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How to handle annual close-downs

December 4th, 2023|

If you usually close down over Christmas or you’re thinking about it for the first time, doing it properly is important. For most of us Xmas is a hectic time. Work and personal commitments escalate ..

Changes to Trusts

December 4th, 2023|

Trusts are a hot topic right now, especially with the likelihood of an increase in the trustee tax rate after the election, recent changes to trust disclosure rules, and Inland Revenue seeking input on an ..

Our time at the Gap Conference and Awards

November 15th, 2023|

Ever thought spending two days with 500 accountants could be exhilarating? Our recent experience at the Gap Reunion conference in Wellington was beyond expectations! You might think that if we told our friends we ..

Plain english guide to profit and loss

November 13th, 2023|

Here's our Plain English guide to profit and loss and what this report reveals about your finances. What is profit and loss? Your profit and loss statement is commonly called your ‘P&L’. It’s also sometimes ..

Common employment agreement mistakes

October 19th, 2023|

Every employee in NZ must have a written employment agreement, whether they are full-time, part-time or casual. As the fundamental legal document between an employer and an employee, the employment agreement sets out the terms ..

How much should you pay yourself?

October 19th, 2023|

Being the boss means you get to make all the big decisions about your business – including how much to pay yourself in wages, salary or drawings. As the owner, you might need to underpay ..

Sidekick Conference 2023 – Hanmer Springs

September 22nd, 2023|

Last week, the entire Sidekick Group traveled from all corners of the South Island and met up in Hanmer Springs for our annual conference! Day 1 kicked off with the directors arriving early for ..

Client Spotlights

  • Client Spotlight: Tristian McDonald Photography

Client Spotlight: Tristian McDonald Photography

August 15th, 2023|

My name is Tristian, and I'm based in Albert Town. I originally come from Scotland and have been living in the Wanaka area, on and off, for the past 14 years. I share this beautiful ..

  • Client Spotlight: Foothills Engineering Services

Client Spotlight: Foothills Engineering Services

April 26th, 2023|

Foothill Engineering Services have recently Partnered with Coastal Offroad - High Clearance Offroad Vehicle Armour for your 4x4, Foothills are now the Assigned Local Agent, Manufacture and Installer for Coastal Offroad in Nz and Australian ..

  • Client Spotlight: Pickup Media

Client Spotlight: Pickup Media

February 17th, 2023|

Recently Demetri from Queenstown interviewed their client Pickup Media, this is what they had to say. "Pickup Media is a professional videography & photography service based in Queenstown, New Zealand, with over eight years of ..

  • Client Spotlight: 2B Connected

Client Spotlight: 2B Connected

January 9th, 2023|

Client Spotlight: 2B Connected 2B Connected is an outsourced call centre provider who specialise in helping businesses generate more leads for their business utilising their tele-marketing and digital teams. They can also help ..

  • Client Spotlight: Zen Builders

Client Spotlight: Zen Builders

January 9th, 2023|

Client Spotlight: Zen Builders ZEN Builders is a locally owned and operated construction business. ZEN help you with renovations and alterations, big or small, as well as structural work, maintenance, and new builds. ..

  • Client Spotlight: Hail

Client Spotlight: Hail

January 9th, 2023|

Hail is a fresh and exciting marketing platform that is your one-stop-shop for creating and sharing amazing digital communications. With minimal setup required you'll slash your print budget, save the planet and be sharing beautiful, ..

  • Client Spotlight: Car Money

Client Spotlight: CarMoney

January 9th, 2023|

We love seeing a business that does things better and different and Greg's business, in the incredibly competitive and cut-throat Vehicle Finance space, has a lot of unique challenges that makes breaking into the industry ..

  • Client Spotlight: Mt. Hutt Lodge

Client Spotlight: Mt. Hutt Lodge

February 17th, 2022|

Mt Hutt Lodge, run by Butch and Jo Stern, is perched on the banks of the Rakaia river and overlooking Mt Hutt. While it's a stunning location (as you can see from the photos below) ..

  • Client Spotlight: Fairlie Bakehouse

Client Spotlight: Fairlie Bakehouse

February 17th, 2022|

Nestled in the heart of the Mackenzie Country, a team of busy pie makers keep the cabinet filled with our twist on classic Kiwi fare. Known for our famous ‘Fairlie Pies’, the team at the ..

  • Client Spotlight: Antony & Mates

Client Spotlight: Antony & Mates

February 13th, 2022|

Antony & Mates is a modern agency with old-school flair, helping clients engage with budding consumer markets, building deep-rooted brand trust and preference. They offer content, website, creative/design and strategy services. Social Media marketing is not ..

  • Client Spotlight: Lyttelton Lights

Client Spotlight: Lyttelton Lights

February 13th, 2022|

Lyttelton Lights was founded by Laura Frankenschmidt in the kitchen of her small cottage in Lyttelton, Christchurch in 2015. Laura's passion for fragrances and her entrepreneurial drive have since grown the business into one of ..

  • Epic Learning NZ

Client Spotlight: Epic Learning NZ

February 13th, 2022|

Epic Learning is a small business that punches well above its weight. The team creates custom-made training and professional development solutions that catapult their clients into the digital age. These solutions can be as small ..