Entries by Tandem NZ

Web Integration- Its Forms And Benefits

Integration is nothing but an act of bringing many different components together into a single system that functions as one. In an IT context, we can refer “web integration” as a process that involves connection of all the outputs of all activities and components essential for carrying out the web project as a whole.

The activities involved in website integration can include very simple processes, like importing an excel spreadsheet of products into your website or highly complex ones like system e-commerce integration[…]

Start PayDay Filing Now With TandemNZ

The Government of New Zealand has worked towards improving the administration of PAYE to benefit businesses and employers. Earlier, the employee’s income information was typically reported to Inland Revenue Department (IRD) on a monthly cadence. This monthly information, which is used by IRD to calculate the customers’ tax obligations and entitlements is often out-of-date and doesn’t accurately reflect the current financial situation.

Looking at this concern, in 2018, the Government of NZ passed a legislation that will[…]

5 points to Know how to maintain Umbraco

There are a variety of CMSs and each of them has its benefits and drawbacks. All CMSs requires constant care, similarly, a site hosted on the Umbraco CMS also requires a constant check. Umbraco is a popular content management system which has a lot of advantages. In total Umbraco has more than 443,500 active installs. […]

Top 8 benefits of using WordPress for your Website

WordPress powers nearly one-third of the world’s website, it is a free content management system (CMS) which allows you to create anything from small beautiful blogs to complex websites. WordPress also tops the list of three most often used site building packages in the world. Initially, the script of WordPress was more suitable for blogs, […]

Business Process Automation – The Hottest Thing In Business Now

Business Process Automation, or BPA, is the hottest structure to hit businesses across industries now. In fact, according to the research firm, Gleanster, almost 80 per cent of all top-performing companies are driving marketing strategy and cutting down on repetitive and time-consuming tasks by using business automation system. Whether it’s in the form of automated […]

Check if you are ready for Payday filing in 5 steps

In 2019 the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) of New Zealand will introduce comprehensive changes to the way all businesses need to run their payroll services. These changes are mandatory for all businesses and will fundamentally change the way you do payroll. Are you ready?

All employers need to ensure they are compliant. The new payday filing requirements issued require that all employers[…]

IRD Integration showcase

Ever wondered what goes into integrating your systems with a government department. Below we outline some of the key technologies we employed to connect directly into the new Inland Revenue Department (IRD) systems in New Zealand.

The following outlines the various technologies employed to successfully connect with the IRD Digital Transformation system[…]

Payroll – Don’t Get Caught Out

As of 1 April 2019 the way companies have to report payroll to the IRD is significantly changing in New Zealand.  All employers need to ensure they are compliant. The new payday filing requirements mean employers will need to complete employee payments to the Inland Revenue (IRD) every pay run. A new seamless connection between IRD and your payroll system is needed to handle the increased reporting frequency.

This means every affected employer will need to either[…]

Why It Is Beneficial For Your Company To Outsource .NET Developers

There are many options when it comes to building websites and apps these days.  Microsoft’s ASP.NET is one such platform that is used for building dynamic web apps and websites. One of the main reasons it is such a popular platform to develop on is the great support it has had from the developer’s community. However, now we are faced with a shortage […]

Time is marching on, is your payroll ready?

As we fast approach the 1 April 2019 deadline for the impending payroll changes set by the Inland Revenue (IRD) it is becoming more important than ever that you check if your payroll software is going to be ready. IRD recognises the impending urgency of time forever marching on and has sent an email to every employer in New Zealand about the impending compliance changes. In their email they have reiterated you need to check your software […]

Competitive Advantages of Outsourcing Software Development

 Why are Companies Outsourcing IT Operations? Business leaders and technology executives are often faced with challenges regarding the decision of outsourcing business projects and operations. However, as emerging technologies and new skills are the cornerstones for any company’s success, it has become a standard business practice to outsource important aspects of strategy and implementation. IT […]

Tandem’s Tips on using your Facebook timeline

Here are our top tips for using your Facebook timeline to maximum effect: Get creative with your cover image. This is your shop front so it needs to speak you brands language. You can use Logos, brand images, photos freely, however, call to actions including like, share, sale, contact information, etc. are prohibited. Don’t forget […]

Great Kick-off To New Challenges With Celebrations!

What better way to start the day than with celebrations at Tandem NZ Office during Dussehra, a major Hindu festival observed every year, and typically falls in the months of September and October. Colourful flowers adorn the office space, which explains why it is widely known as a celebration of colour and tradition. Typically observed […]

Before you outsource ask these top 5 questions

Companies generally use outsourcing to save money, however, the “big picture” is more complicated than simply reviewing how to reduce expenses. Following are 5 key questions you should be asking before making any decision to outsource. 1) Is outsourcing in line with your business strategy? Cutting costs have always been often the focus when looking […]

The Keys of Outsourcing

Do you currently outsource? Are you thinking about outsourcing? According to a 2014 Grant Thornton survey, 40 percent of worldwide businesses either outsource now or are planning to do so. Tandem NZ breaks down the 4 kEys (or 4E’s ) of outsourcing — Efficiency, Economy, Experience and Engagement. Number 1 Efficiency Being efficient means much […]

The Ethics of Outsourcing

Outsourcing without a doubt has its critics regardless of how it can ensure you remain competitive and reduce costs. The familiar criticisms are often framed in ethical terms. What Prompts the Outsourcing Ethics Debate? Technology and globalisation have made it so much easier than ever before to outsource to another country. The key issues in […]