Up Front with Josh Landis - Caveat Empor
As we all know today, the Latin phrase caveat emptor translates as "Let the buyer beware." It's a valuable lesson for clubs which is too often ignored. In, fact, there;s no delicate way to say this but that clubs are typically easy targets for shonky business people.
Clubs New Zealand working with Government Departments on Territorial Authorities working relationships
The document below on Special Licences has been prepared by Clubs New Zealand in consultation with our solicitors Quigg Partners. The aim of this document has been to raise awareness of the new Authorised Customer and Authorised Visitor provisions in the Sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and address some of the issues clubs are facing with approval of special licences since the introduction of the Act.
Do your employees receive perks?
If you give your employees certain benefits or perks you may need to pay fringe benefit tax (FBT).
FBT is simply a tax paid by employers on benefits that employees receive and enjoy as a result of their employment. This includes benefits given to employees or other people associated with your employees including some family members.
2013 Club Management Conference Wrap Up
Wow, what a great couple of days (and nights) in Nelson.
Registrations were up on last year and it was good to see new Clubs, new faces and some new presenters with interesting and in some cases, alarming topics. Although primarily hosted by the Nelson Suburban Club, both the Nelson North Country Club and Club Waimea hosted presenters on day two, allowing managers to view three club operations as part of the conference programme.