasons for this. For instance, a charity may accumulate funds to:

Queenstown now on our map

Moore Stephens Markhams has expanded its geographical footprint. We’ve opened a new office in Queenstown earlier this year.

Commercial property versus residential property – what’s the best investment?

Property investment is as Kiwi as it gets when it comes to New Zealanders investing their money. But is the traditional emphasis on residential ownership declining as commercial property offers advantages well worth considering?