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Surviving Corona Virus - Possible Recession

The latest corona virus announcement by the Government creating a 14 day compulsory isolation for visitors will have a significant impact on tourism and the greater New Zealand economy. This plus the impact the virus is already having on some sections of the economy like hospitality and then add to that the international ramifications and you do have a recipe for a recession. The media have been talking about a recession for the last 3 years, however the economy in general has stayed relatively ...

March 16, 2020

Becoming a Secured Creditor

I am super proud to be partnering with EC Credit Control to assist businesses small and large.  Do you know what it means to become a secured creditor? Becoming a Secured creditor, by completing Personal Properties Securities Registrations (PPSR), is super important.   A PPSR, in conjunction with really robust terms of trade, will enable businesses to be in the best possible position in the event that any of the clients, that they are working with or have worked with in the recent...

March 5, 2020

Are you getting paid on time?

Xero data from the last 12 months shows small businesses are currently being paid 8.7 days late. Here are some things you can do to ensure you are paid on time.✔️ Send your invoice promptly✔️ Allow for electronic payments✔️ Make payment terms shorterGetting paid quickly means fewer stresses around cashflow....

January 6, 2020

Business Plans

Creating a business plan is hugely beneficial, if it’s as flexible as your business. A business plan needs to be your one-stop source of information. Your business plan is:✔️ A record of your personal and business goals✔️ Your checklist of priorities✔️ Your measuring tool to ensure that every decision you make, takes you one step closer to achieving your goals. What does 2020 look like for you? Get in touch if you would like help creating your business plan!...

January 1, 2020

Mental Health in the Workplace

25% of kiwi's suffer from mental health40% of business owners don't feel responsible for their employees wellbeing If you are a Xero subscriber, you, your employees and your families can access face-to-face, telephone, live chat and online counselling sessions, as well as the BeneHub and Benestar app. XAP can help with all aspects of life - physical, mental, social and financial. This direct counselling support service is available at no cost to you and it's completely confidential. To use the s...

December 2, 2019

Award Winning Business Consultant

The Consulting Group hosted their annual conference last weekend, and I was honoured to be featured in the Top 3 advisors, for the second year running!...

November 30, 2019

Success

"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same." - Colin R. Davis If you need help on your road to success, get in touch!...

November 28, 2019

A little about me

Hi I’m HelenMy official title is Founder and Director of Togetherness Co. - but I prefer to think of myself as the sounding board and strategies person you never realised you needed until now! After years of working, both in my own company and for other firms, I understand all too well that running your own business can feel overwhelming, lonely and at times quite daunting. I firmly believe that with the right support and strategies in place, doing business can get radically easier and more pr...

November 27, 2019

NZBN

Electronic invoicing (e-Invoicing) is one of the first in a range of new digital innovations that will use the New Zealand Business Number (NZBN) to help businesses save time and money. It will be here in 2020. To get ready for it, ensure that you capture your clients and suppliers NZBN in your accounting software. For Xero users, this can be found in Contacts. To find out more about the NZBN and einvoicing, click here:https://www.nzbn.govt.nz/using-the-nzbn/e-invoicing/...

November 26, 2019

The Togetherness Co Journey

When I made the decision to rebrand at the start of this year, I never realised it was going to be the start of some amazing friendships. I couldn’t have done this without the help of Courtney Haines (www.3cworkshops.co.nz)! She has been an absolute superstar in getting me to understand what my brand is and why it is, what it is! Courtney’s way with words is second to none, and makes copywriting seem so easy, but it definitely isn’t! She is very well connected in the Waikato business commu...

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