If research and development is big in your business, then the R&D tax incentive scheme introduced by government this year is something you need to know about. If it's not part of your business strategy, then maybe now is the time to look at your processes and decide if R&D is something that could benefit the future of your organisation.”
When asked to tell the story of how Texas BBQ came to be, owner Ash Peters says with a grin “…it’s a hobby run amok.” This little hobby has grown rapidly into an award-winning business in just year one.
With builders booked out for months in advance, and a major housing shortage, we can be forgiven for assuming the building industry won’t slow down for some time. However, cashflow issues are rife and remaining ‘cash positive’ is more vital than ever.
We all fix our interest rates, insure our houses, lives, cars and health, and lock in prices for our monthly utilities. This is great for those on a regular salary or wage who like to budget and plan their cashflows, but for Dairy Farmers, this is not the case.
My two favourite shows as a kid were The Flintstones and The Jetsons. One gave me a humorous take on where we had come from, and the other gave me what seemed to be a far-fetched view of where we're going. Just 20 years on and I'm not so sure that Hanna-Barbera Productions had it so wrong.
A not so unique problem with a few unique circumstances led Access Radio Taranaki to an IT solution that has allowed “a reservoir of valuable knowledge to remain available to everyone that needs or wants it” – says Anne, Operations Manager at Access Radio.