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If you are researching buying or selling a business, our Knowledge Centre is a great place to start. You’ll find it packed with articles and downloads that are a valuable resource when doing your homework and planning your next move. Read the latest advice and features from our business experts to get the answers you need.

What You Need to Know About Confidentiality Agreements

Whether you're in business and dealing with vendors and employees or you're buying or selling companies, discretion can be a valuable commodity. A number of reasons exist for keeping things confidential as you work through processes or negotiate a deal, but you can't always rely on the f...

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Information Memorandum: What You Need to Know

An information memorandum is something that can be issued upon request and may contain data valuable during due diligence as you decide to purchase a piece of property or negotiate a business or property buy. Information memorandums actually come in two varieties: the Project Information Memorandum ...

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Why It Is Better To Invest in Businesses Rather Than Property

Any type of investment is a risk and in New Zealand there are two main types of investments to consider: business investments and property investments. Business investments are considered a more favorable option over property investments for several reasons.

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Selling in a Growing Market — Four Advantages to Selling Your Business When the Market is Hot

Whether you’re set on selling your business or you’re still considering the option, it’s important to research the current market and its state. First, you’ll have to discover if your business’ purpose — precisely what it does — is unique and whether or not ...

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Sale and Purchase of Business Agreement Changes: What You Need to Know

In early September, the ADLS Documents and Precedents Committee published an updated Agreement for Sale and Purchase of a Business. The changes include a new assumption that the business can be zero rated under the GST Act in most cases, as most businesses in these cases are a going concern. Another...

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Why the Retail Sector is Still Profitable

The retail sector in New Zealand has been profitable for many years. According to a study completed by ServiceIQ, the Industry Trading Organisation (ITO) for many sectors, including aviation, hospitality, retail, travel and tourism, approximately 259,000 people were employed in the retail sector in ...

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Why Your Business Shouldn't Be All about You

This isn't a post about how you should look after your employees or the advantages of charitable acts as a business — though both those things are worth considering as a business owner. Instead, this post is about how your business is put at risk if it's too dependent on you. It's ...

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Why You Need an Independent Valuation for Business Transactions Within the Family

Whether a business transaction is taking place within your actual family (those individuals related to you by blood) or within your business family (those individuals you are closely related to via financial agreements or professional history), it's a good idea to get an independent valuation. W...

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Misrepresentation What Is It and How to Avoid It When Selling a Business

Misrepresentation occurs when you falsify something in order to sell your business or achieve a higher sales price. It also occurs when you leave something out, which is lying by omission, especially if someone can prove that you intended to leave out the important fact for the purpose of impacting ...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Think About Succession Planning Now

Succession planning means creating a process by which you can exit your business and someone else will take over. Often, people think of passing the business on to someone in the family or a trusted employee, but that doesn't have to be what happens. You could opt to sell the business to someone...

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What Business Sectors Are Booming in New Zealand?

New Zealand is actually experiencing promising economic growth across a number of industries, making it an exciting time to invest in a company in the nation. If you're looking to buy a new business or find a new entrepreneurial challenge, it does help to know exactly which industries seem to be...

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Upcoming Trends for Hair and Beauty

In a report released by New Zealand’s Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation (HITO), it was found that the number of hair salons and hair stylists has been steadily growing throughout the region since 2006. In December 2010 there were 3,850 salons in the hairdressing and beau...

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Step by Step: The Purchase Process for Buying a Business

The truth is that buying a business is slightly different every time you do it. Even if you've bought and sold dozens of companies, you'll run into unique questions and challenges along the way every time. That's why it's a good idea to work with a professional broker who can guide y...

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Becoming a Profitable Hair Stylist

Hair stylist is a popular career in New Zealand for many men and women. According to a report released in 2012 by New Zealand’s HITO — Hair and Beauty Industry Training Organisation — the beauty industry is steadily growing. In December 2010, it was found that there were ...

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Attracting Offshore Buyers for Your Business: Why and How

When selling your business in New Zealand, one of the best ways to get a better sales price is to widen the pool of interested buyers. The more interest in your business, the greater the likelihood that someone will pay what you're asking or close to it and that it will sell quickly. There are o...

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A Look at the Transport Industry in NZ

There are four primary ways goods are transported in New Zealand: by road, rail, air or water. Each individual method is met with its own set of challenges, but overall, the transportation industry provides a wealth of jobs to Kiwis.

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What Is Depreciation and Why Should Business Buyers and Sellers Care?

In short, depreciation is simply the measurement of how much an asset's value is reduced over time. Some assets depreciate because they are used and the wear and tear naturally causes them to be worth less as time passes. Other assets depreciate simply because the technology involved becomes mor...

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Specialised Products and Niche Marketing a Success Path for New Zealand Businesses

In a global market where small businesses compete with large retailers and importers — both online and offline — some New Zealand manufacturers are finding success with niche products produced in small runs. The goal of these companies seems to be to carve out a place where they are...

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Four Reasons Why Some Hair Salons Are More Profitable Than Others

In New Zealand hair salons are often profitable businesses. The number of hairdressers and barbers in the country has grown in recent years and this trend is expected to continue in the future. There is always a demand for professional hairdressers that perform quality work and many entrepreneu...

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Why You Should Consider Buying into the Construction Industry

Construction numbers are still seeing positive growth in New Zealand, having turned in strong results for the past three to four years consecutively, and that strength is spreading to impact tangential sectors. With the construction sector so busy, support industries are growing and those businesses...

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Add Backs and How They Influence Your Company's Sale

When a company makes the decision to buy or sell another business there are many factors involved. The worth of the business to be purchased needs to be evaluated accurately. This is often done by calculating the EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes) and EBITDA (Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, ...

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5 Tips for Negotiating the Sale of a Business

Purchasing a new company or selling your current one can be a complicated process. This is why many entrepreneurs benefit from using a business broker, such as LINK, to assist with negotiations until the sale is complete. As a buyer you want to be sure you’re paying a price that’s reason...

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The Legal Checklist for Selling Your Business

If you plan on selling your business, you'll need to consider more than what your lowest selling price might be. A lot goes into preparing a business for the market, which is why working with an experienced broker is often a good idea. He or she can help you get an accurate value for the busines...

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Succession Planning: Making Yourself Redundant in Your Accommodation Business

Most people don't like to dwell on it, but the truth is that you won't be around to handle your business forever. It might sound morbid, but in reality, the reason you leave your accommodation business behind could be a happy one. Some people decide they no longer want to spend so much time ...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Think About Succession Planning Now

Succession planning means creating a process by which you can exit your business and someone else will take over. Often, people think of passing the business on to someone in the family or a trusted employee, but that doesn't have to be what happens. You could opt to sell the business to someone...

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Misrepresentation: What Is It and How to Avoid It When Selling a Business

Misrepresentation occurs when you falsify something in order to sell your business or achieve a higher sales price. It also occurs when you leave something out, which is lying by omission, especially if someone can prove that you intended to leave out the important fact for the purpose of impacting ...

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4 Ways to Add Value to a Business When You Want to Sell It

Business values wax and wane, but there are some strategic steps you can take to increase value before a sale. It's rare that a business owner can substantially impact values enough to alter sales price if they don't start working months or even a year or more ahead, though. If you think you...

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What Impact Does the New Food Control Plan Have in Hospitality?

Any business that serves food to the public utilizes a food control template to help ensure they’re meeting standards for food safety as outlined in the Food Act of 2014. The Food Act was introduced to ensure food sold throughout New Zealand is safe to consume. The standards it provides focus ...

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Should You Sell Part of Your Business?

Whether you own a small hotel or a corporate accommodation business with multiple locations, keeping up with the needs of a company isn't always easy. Cash flow needs and business-related debt rest squarely on your shoulders, even if the money doesn't technically flow from your own pocket, a...

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EBIT and EBITDA Explained

In the business and finance world, there are two criteria that investors often use to evaluate a company’s worth. These are known as EBIT and EBITDA. They have important differences and are individually useful for calculating a firm’s operating profit. They're also used as a good bas...

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What Questions Should You Ask a Lawyer When Buying a New Zealand Business?

When you're buying a business in New Zealand, your best advisor is your lawyer. In any complicated business deal, your lawyer is the person who stands at your side to give you advice without any hidden agendas or mixed motives. Often, your lawyer can warn you away from potentially disastrous bus...

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Employment contracts everything you need to know as a business owner New Zealand

As a business owner in New Zealand, you're required by law to have written employment agreements. These contracts help define your relationship with your employees, your expectations for them, and your obligations to them, as well as outlining procedures to follow if something should go wrong in...

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Room to Improve - Achieving a Successful Sale of Your Accommodation Business by KPMG

With New Zealand’s booming tourism sector, and despite the impact of Air BnB, the country’s accommodation occupancy rates have been steadily growing in recent years. (Latest figures from Stats NZ show national guest nights were up 4% for the year ended May 2017 – with growth occurr...

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Motels are A Good Deal for the Future

Motels are a business proposition with a bright future. Visitor numbers have been on an upwards trajectory for some time and with MBIE NZ predicting that by the year 2022 tourism expenditure is expected to increase by 65% to $16 billion. Accommodation is one of the key growth industries to be in.

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Franchises in the Accommodation Sector - Quest Apartment Hotels must be Considered

Purchasing a business and fulfilling self-employment presents numerous opportunities on choice of industry you wish to trade in. The accommodation industry is dynamic, meeting and accommodating guests from all walks of life, corporate, leisure, countries and is an industry that benefits from many ev...

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China Forecast to be NZs Largest Market by Spend

Australia is currently our largest market by spend, but China is projected to overtake it in the near future. In 2016, Chinese tourist arrivals were up 15%, adding an additional 53,400 visitors per year. 

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Are you Considering a Lifestyle Change?

Let’s face it, we all do at some time or another. What drives this? Well for 2017 it seems to be house prices and traffic jams to and from work each day; ultimately affecting our work life balance and family time.

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Bay of Plenty & Waikato Award Winners

LINK BOP & Waikato Clean Up at the LINK National Awards 2016-17.  LINK Bay of Plenty and Waikato have yet again come away from the LINK New Zealand annual awards conference with outstanding results. After 8 years of significant and consistent growth, the success story continues. The company...

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Book Value vs. Market Value: What’s the Difference?

When it comes to the sale of a business there are many factors that determine the monetary value of a company before it’s sold. These guidelines and values are used to help determine a fair selling price that makes sense for the current business owner, as well as provide an idea to the buyer o...

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Industrial Manufacturing Trends New Zealand Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Whether you're thinking of investing in the manufacturing market or you’re a current business owner looking to sell, understanding industry trends is important. Here's a look at four global trends in manufacturing that you need to know.

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Visa Wellington on a Plate: What Hospitality Businesses Need to Know

Visa Wellington on a Plate (also known as Visa WOAP) is happening soon in New Zealand’s capital city of Wellington. Taking place for slightly more than two weeks in the middle of winter, from August 11–27, Wellington area restaurants and other venues are hosting celebrations. Developed i...

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Liquor Licensing Requirements for Businesses in New Zealand

Many New Zealand businesses profit from the sale of liquor to the public. This includes grocery stores, liquor stores and other businesses that serve food and beverages. In order to do this, each individual business must obtain a liquor licence from their local council. The license that is granted w...

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Effects of the Next America's Cup on Hospitality

The 2017 America's Cup yacht race, the 35th staging of which took place on the Great Sound in Bermuda this past June, attracts thousands of visitors to the event. Emirates Team New Zealand was the victor of this year's race, as they won by a score of 7-1 over the defender, Oracle Team USA.

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Creative Funding and Financing Options for Buying a Business in New Zealand

Raising capital to purchase a New Zealand business isn't always an easy task, though entrepreneurs who are willing to think creatively do have numerous options. The obvious options are lender financing through a bank or other top-tier credit organisations. The benefits of going this route includ...

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What Is Vendor Financing, and When Should You Use It?

Vendor financing is an arrangement by which the vendor — the company or organisation providing a product or service — finances the provision of those things for you. This means that you don’t make a full payment up front and that you can receive and use the goods before you take ca...

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Staffing Situation Dire for Some New Zealand Hospitality Businesses

With skills shortages an ongoing challenge across many New Zealand industries, recent changes in visa and skilled worker programmes are proving to be an obstacle for some companies in hospitality. A few businesses are already planning to close their doors in the wake of the changes, and with even mo...

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Health and Safety in Manufacturing: Keeping Workers Safe Around Machinery

Equipment and machinery sound like industrial terms, but the truth is, you’ll find heavy machines in all types of business settings. In a manufacturing business, equipment is used on the factory floor to produce goods, along the travel paths to transport raw materials and in shipping and recei...

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5 Reasons to Buy a Business as an Investment

Buying a business in any industry can be a good investment if you’re willing to work a bit for both stability and financial return. Some people think they can buy a business and let others run it, creating a passive income for themselves. While this isn’t an impossible dream, it’s ...

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4 Ways Outsourcing Can Increase the Value of Your Business

When you outsource work from your business, you have to pay someone outside of your structure to do that work. It sounds like an added expense, but smart use of off-site resources can actually help you reduce overall costs, increase production or revenue and positively impact the value of your busin...

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Most Avoidable Mistakes When Selling a Business

Looking to sell? Here are the most avoidable mistakes selling businesses!

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NZ Immigration Changes - How will this affect Hospitality?

Changes to New Zealand immigration, including new salary thresholds for skilled worker categories, have many hospitality business owners and managers fretting. The thresholds aren’t the only thing that could potentially make it harder to hire skilled workers in restaurants, bars and hotel...

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EBIT and EBITDA Explained

In the business and finance world, there are two criteria that investors often use to evaluate a company’s worth. These are known as EBIT and EBITDA. They have important differences and are individually useful for calculating a firm’s operating profit. They're also used as a good bas...

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The Impact of the New Food Control Plan

Any business that serves food to the public utilises a food control template to help ensure they’re meeting standards for food safety as outlined in the Food Act of 2014. The Food Act was introduced to ensure food sold throughout New Zealand is safe to consume. The standards it provides focus ...

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Five Reasons to buy a Motel or Management Rights

Experts will tell you that buying into a hospitality or accommodation business isn’t for the faint-hearted, but if you’re willing to put in the work and learn the details of the business, you can take advantage of a number of benefits other than profit or pay. Here’s a look at five...

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Succession Planning - Make youself Redundant in your Hospitality Business

Most people don't like to dwell on it, but the truth is that you won't be around to handle your business forever. It might sound morbid, but in reality, the reason you leave your accommodation business behind could be a happy one. Some people decide they no longer want to spend so much time ...

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Babyboomers Shouldn't Wait to Sell their Businesses

To sell a business for the best price possible you need to be ready. Accounts, systems and processes, supplier contracts, staffing issues…. all of it needs to appeal to a buyer.

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How to Find the Perfect Business to Buy

As business brokers, we like to believe that there is a buyer for every business, if it makes a profit. How long it would take to find a buyer and how much they are prepared to pay for it depends entirely on how the business is presented, how the business is marketed and how the business is valued. ...

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How long will it take to sell your business?

Selling a business is a process. It is not an event that you work towards, like an auction. To ensure the best outcome you will need to follow the guidelines of the sales process. You will succeed selling any type of business, providing the price, the marketing and the presentation of the business a...

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Understanding New Zealand Immigration Changes: The Skilled Migrant Category

In April 2017, the government announced key upcoming changes to New Zealand's immigration policy. One of those changes, which impacts the skilled migrant category, is scheduled to be implemented in mid-August. The changes bring both benefits and possible disadvantages for accommodation businesse...

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Three Reasons OTA Rates Aren't Evil

Rates charged by online travel agents have sparked plenty of controversy, especially as GST registration requirements have increased the rates some companies charge. OTA agreements can also limit the deals hotel and motel owners can offer.

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Restaurants, Cafes and Bars Fear Future Struggles in Light of Immigration Changes

A recent post detailed New Zealand immigration changes businesses can expect to see in 2017. While changes to the skilled migrant category and temporary migrant rules will potentially impact business across all industries, the accommodation sector is especially sensitive to the changes. Within the n...

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How Do Motel Maintenance Funds Work?

Maintenance accounts are typically a consideration when a hotel or motel business is leasing property from a freeholder. This is because motel and hotel leases are very different from other types of property leases, especially when it comes to who is responsible for upkeep and maintenance. Logically...

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Health and Safety: First Aid at Work

Every year, thousands of people suffer injuries at work, and many of them are treated by first aiders. They form a vital function for many businesses, particular when interacting with customers who are ill, and it's often a good idea to have someone who is first-aid trained on staff. However, fo...

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Boost Booking Numbers via Effective Use of Online Tools

Online booking options let potential guests conduct business with your establishment 24 hours a day every day of the year — even if you're not answering phones or handling reception desks all those hours. The advent of online booking engines and hotel websites lets customers from around th...

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Tauranga, Mount Maunganui Accommodation Specialist

Over the past 6 years Gordon Fridge has become the pre-eminent tourism property broker in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga and the wider Bay of Plenty area. Gordon has sold almost all the Management Rights properties (& motels) in  Mount Maunganui and is regarded as something of an expert in Manag...

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Why You Should Use LINK to Buy or Sell Your Motel or Hotel Business

The decision to buy or sell a business is often a momentous one; it can be part of an overall strategy or forced by changes in your personal circumstances. Typically, business sales are caused by retirement, illness, a desire for change or financial reasons, and the decision to buy a business might ...

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Buyers Mandate: What You Need to Know about Brokers Working for Buyers

The Real Estate Agents Authority (REAA) mandates that brokers working for the seller put the seller's best interests ahead of buyer desires, which means those brokers work to get the highest possible price for their clients. REAA rules also state that brokers can't quote properties they don&...

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How Is Immigration Affecting the New Zealand Accommodation Sector?

New Zealand has long been a target for migration, particularly from Europe and Asia. Indeed, around 69 percent of New Zealanders identify as coming from European descent (mostly from the UK), and approximately 9.2 percent are from Asia, with Maori making up 14.6 percent. Immigration has a major role...

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Management Rights in Mount Maunganui

It's a holiday paradise. It's a place of fun and relaxation. It's Mount Maunganui.

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How New Zealand's Tourist Arrivals Have Grown

New Zealand is a country of immigrants, with less than 15 percent of the population consisting of Maori. Immigration has long been associated with Europe, with the vast majority of those from the United Kingdom, so it's of little surprise that family visits were the original focus of tourism.

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Creating an Accommodation Business Plan

A good business plan is vital for any business, and accommodation businesses are no different. In many cases, it can be difficult to know where to start, so here are some tips for creating a good accommodation business plan.

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Buying or Selling a Motel - What Information is Necessary?

When buying a motel, it's important to understand the business financials. Typically, these will be present in documents provided by the seller during the purchase process. The right documents let the buyer verify the financial health of the business and the various obligations that may come wit...

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Health and Safey at Work in Accommodation Businesses

The Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 is the defining piece of legislation that enshrines corporate responsibility to employees while they're at work. It requires businesses of all sizes to take reasonable measures to eliminate risks and ensure employee safety. While the uniqueness of each busi...

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Is Franchising Right for You?

Perhaps one of the most famous franchises around the world is McDonald's, which offers a ready-made brand, but there are also accommodation franchises with similar reach and opportunity. Investing in a franchise often means that you get instant brand recognition without having to build it up ove...

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How Accommodation Businesses are Valued: Key Considerations

Selling a business often relies on accurate valuation, which depends on several factors and the main method of valuation that you use. Most forms take into account the earning potential of the business, the length of the lease, what else is included and the options for expansion.

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What does the Malaysia-New Zealand Trade Forum mean for New Zealand?

The recent announcement that Malaysia is to expand collaboration with New Zealand to improve New Zealand-Malaysian interests has been met with broad intrigue. The 150 investors and businesspeople who were at the forum led by Trade Minister Todd McClay were told about various investment and trade opp...

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How New Zealand is Perceived Abroad

How New Zealand Is Perceived Abroad Easy-going, free, and prosperous: These are words that would reverberate with many New Zealanders. Yet, how is New Zealand perceived around the world? For a country that has nearly 4 ½ million people, it has made an impact on many cultures. Australia Aus...

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Earthquake-Proofing in New Zealand: A Digest

Earthquake-Proofing in New Zealand: A Digest Since the 2011 Christchurch earthquake, there has been substantial interest in earthquake-proof buildings, and the University of Canterbury has been at the forefront of research. The key goal is to preserve life as much as possible, which means designing...

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Targeted Rate Will Effect Business Values

Targeted Rate Will Have an Adverse Effect on Business Values One of the biggest problems with the proposed targeted rate in Auckland is that it will have a significant effect on property values, with both minor and major players losing out. These losses could have a large knock-on effect across the...

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Tourism Looks Healthy for NZ to 2022

2022 Tourism Looks Healthy for New Zealand New Zealand tourism shows substantial promise, with a very healthy outlook to 2022. Currently, the tourist sector directly employs 7.5 percent of the New Zealand workforce, and total expenditure was $34.7 billion for year-end 2016. Tourism generated about ...

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New Zealand Infrastructure and Tourism: How NZ is Increasing Visitor Traffic

New Zealand Infrastructure and Tourism: How New Zealand Is Increasing Visitor Traffic The United States is being seen by some as a less friendly tourist destination thanks to the new Trump administration's focus on immigration. Recent tensions between the United States and North Korea are affec...

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Lease Terms and What you Need to Know

Make Good In the context of a lease, “make good” is the process through which the tenant affects repairs to the building upon removal of the goods. In particular, it often refers to repairing damage to the walls caused by fixtures such as wall hangings, but it can refer to any other form...

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What are the Advantages of a Channel Manager?

What Are the Advantages of a Channel Manager?  A channel manager lets you easily manage your hotels rates and availability distribution across various third-party sites simultaneously. Its function is surprisingly simple: You manage your bookings by changing prices, inventory and inclusions wit...

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Latest Statistics for Tourism and Hospitality in Northland, New Zealand

Numbers regarding tourism and hospitality in Northland were recently published by Statistics New Zealand, which is catching up on monthly reports in the wake of impacts from the November 2016 earthquake. Metrics show continuing and solid growth for the area, which has seen a total of 1,844,789 guest...

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Big Changes Show Promise for Accommodation Providers near Mount Ruapehu

With great change comes great responsibility, and the $100 million investment plan at Mount Ruapehu is definitely bringing great changes to the local economy.

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Reducing Rent and Motel Costs: Two Key Challenges

Rent is one of the biggest costs that motel operators might face, and it’s one that has gradually risen, even as service expectations are increasing and revenues are dropping. Most motel operators were originally told that gross income should divide into roughly three equal parts to cover rent...

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Target Rates Proposed by Auckland Council - will this set a National Precedent?

Due to the protests of commercial accommodation providers, Auckland Council had a hearing on March 20, 2017, meeting with various affected parties regarding proposed targeted accommodation rates. These rates had been vilified as being unfair, inappropriate and inequitable.

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Understanding Management Rights

Buyers looking to get into the tourism industry need to consider a variety of aspects, including management rights. However, there's a significant difference between motel leases and management rights, and it’s crucial to understand this difference.

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Targeted Rate: A Slippery Slope

In late March 2017, Auckland Council was abuzz with presentations and arguments both for or against a targeted rate on accommodation providers. The potential rate was part of the council’s 2017/18 annual budget, and it’s drawn a great deal of attention from those in the motel/hotel niche...

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The Importance of TripAdvisor to Your Accommodation Business

Those in the hotel, motel and general accommodation business know that TripAdvisor can give and potentially take away business. The site, which lets travellers search for deals on holiday rentals, hotel rooms, flights and dining options, includes user star ratings and written reviews alongside every...

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Why you Should Consider Moving to Northland, New Zealand

Are you ready for a change of scene? Perhaps you’re looking for lucrative business investment opportunities in New Zealand? If you are ready to move to a country which offers exciting business opportunities balanced with an unmatched lifestyle for your family- Look no further! Consider Northla...

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Preparing Your Business for Sale Using a Business Broker

Now that you are considering selling your business, a well-planned approach to the process is required to ensure you are selling at the right time and will achieve the best price for your business.

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Managing Director for LINK Australia Announced

Australian Institute of Business Brokers announces Mark Jason’s appointment as Managing Director for LINK Australia.

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Finding Your Perfect Franchisee

The success of a franchise depends on the quality of the franchisees. This is why, when selecting your franchisees you must be rigorous and thorough.

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Buying a Substantial Business

The sole focus of the LINK's Corporate division is businesses priced from $1 million to $50 million.  Our team of senior brokers is highly experienced, each with many years’ experience. They know the market and will guide you through the stages involved in finding a suitable business ...

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Buying a Motel - Lease vs Freehold Going Concern (FHGC)

Comparing the benefits of lease and freehold arrangements when buying a motel business.

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What to do Before you Buy a Motel Business

What to do before you buy a motel business

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Buying a Franchise Business

Franchising is often described as being like a marriage – a long-term relationship where both parties must trust and respect one another.

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Valuing Your Business for Sale

Determining a fair market value for a business is not a precise science, and can vary depending on the type of business and the reason for a request of a valuation appraisal.  There are a wide range of factors to consider – from the book value of the assets, to a host of intangible elemen...

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Buying a Farm or Rural Business

LINK Rural was formed to address the need of rural business owners to have a better quality of agency conducting the sales process.

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