Capital Gains Tax in NZ?
Nov02

Capital Gains Tax in NZ?

Martz Witty Head of the Martz Group. www.martz.co.nz There’s no such thing as capital gains tax in New Zealand… is there? Although there is no specific capital gains tax, there are some occasions where profits on land sales are taxable, and that could include sales of the family home. Changes to the way that land sales are processed means that it is even easier for the Inland Revenue Department to match transactions with property...

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Build Credibility – It Matters
Nov02

Build Credibility – It Matters

Debra Buckley CEO of the New Zealand Institute of Management and Leadership. www.nzimleadership.co.nz If we have learnt anything from the recent government elections, it is that credibility and experience matter. Even when you think you are doing and saying the right things, you will be challenged at the first hurdle to prove that you are credible. A similar ‘credibility dilemma’ is faced by many young people as they enter the...

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Your Reputation is Too Valuable to Risk
Nov02

Your Reputation is Too Valuable to Risk

Michele Hider Director of Priority Communications www.prioritycomms.co.nz If reputation is everything in business, what’s your everything? The best way to answer this is to think about what would happen if you did irreparable damage to your reputation through your actions or poor public relations. At recent presentations, I have been asking people to consider the damage that can be caused through mismanaging a reaction to theft or...

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How to Reduce Stress and Beat Burnout
Nov02

How to Reduce Stress and Beat Burnout

Robyn Pearce Time management expert www.gettingagrip.com A Southern Cross Health Society survey found that six in 10 New Zealanders feel stressed at least once a week, with this reducing to four in 10 among those aged 50 plus. The survey also revealed that financial and work related issues stress out younger Kiwis, while their older counterparts are more likely to be stressed by health/potential health issues. And apparently females...

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Managing Your Sales Territory
Sep14

Managing Your Sales Territory

Kevin Vincent Managing director of  Vincent Consulting   www.vincentconsulting.co.nz Some sales representatives seem to operate in a state of chaos in regard to managing their respective territories, and others call on the same clients at the same frequency, irrespective of that client’s potential or lack thereof. But using some simple tools means managing a sales territory can be very productive and give you a far greater return on...

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A Timely H&S Reminder
Sep14

A Timely H&S Reminder

John Shingleton Director of Onlinelawyers www.onlinelawyer.nz You would have to be living on a desert island not to know that under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (and regulations), workers’ safety is paramount. Identifying hazards is a first step in ensuring a safe working environment, but the reforms were also about instilling a risk management culture within workplaces. This means just listing hazards without assessing the...

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