Worried about underpaying salaried staff?

SmartPayroll Just Got Smarter! Do your salaried staff work additional hours? Are you worried about accidentally paying them less than the legal minimum wage if they do? If so – then SmartPayroll has the tool to make sure that you … Continued

Online Technology Health Check Part 1

How well are you adapting to the RAPIDLY EVOLVING landscape of ONLINE TECHNOLOGY in your business? At ilumin, we are committed to helping our clients identify the steps they can take to stay active in changing times.   Here are … Continued

Payroll end of year: Are you ready?

The end of the 2017 financial year is upon us and we just wanted to make sure you are aware of any upcoming changes that may affect you or your employees from 1 April:   The minimum wage is increasing by 50 … Continued

Are you and your business IT disaster ready?

Do you have contingencies in place to ensure your business can continue to function anywhere in the event of a natural disaster? Having been through this experience ourselves over the last couple of months, we have a few considerations that … Continued

News from ilumin

Welcome Back Cathy We are delighted to welcome Cathy Tolley back from Parental Leave, we have really missed her in the office, and her clients have been missing her too, so it’s great to have her back and she is quickly … Continued

We’re Back

We’re Back at 79 Taranaki Street The team at ilumin is pleased to announce that the office has re-opened.  We do apologise for any inconvenience caused by our unavoidable extended closedown. We’d like to thank all of our clients and … Continued

Tax changes for LTCs

Proposals to change the rules governing look-through companies (LTCs) and closely held companies are currently going through parliamentary hearings and consultations. If passed, the Taxation (Annual Rates for 2016–17, Closely Held Companies, and Remedial Matters) Bill is expected to take … Continued

Potato Harvest

  The winner of our Great Potato Growing fundraising competition was Luisa for the best crop. She won tickets to Lighthouse cinema. Hope you enjoy your movie over the holidays Luisa – Well Done Second place went to Linda for … Continued

Taking the crazy out of Christmas

Did you know that 68% of customers leave because they feel a business is indifferent to them? Not slow service or a better price somewhere else, but because they don’t feel appreciated. That’s awesome news for smaller businesses! You can … Continued

Cathy’s new daughter

  Look who came to visit yesterday – Cathy and baby Alexis, isn’t she so cute? Alexis  is 18 weeks old now and is a real joy to her mummy and daddy and big sister Cassandra. We love it when Cathy … Continued