Revenue Growth – 7 Mistakes That Can Kill A Company

Revenue Growth – 7 Mistakes That Can Kill A Company

7 Revenue Growth Mistakes That Can Kill A Company Revenue growth can be a roller coaster rather than a hockey stick.  With fickle consumers, intense competition and cost scaling challenges, managing the revenue growth of your business can feel like managing chaos. One...
Why Scaling Costs in a Growing Business is so Hard

Why Scaling Costs in a Growing Business is so Hard

Why Scaling Costs in a Growing Business is so Hard. (And how to overcome the challenge) Owners of startups and growing businesses will know just how hard scaling costs is in a business.  As revenue grows you need more resources (people, equipment, consumables) but it...
Watch Out – Inflation is Coming

Watch Out – Inflation is Coming

Watch Out – Inflation is Coming. What your business must do in the next 6 months. Inflation for many businesses is not something you have had to worry about before.  And this is not surprising.  Since 2000, New Zealand CPI (Consumers Price Index) inflation has...
The Best Profit and Loss for My Business

The Best Profit and Loss for My Business

The most common statement I hear from SME business owners is “I am not sure if I have the right Profit and Loss Statement for my business”. All too often we use the standard Profit and Loss report that is generated from our accounting system or provided to us by our...
The Best Way To Grow Profits in a Global Recession?

The Best Way To Grow Profits in a Global Recession?

Should I put my prices up, or down, or neither?  Top tips and tricks for managing prices in the current climate.  Last month my telco provider wrote to me.  Kia ora Fiona.  We want to let you know about some upcoming changes to your plan. From 28 October 2020, the...
The Hidden Costs of Your Employee’s Annual Leave

The Hidden Costs of Your Employee’s Annual Leave

  (And three steps you can take right now to protect yourself against them)       When times are uncertain employees often ‘bank’ their annual leave.  As you will know, they do this as it gives them a financial buffer should they lose their job:...