Business owners who keep good books sleep easy

31 May 2018

Keeping good business records can lead to a good night’s sleep is the main message in Inland Revenue’s latest campaign targeting the hospitality industry.

Hospitality is considered a high risk industry group as part of Inland Revenue’s long running hidden economy programme to identify undeclared income.

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Can payroll software actually save you money?

31 May 2018

If you have staff, you need to pay them. This is called payroll – the managing of payments to your employees.

Some New Zealand businesses choose to do payroll manually, keeping payment notes in a spreadsheet or other document. Others might outsource payroll to an accountant or bookkeeper, or even to a dedicated payroll company.

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Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference & AGM - Secure your Accommodation Now

24 May 2018

The dates for the Clubs New Zealand 2019 Conference & AGM are locked in for the 21st, 22nd and 23rd March 2019 hosted by Tauranga Citizens Club.

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Pulse Energy are here to beat your Power & Gas Bill

24 May 2018

Pulse Energy are proud to partner with Clubs New Zealand to help you get more out of your membership. Our partnership offers members and clubs the opportunity to save money on your electricity and gas bills.

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Employment Court rules retail chain must pay for all hours worked

17 May 2018

You will have by now heard the news regarding Smith City and the Employment Courts ruling in relation to unpaid staff meetings. This is the hot topic in employment at the moment with reports that Unions and Employment New Zealand have received more than 1,500 complaints from workers since the ruling was released.

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Class 4 Gaming - Pre Filing Review

17 May 2018

Are your machines driving you round the bend? Do you find it frustrating to get your licence approved? Do you know the difference between Direct and Indirect costs? What about Equity issues and Authorised Payments? Then there's depreciation and 'actual, reasonable and necessary costs' to consider.........!!! Max Carr (CA) from Maruth-on Consulting can help.

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Time and Time Again

10 May 2018

Fred Flintstone yells "Yabba-dabba-doo!" as he runs out of work for the day, but not before having his stone timecard bitten by a dinosaur as a record of his hours. Maybe not much has changed about the end-of-work excitment, but we've come a long way with time and attendance records.

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Players and administrators heap praise on Lower Hutt's new bowls centre

3 May 2018

As far as the world of lawn bowls goes, the Bowls Premier League (BPL) is about as rock 'n roll as it gets.

The competition, which carries an overall prize pool of $100,000, made its second visit to New Zealand last week where it was hosted by Lower Hutt's Naenae Bowls Club.

The club's new $6.25 million indoor facility was transformed with temporary seating, flashing electronic advertising hoardings, music and camera crews recording live to New Zealand and Australian audiences.

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Club Management Conference 2018 - Accommodation Guide

3 May 2018

This year the Club Management Conference will be heading South to the Timaru Town & Country Club from Tuesday 23rd October through to Thursday 25th October.

As always we recommend you secure your accommodation for the conference early.

Please find below an accommodation guide supplied by Timaru Town & Country Club.

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Get ready for Payday Filing

3 May 2018

As of 1 April this year businesses can choose to report payroll information every payday instead of monthly. This is voluntary from 1 April 2018, and compulsory from 1 April 2019.

You need to start thinking about how and when you’ll opt in.

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Running sub-clubs takes a steady hand

26 April 2018

Strong relationships and clear guidelines will help bind ties.

One of the key facets of club life is the various social, sporting and recreational opportunities they offer. As clubs have grown, so too have their facilities for members with clubs offering wide and varying sub-clubs and adjuncts from bowls, darts, cue sports through to senior adjuncts, wine and craft beer clubs to name a few. Sub-clubs or adjuncts are an important part of the club landscape, bringing members and guests into participate in practice and competitions then hopefully staying for a drink or meal. More than that, they also form an important part of the social and recreational amenity of the club to the community.

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The Art of Illusion

26 April 2018

'Public Health' is taxpayer funded academic flim-flam.

Illusion is all about distraction. The magician aims to capture your attention long enough to perform their trick. The same applies to a field of social science called Public Health. The practitioners of this dark art spend their time creating social problems that don't exist. These great distractions are designed to allow them to perform their real magic; tricking governments into handing over taxpayers' money.

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Get your hands on the future

With the Clubs New Zealand App

Get your hands on the future with Clubs New Zealand's App which can be downloaded on both Apple and Android.  The Clubs New Zealand App is all about helping you get more out of your membership. As a member of a club you can access any of our network of 300 member clubs as a reciprocal visitor and visiting a club is a breeze with the new digital membership card.

 

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