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Only 15% of consumers plan to do all Christmas shopping in-store

Consumers are turning to online shopping to beat the crowds, avoid traffic and save money this holiday season, with just 15% of Kiwis planning to do all their Christmas shopping in-store.

11 Dec 2019

Tills about to start ringing as Kiwis prepare for Christmas spend-up

New Zealand’s retailers are preparing for a busy Christmas, as Kiwis gear up to spend $1.75 billion* on gifts this year.

06 Dec 2019

Gen Z ‘disruption ready’ for future of work

Despite facing unprecedented changes in technology and automation, the latest generation to enter the workforce are educated, disruption ready and optimistic about their working futures according to the latest MYOB Future of Work report.

25 Nov 2019

Christchurch students win tech award for receipt management mobile application

Two Christchurch students from the University of Canterbury have won the MYOB IT Challenge for their innovative and user-friendly receipt management mobile application.

11 Oct 2019

MYOB welcomes Government focus on innovation and investment

Leading accounting software provider MYOB has welcomed the Coalition Government’s focus on innovation with the announcement of new tax incentives and investment rules targeted at small business.

25 Sep 2019

Kiwi employers making progress on domestic violence leave

New Zealand’s small to medium sized businesses have been making significant strides in adopting policies about domestic violence leave since the legislation was introduced in April, with 30% saying they have already implemented a policy to manage leave, according to a new MYOB Business Monitor Snapshot of local employers.

28 Aug 2019

Kiwis still shop ‘NZ’ despite rise of global e-tailers

Despite the rise of internationally headquartered e-tailers, more than half of all Kiwi consumers (54%) say they still prefer to shop at New Zealand owned and operated small businesses, according to a new Consumer Insights Report by accounting software provider MYOB.

19 Aug 2019

MYOB announces Greg Ellis to succeed Tim Reed as CEO

Leading Australian and New Zealand online business management solutions company, MYOB, today announced that Greg Ellis, an accomplished executive who was most recently CEO of Scout 24 AG, has been selected to succeed Tim Reed as Chief Executive Officer.

08 Aug 2019

SMEs racking up the hours on compliance

Kiwi business owners spend more than four hours every week meeting tax, regulation and compliance requirements, according to a new employer snapshot survey conducted by leading accounting software provider MYOB.

09 Jul 2019

Kiwi employers welcome Zero Carbon Bill

New Zealand’s SME employers are strongly in favour of the Coalition Government’s target to reduce net emissions by 2050 says accounting software provider MYOB.

03 Jul 2019

SME revenue steady, but employers wary of what the future holds

While growth remains steady, SME employers still lack confidence in the economy according to the latest research from leading accounting software provider MYOB.

27 Jun 2019

Rural operators steam ahead despite primary industry struggles

Despite recent reports of economic uncertainty and a raft of other business pressures, the rural business community continues to report sustained growth, according to the latest MYOB Business Monitor.

10 Jun 2019

MYOB Budget verdict: Hints of hope for small business with infrastructure and venture capital investment commitments

Leading software company, MYOB, commends the Government for its focus on the overall wellbeing of New Zealand in the Budget 2019 but questions whether it is doing enough to relieve the pressures faced by small businesses (SMEs) throughout the country.

30 May 2019

Women in tech need greater support says MYOB

Leading accounting software provider MYOB is calling on the local tech sector – and wider business community – to do more for women working in tech and young girls in STEM-related fields of study.

23 May 2019

Tourism sector bucking softening SME sector trends

Local tourism operators are bullish on growth over the next 12 months, despite fears of a cooling economy and rising operational costs according to the latest MYOB Business Monitor survey'.

13 May 2019

NZ needs two-factor security to fight cyber crime

With nearly one third of local SMEs – potentially up to 150,000 businesses – having experienced a cyber attack and a majority of SME operators expressing fears about cyber security, leading accounting software provider MYOB is calling on the Government to address online security in the financial sector.

11 Apr 2019

SME operators strongly oppose Capital Gains Tax

Local SME operators, representing over half a million businesses in New Zealand, are strongly opposed to the Tax Working Group’s capital gains tax (CGT) proposal as frustration with the Government’s performance rises significantly within the sector.

04 Apr 2019

Only half of SMEs ready for Payday Filing

Just days before one of the most significant changes to the payroll compliance regime in recent years, only 51% of local SME employers say they are ready for payday filing.

01 Apr 2019

SME confidence continues to dive

Almost half (48%) of the country’s SME sector, made up of more than 500,000 businesses, expects the New Zealand economy to worsen in the next 12 months, according to the latest MYOB Business Monitor survey of more than 1,000 local business operators.

28 Mar 2019

MYOB strengthens industry leadership position, delivering 57% increase in new online subscribers in 2018

Thursday 21 February: MYOB today released its financial results for the full year ending 31 December 2018, reporting 229,000 new online subscribers, or a 57% increase, in the 12 months to reach a total of 628,000 online subscribers, strengthening its leadership position and remaining on track to reach 1 million online subscribers by 2020.

21 Feb 2019