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Small Business Cash Flow (Loan) Scheme (SBCS)

24 November 2020 / By Celia Melville
The Small Business Cash Flow (Loan) Scheme (SBCS) was introduced to support businesses and organisations struggling because of loss of actual or predicted revenue as a result of COVID-19. The Government made a few updates to the scheme which includes an extension on applying for the loan, the no ...
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The small business owner’s holiday survival guide

21 October 2020 / By Desley Grant
It’s nearly the end of another calendar year! There were moments when it felt shaky, really shaky, and like most we are just looking forward to seeing the back of 2020.
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10 tips for planning in uncertain times

26 August 2020 / By Isaac Gommers
Customers often reach out to us at RightWay when they come across cash flow issues. Often we recommend a review of their business plans, their business model and/or a forecast looking ahead.
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Are you up to date with the minimum wage?

10 July 2020 / By Rachel Harris
By now, you’re likely to be aware that the adult minimum wage in New Zealand has risen to $18.90 per hour. But this took effect from 1 April 2020, and with New Zealand entering Alert Level 4 almost a week prior on 25 March 2020, there was already a lot going on for business owners to think about ...
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Do you have a plan for future changes?

23 June 2020 / By RightWay Ltd
After being COVID-19 free as a nation for 24 days, we hit a bit of a bump in the road last week with several new cases and counting. While it is in no way cause for panic or any great concern, it is however a timely reminder that we are living and working in a fragile situation that is out of our ...
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From shut-down to show-up

9 June 2020 / By Jon Colgan
The mental health impacts of COVID-19 and navigating your business through these tumultuous times. Something I have tried to avoid and push aside for the last two months, but has turned out to be inescapable – and that is talking about COVID-19 and the effect it has had on me, my bubble, and my ...
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Cash is king - have you got a plan?

5 June 2020 / By RightWay Ltd
Having a plan for your cash flow is vital to ensuring your business succeeds during these uncertain times. But how do you forecast your cash when there are so many uncertainties?
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Face business challenges with the right advice

28 May 2020 / By RightWay Ltd
Running your own business is tough, fraught with challenges (especially at the moment!), but hugely rewarding.
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Budget 2020 - what does it mean for Kiwi business owners?

21 May 2020 / By Celia Melville
The 2020 budget is the next step in the Government’s fight against, and recovery from, COVID-19. It is also arguably the biggest budget we've seen in New Zealand's history. So what money has the Government set aside to go where?
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Operating in COVID-19 Alert Level 2

8 May 2020 / By Celia Melville
Freedom? Almost! I think we've all been eagerly awaiting the Alert Level 2 guidelines from the Government, which were officially announced Thursday May 7. We can now confirm that we will see a return to shopping, eating out, weddings, travelling in New Zealand, schools, sport, and seeing friends - ...
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5 tips for reopening your business at COVID-19 Level 3

23 April 2020 / By Celia Melville
It's official, we're moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 3 on Tuesday April 28! We heard the collective sigh of relief from business owners across the country.
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Clean-slate business planning

17 April 2020 / By Jon Colgan
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented more challenges than we would like to mention. But it has also provided business owners with a unique opportunity that they wouldn’t have had otherwise. Stepping away from the day-to-day running of a business may seem impossible when business is running as usual, ...
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Operating your business in the different COVID-19 alert levels

9 April 2020 / By Celia Melville
As we're hitting week three of the nationwide lockdown, it's a really good time to assess where you're at with your business, and start to look at how you could operate at the different alert levels. We covered managing your cash flow during COVID-19 here, hopefully you've put in place some steps ...
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Managing your cash during COVID-19

2 April 2020 / By Celia Melville
To be feeling nervous about your business (and in general!) is not only normal, but to be expected under the current situation. Not knowing how long this lockdown will last is the hardest part of it.
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COVID-19 income subsidies - latest modifications

26 March 2020 / By Celia Melville
Since the initial business support package was announced, there have been some significant updates, including a total nationwide investment of between $8 billion and $12 billion, depending on the uptake by businesses. We're going to look in more detail at the wage subsidy and what that leave ...
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Business actions during COVID-19

19 March 2020 / By Celia Melville
The COVID-19 outbreak is at the front of many people’s minds right now, especially for business owners. A recession in New Zealand is now almost certain so we’re here to help business owners as they navigate these challenges.
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RightWay packages and pricing

17 March 2020 / By RightWay Ltd
People often ask us why we don’t have prices on our website. This is because unlike many old school accountants we don’t charge you by the minute. We put together a plan that fits with you with ongoing support, and charge a monthly fee for that.
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Question & answer time with your accountant - part 2

25 February 2020 / By RightWay Ltd
We covered off some of the ways your accountant can help you in your business in part 1. Below we continue to cover some of your most burning business questions.
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Question & answer time with your accountant - part 1

5 February 2020 / By RightWay Ltd
There’s no argument that every good accountant should help you stay on top of your tax obligations. But how can your accountant go beyond this? Can your accountant help you take control of your cash flow, your strategic direction, or even simply your work-life balance? The answer is yes! Your ...
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Ring fencing rules now in effect

9 December 2019 / By RightWay Ltd
Changes that limit the offsetting of rental property losses against individual income are now in effect and apply from the 2019-20 tax year.  
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