Blog

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

Meet the 2022 Prospa Local Business Hero finalists

03 May 2022 | 5 min read

Prospa Local business hero finalists share how they connect with the community & how they’re building on success into the new financial year.

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How this retailer and hair salon has adapted to supply chain challenges

12 April 2022 | 3 min read

Retailers relying on timely arrival of stock have faced challenges recently. Here’s how one business is adapting to change.

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How Prospa helped the newly-wed owners of a fruit picking business to thrive

01 April 2022 | 3 min read

An extended loan helped a Kiwi business boost cashflow in the face of labour shortages due to the pandemic, with the help of Prospa Customer Success Account Manager, Matè Borovac.

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An accountant’s guide: Transitioning from a sole trader to a limited company

29 March 2022 | 7 min read

Are you a sole trader wondering if it is time to become a limited liability company? Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know.

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Skating to social media marketing success

15 March 2022 | 5 min read

New roller-skate business Seaside Skates has quickly formed a strong and growing customer base thanks to a generous approach to social media.

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How this young entrepreneur is disrupting the travel industry

14 March 2022 | 4 min read

Jason Goodson of Backyard Roadies created a thriving tour company against the odds, during the pandemic.

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3 tourism businesses share how they’re adapting in 2022

01 March 2022 | 4 min read

We asked three tourism businesses how they’ve adapted to border closures, restrictions, uncertainty and decreased consumer confidence.

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6 steps for EOFY success

22 February 2022 | 4 min read

The end of the tax year can be a stressful time for small businesses, but with a bit of preparation and strategy you can maximise its potential.

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A simple guide to calculating tax deductions for home office expenses

15 February 2022 | 5 min read

Small business owners may be able to claim tax deductions for the costs of working from home. Here’s a quick guide to what can be claimed and how claims are calculated.

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What work-related car expenses can you claim?

01 February 2022 | 7 min read

If your car is like a second office to you, then you need to know what related tax deductions you are eligible for. Here’s what you need to know.

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7 podcasts that will inspire and guide business owners in 2022

28 January 2022 | 4 min read

These small business podcasts are packed with practical tips, insights and how-to guides for digital marketing, leadership, creativity and more.

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4 ways to boost workplace wellbeing and resilience

14 January 2022 | 5 min read

A workplace wellness specialist and resilience coach shares 4 tips that don't involve gym memberships, trust falls or fruit bowls.

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Resources

Small business government support in New Zealand

24 August 2021 | 4 min read

We have summarised some helpful information on the Government small business support packages designed to help businesses impacted by the recent lockdowns.

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Cash flow forecast template

07 July 2021 | 1 min read

Take the stress out of cash flow forecasting with these easy-to-use tools that will help you better manage and forecast your businesses cash flow.

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eBook: 8 growth hack strategies for small business

11 February 2019 | 2 min read

Growth is essential for staying ahead of the competition. Our ebook reveals the 8 best growth hack strategies for small business success.

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Success stories

How Prospa helped the newly-wed owners of a fruit picking business to thrive

01 April 2022 | 3 min read

An extended loan helped a Kiwi business boost cashflow in the face of labour shortages due to the pandemic, with the help of Prospa Customer Success Account Manager, Matè Borovac.

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How this young entrepreneur is disrupting the travel industry

14 March 2022 | 4 min read

Jason Goodson of Backyard Roadies created a thriving tour company against the odds, during the pandemic.

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Business growth: From the garage to $100k monthly turnover

17 December 2021 | 5 min read

Cards Plus founder Cameron Knapp shares how a game-changing order and a timely business loan supercharged his business growth.

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