In Favour of Holidays

I’ve just had a glorious holiday. 2 ½ weeks in Nepal, including a week trekking in the Himalayas.  I love to travel.  I also love to go to places in NZ or even have time off and stay at home. I’ve always believed in working hard and playing hard.




I’m a great believer in holidays. They’re good for you. They replenish your energies and your spirit. Time off gives you a chance to let go of the day to day frustrations and details of people and tasks in your job. It gives you an opportunity to sit back and think about the bigger picture. You come back refreshed and full of energy, with a clearer vision of what needs to be done.

There’s good reason why it is entrenched in our law that everybody is to have 4 weeks holidays, as well as the statutory days off for their personal enjoyment. Read More »

TrustTALK Issue 11 October 2017

As a member of NZ CA (an association of independent chartered accountants), we receive a quarterly newsletter from them all about Trusts called TrustTALK.

The latest issue talks about Trustee responsibilities, family loans, and information about the newly released Trusts Bill.

Click the link here to receive your copy: CCH – Issue 11_BW Miller Dean

If you are interested in past issues you can find them on the NZ CA Limited website here.

What Will You Get Paid If You Have an Accident?

ACC is a large bill for any business (particularly for tradesmen and those in high risk industries) that none of us like getting.

When you get the next invoice, check the details are correct because if the levy rate or income details are wrong you may be paying too much for not enough cover. Read More »