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5 tips for avoiding a cash flow hangover in the New Year

A lot of businesses find the Christmas period a most wonderful time of the year, but when it comes to cash flow in the New Year seasonal cheer can turn into a nasty hangover if they are not prepared.

30 Dec 2016

Retail and hospo picking a good year ahead

With the festive season just around the corner, a new survey reveals retail and hospitality businesses are picking it will be cracker year.

13 Dec 2016

Small businesses struggling to recruit staff

Hiring skilled employees and understanding health and safety compliance top the list of pain points for local businesses according to the latest MYOB Business Monitor survey.

08 Dec 2016

MYOB appoints new NZ General Manager

Leading accounting software provider MYOB has appointed Carolyn Luey as the new head of its rapidly expanding Enterprise Solutions division and General Manager of the company’s New Zealand operations.

23 Nov 2016

MYOB awarded Service Provider of the Year

Leading accounting software provider MYOB has been named ‘Service Provider of the Year’ at the New Zealand Franchise Awards, held Saturday night in Auckland.

15 Nov 2016

Graduates not ready for work say small business owners

Most of New Zealand’s tertiary students will finish exams this week, but the education system has more work to do to prepare them for the job market according to a new survey of small business owners.

08 Nov 2016

Small businesses signal election priorities

With around a year to go before the General Election, the National Party enjoys overwhelming support from New Zealand’s small business owners according to a survey from accounting software provider MYOB.

25 Oct 2016

Science fiction of the last century now very close to reality

In the latest in the Future of Business series, MYOB explores the technological revolution that will transform the way we connect, relate and interact with one another. Yet, while we will have experienced a dramatic shift in the way we work by the 2040s, what might be even more remarkable is the increased value of the human experience.

19 Oct 2016

Digital signatures go live

From today, Inland Revenue will begin accepting “digital signatures”, saving businesses and their accountants a huge amount of administration time and further reducing the need for pen and paper in the workplace.

17 Oct 2016

Number of businesses owned by women skyrockets

More women than ever are owning and operating businesses in New Zealand, with strong performance results across the country, according to data released by MYOB.

12 Oct 2016

Majority of Auckland businesses back alternate location for the port

A majority of Auckland’s small to medium business owners would choose a different location for the Port of Auckland over its current position according to the latest MYOB Business Monitor survey.

03 Oct 2016

Local business wins free makeover

A New Plymouth-based business has been announced the winner of special small business makeover courtesy of leading business management software provider MYOB.

30 Sep 2016

Outlook improves for Taranaki small businesses

The latest MYOB Colmar Brunton Business Monitor research reveals that 42 per cent of SMEs in the Taranaki region believe their revenue will improve during the over the next year while just 4 per cent expect it to decline.

21 Sep 2016

Top small business advisors awarded

Small business advisors nationwide were honoured for their service to New Zealand’s SME sector at MYOB’s recent Partner Connect event in Auckland.

21 Sep 2016

Optimism high for Gen Y

Generation Y business operators are showing high levels of optimism and technology usage despite increased business pressures, according to a ‘Youth Business Snapshot’ from leading accounting software provider MYOB.

30 Aug 2016

MYOB acquires Greentree

Leading provider of online business management solutions, MYOB Group Limited (ASX: MYO) today announced the acquisition of Greentree for a total consideration of NZ$28.5 million.

01 Aug 2016

Rural businesses target growth strategies

Despite the challenging effects of the dairy downturn, businesses in rural New Zealand remain focused on growth strategies, with strong investment intentions for the coming year according a new report on the sector released on the first day of Fieldays.

15 Jun 2016

MYOB gives tick for Budget’s impact on SMEs

Leading accounting software provider MYOB says the National Government’s eighth Budget will have a positive impact on New Zealand small and medium sized businesses – but there is more work to be done to reduce the tax burden on SMEs.

26 May 2016

MYOB issues IT challenge to NZ’s best students

Students across New Zealand will be putting their business and IT skills to the test over the next few weeks as the popular MYOB IT Challenge expands to become a national competition for the first time.

24 May 2016

Broad support for TPP from SMEs

Boost for free trade supporters on eve of legislative debate with SMEs also favouring more trade agreements

11 May 2016

Businesses flock to use eGST service

More than 1,000 businesses have now successfully filed eGST returns directly to Inland Revenue since the service was first launched in New Zealand by MYOB.

11 May 2016

The augmented human will transform business: MYOB report

Imagine a restaurant where, without you having to order a thing, the chef prepares the food you’ve been thinking about all day; a shop where the owner who can tell you what’s in stock by consulting their neural-linked artificial intelligence; unlocking your office with a wave of your hand; or lifting heavy machinery with the help of an exoskeleton.

05 May 2016

NZ SMEs outperforming Aussie cousins

New figures released ahead of the Australian Federal Budget show New Zealand small businesses are performing better than those across the ditch, according to leading accounting software developer MYOB.

02 May 2016

Cyber security awareness jumps for SMEs

Heightened interest in cyber security issues has driven a large increase in the number of small and medium businesses who are becoming more cyber aware according to leading online accountancy software provider MYOB.

27 Apr 2016

New businesses get a boost with MYOB and ANZ

Starting up a new business is about to become a lot easier thanks to an initiative between leading accounting software company MYOB and New Zealand’s largest bank ANZ.

18 Apr 2016

MYOB first to launch e-GST filing service

Businesses using MYOB’s Essentials cloud-based accounting software now have the ability to file their GST returns online directly to the Inland Revenue Department (IRD), saving time and significantly simplifying the GST submission process for SMEs.

14 Apr 2016

Business tax changes a “game changer” for SMEs

Proposed changes to how businesses pay tax will remove a key pain point for most SME owners says leading accounting software developer MYOB.

13 Apr 2016

MYOB partners up to support franchises

MYOB further solidified its support for New Zealand business through key strategic partnerships signed with Franchise New Zealand magazine and website, and the Franchise Association of NZ (FANZ) this month.

05 Apr 2016

SME confidence rebounds as sectors show growth

New Zealand’s underlying economy appears strong with rising numbers of small and medium sized businesses reporting increased confidence and revenue growth according to leading accounting software developer MYOB.

05 Apr 2016

Businesses urged to check new laws

Local businesses should make sure they are across changes to health and safety, employment and parental leave legislation that will affect every office, factory, shop and workplace in the country says leading online accountancy software provider MYOB.

03 Apr 2016

Last minute tips for end of financial year

The financial year for New Zealand businesses finishes on the 31st of March and can be a stressful time for many business owners according to leading accounting software company MYOB. Research has shown that many owners will be pulling all-nighters and missing out on time with friends and family in order to complete their compliance obligations.

30 Mar 2016

Focus Technology Group awarded by MYOB with Excellence in Customer Experience

Innovative software solutions provider, Focus Technology Group has been recognised for Excellence in Customer Experience by MYOB.

29 Mar 2016

WalkerScott Recognised as Advanced Partner of the Year

Experts in Cloud Business Software, WalkerScott has been recognised by MYOB as the New Zealand Advanced Partner of the Year 2015, at the MYOB Enterprise High Achievers Awards, held in Queensland, Australia last week.

29 Mar 2016

MYOB recognises Brunton with the Excellence in Marketing Award

Announced at the MYOB awards ceremony recently, Brunton has been recognised with the MYOB Enterprise Excellence in Marketing Award for New Zealand.

29 Mar 2016

Dairy prices affecting over one fifth of NZ SMEs

More than one-in-five small and medium enterprises across New Zealand are feeling the effects of falling dairy prices, according to leading accounting software developer MYOB.

15 Mar 2016

MYOB working with businesses around NZ to simplify employment

Leading online accounting and payroll software company MYOB is meeting with small business employers across New Zealand this week to help make it easier for SMEs to understand their employer obligations and pay staff.

09 Mar 2016

MYOB working to close the retirement savings gender gap

MYOB is actively seeking to maximise employees’ retirement savings, and has announced they will continue to contribute to employees’ workplace savings schemes throughout parental leave. In doing so, the online accounting software provider joins only a handful of progressive employers across New Zealand who offer this benefit to their team members.

26 Feb 2016

NZ’s payroll system needs urgent attention: MYOB

With one of the most complex payroll systems in the world, New Zealand is at risk of strangling employment growth in red tape unless urgent attention is paid to streamlining the payroll system, according to the country’s leading payroll provider, MYOB.

10 Feb 2016

NZ SMEs expecting better year than businesses across the ditch

After outperforming their Australian counterparts in 2015, New Zealand small business operators are more confident of improved revenue in 2016 according to the latest review of trans-Tasman business performance from business management solutions provider, MYOB

25 Jan 2016