Entries by Neil Hodgson

2019 Vintage Wines in Nelson

At the risk of repeating myself I love this time of the year, everything in the garden is starting to sprout into life again after being dormant during the winter, the daylight hours are longer, daylight saving has started, the sun is warming us once again and most importantly the first of the 2019 vintage […]

Diving deep into Marlborough’s booming seafood industry

Think Marlborough, and you might immediately think “wine”. Boasting some of the best-known and oldest vineyards in the country, the viticulture industry looms large in the region. But dwell on the stats for a moment, and it becomes obvious just how important a part the seafood industry plays in Marlborough’s economic successes as well. Blenheim-based […]

Insurance consumers should welcome Fire and Emergency NZ review

The Insurance Council of New Zealand and Internal Affairs Minister, Tracey Martin, applaud government review of current levy funding regime. From the ashes of a Fire and Emergency New Zealand (FENZ) restructure has risen significant merger costs that, under the current funding regime are recuperated through a levy imposed on all home, contents, and auto […]

Debt Management and Recovery

How do I ensure customers understand the importance of paying my invoices on time? Customers juggle cash flow requirements on a frequent basis monthly, weekly or sometimes daily. When cash flow becomes tight, some of your customers may choose whether they pay you and other creditors based on what effect non payment will have on […]

Moving on from cheques

IRD recently announced their decision to no longer accept cheque payments for any form of tax from 1st March 2020. We will be in touch with those who for one reason or another (ie no rural broadband) can’t pay online to help you identify other payment methods. Here’s what IRD had to say in their […]

The Nelson Ark

At Savage & Savage we are a dog-friendly office, you are welcome to bring your well behaved dog with you when you come to see us. Our staff love cuddles with furry friends and because we love dogs we support The Ark. We have a collection jar on our front counter for the month of […]