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Tenancy changes ahead

By the end of the year, the new coalition government is likely to have introduced a number of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act intended to “fix” the rental market. The Minister of Housing said he wanted to introduce laws that... Read more

Congratulations: Abel Tasman Canyons

John and the team at Smart Business Centre Motueka would like to congratulate Abel Tasman Canyons for winning the Nelson Pine Industries Supreme Business award from the Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce. For full article click Able Tasman Canyons... Read more

New partner in Tauranga

We are pleased to announce that Anthea Fantham has become the managing partner of Smart Business Centre Tauranga.  Anthea has been working in the NZ accounting industry for some 20 years. having worked for Bennett Gibson in Te Puke and as 2IC at... Read more

Welcome Smart Business Centre Motueka!

We are pleased to announce John Murphy from John Murphy & Associates has joined the Smart Business Centre group. The practice will operate as Smart Business Centre Motueka with John and Alison Blanchett as the principals. John is a chartered... Read more

Budget 2016

Budget 2016 was safe and predictable, pretty much like the persona of Finance Minister, Bill English. This is the eight budget Bill English has delivered. Some say his budgets lack vision. It may be true to say they lack excitement but it’s... Read more

Top Team 2013 – Tauranga

SBC Tauranga has won the SBC Top Team of the Year award, for the second year running. Presenting the award at the SBC Annual Conference last week, SBC co-founder Phil Richards said Joanne had shown her leadership skills by building a strong team at... Read more

Top Office 2013 – Auckland Accountants

Auckland Accountants has won the premier award at the SBC Annual Conference last week. John and his team at Auckland Accountants took out the Practice of the Year award. SBC co-founder Phil Richards said John had excelled over the last year... Read more

Great service recognised with award

For the second year running Alison Blanchett Smart Business Centre Accountants has won the Group’s Client Service Award. In presenting the award at the SBC Annual Conference last week, SBC co-founder Phil Richards said Alison and her team had... Read more