Small Business Support

supporting your small business to succeed

Running a small business isn’t just a full time job – it’s 24/7. We understand the dedication and time that goes into running a small business because we run one ourselves. We’ll support you with whatever you need – whether you’re thinking about purchasing a business, starting your own, or already running a business, we’ve got the skills and tools to help you out. We’ll make sure you’re aware of your legal obligations, making the most of your financial position and running things as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Marketing & Competitor Analysis

Let's make you the best business on the block!

Strategic Planning & Business Direction

Got a vision but not sure where to start? We'll help you run your business to the best of its potential.

Financial Performance Assessment

Let's talk about how to improve your cashflow and where you could save money.

Tax Advice UpshotNZ Bay of Plenty

Financial Advice

From setting up your business to selling it, we'll help you keep your finances in shape.

Bookkeeping Services UpshotNZ Bay of Plenty

Health and Safety

We'll help keep you and your staff safe on the job, and ensure you comply with your legal obligations.

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Xero Software

From installation to training, we can help you maximise efficiency with this great accounting software.


We'll do your returns and submit them to Inland Revenue on time to avoid penalties.


We'll do the 'bean counting' stuff for you.

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We'll help you get on top of that pesky paperwork!

Bookkeeping Services UpshotNZ Bay of Plenty

Policies and Procedures

We'll assist you in running a smooth business by putting tried and tested policies and procedures in place.

Business Startup

Let's set your business up for success.

Business Structure

Unsure of how to structure your business? We can advise you on the options and help you choose the right one for you.


We'll make sure you know your legal obligations when it comes to running a business.

Small Business accounting support UpshotNZ Bay of Plenty

Exit Planning

We assist you with exiting your business in a planned and secure way.

Business Pre-Purchase Due Diligence

We help you decide if the business you want to buy is a diamond or a lemon.


Hiring and paying staff? We help you stay compliant with IRD and MBIE.



“Totally professional and knowledgeable. Very friendly and approachable. They talk plain English to you so you are not left wondering what you’re supposed to be doing, how, when, etc. So refreshing to talk and deal with real people in such an IT oriented world where you hardly even get to speak to a real person at the end of the phone these days. Very easy to understand, accommodating, and they really make you feel like they are there working for you to ensure you peace of mind as opposed to simply working to make an income. Make you feel valued as a person and an individual, not just a “client”. Would definitely recommend.”


“I have had and always have great service from these people. Always available and nothing is too much trouble. They were recommended to me and I have never regretted the move. Thanks.”


“Jill and Chris and Kathryn are the best thing that I could ever wish for my business. They are efficient and always available to talk to. I cannot speak more highly of them and the service that they provide. Their work is excellent. Thank you.”

Da Silva Autos Ltd

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Xero Software

Xero is a very smart, yet oh-so-simple to use software package for business and accounting. Designed and developed in NZ, Xero is fast becoming the favourite choice of small-medium business owners, not only in NZ, but around the world.

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Financial Advice

From starting a business to selling a business, we can help you crunch the numbers and maximise your financial position.

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Health and Safety

Chris Fryer is Upshot’s Health & Safety Specialist. He first become involved in this over 30 years ago, before the Health & Safety Act was introduced into NZ law.

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