A collection of articles, stories, tips & tools designed 
to keep your small business moving.

28 March 2024 | 4 min read

Planting the seeds of change: Ecosource’s green gifting revolution

Inspired by her children, Bonita Labuschagne's Ecosource business has reimagined gifting as a force for sustainable change. Find out how Prospa is helping sow the seeds of her success.

19 February 2024 | 3 min read

4 tax time tips for small business owners

We asked three small business owners and an accountant to share their top tips for tackling tax time.

Prepaying expense at tax time

31 January 2024 | 3 min read

Prepaying expenses before tax time

An accountant’s tips for when to consider prepaying expenses before the end of the financial year.

22 January 2024 | 3 min read

4 helpful tips for using AI in your business

The chatter around generative AI is ongoing, so here are four further tips for small business owners to make the most of AI tools.

10 January 2024 | 3 min read

Meet the mechanic driving his business to new levels of success

A lifelong love of European cars led Richard Ross to open Euro Garage Automotive. Find out how Prospa is helping to fuel the business’s success.

15 December 2023 | 5 min read

How 5 small businesses grow at local markets

Five small business owners share why a market presence is crucial to their business’s success. local markets

01 December 2023 | 3 min read

Tools and tips for cash flow management

Two cash flow management tools, plus tips for responding to dips in cash flow and encouraging long-term growth.

16 November 2023 | 4 min read

Small business tips for a successful year-end season

Manage supplier relationships, make cash flow management a priority, and other small business tips from a consultant for the holiday season.

What type of short-term hire will work best for your business?

16 November 2023 | 5 min read

Short-term staffing solutions for the holidays

With many small businesses facing their busiest time of the year, having enough staff becomes vital. But what type of short-term hire will work best?

09 November 2023 | 3 min read

4 apps and websites to manage cash flow

Access to a phone is all that’s required to have an accurate, real-time view of every aspect of your cash flow, from profits and unpaid bills to projected revenue.   But how can you best unlock such capabilities and manage your finances? These four digital tools are worth checking out.  1. The Prospa App The Prospa

01 November 2023 | 3 min read

What the general election means for small businesses

New Zealanders headed to the polls on 14 October and came away having elected a new government after seven years, with an outcome that might impact small businesses in taxation, regulation and business confidence. Christopher Luxon of the National Party will become the country’s next prime minister, with his party to form a government with

11 October 2023 | 4 min read

AI tips for small businesses

How using AI can help your business retain a competitive advantage, save you money and time, and boost your brand.