We’re hiring!

Hamish Mexted Odds & Ends

We’re on the hunt for someone to join the team. Here’s a copy of the ad: We’re a small accounting firm and have enjoyed huge growth over the past three years. We’re after someone to help us stay on top of it all. Checkout our website, www.iif.co.nz, for more info on what we’re all about. You’ll be responsible for all …

Four ways to increase your profit

Hamish Mexted Increasing Profit

There are four real ways to increase your profit: Get more customers Put prices up Negotiate better prices from your suppliers Reduce your operating expenses Each option will have a different impact on your bottom line – i.e. some have a bigger impact than others. Here’s a quick example: Original position 1. Increase customers by 10% 2. Put your prices …

Business partners, death and keeping everything going

Hamish Mexted Business Strategy & Planning, Odds & Ends

As a partner or co-owner of a business, you’ve no doubt spent countless years building up value in your business. Generally, a lot of thought has gone into the shareholder/partnership agreement. This, amongst other things sets out how decisions are made, responsibilities dividend and dividends paid. They’ll also cover off disagreements and how ultimately a shareholder/partner can exit the business. …