NZBusiness July 2014

NZBusiness July 2014
COVER STORY
Family ties
Family-owned enterprises make up the fabric of this nation’s business community. Our cover story offers advice on managing the transition from one generation to the next, and showcases two standout businesses, Wainhouse Distribution and Little India, quietly succeeding at succession.
 
FEATURES 
Unlocking those balance sheet assets
Debtor or invoice financing has an increasingly important role to play in generating cash for business growth.
 
Managing on mobile moments
Today’s mobile apps help run businesses, build brands and generate sales.
 
Making first aid our first priority
Janet Brothers reviews the state of first aid training in our workplaces. 
 
Virtual recruiters in demand
Once upon a time companies looking to hire staff paid recruitment agencies big bucks. Then along came virtualRPO.
 
INSPIRATION
All go, non-stop
A desire to ‘do the right thing’ has given huge impetus to Canterbury business Men at Work.
 
After the tutu   
Wellington’s Cat Eddy swapped her tutu for a franchise business and it’s keeping her on her toes.
 
No ordinary piggery
Washing his hands of Auckland’s corporate world, Ian Carter now gets them dirty at his Oamaru piggery.