As at: 20 February 2020

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Check back here regularly for latest news and handy tips for busy business owners.  Updated at the end of each month.

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Workplace Health & Safety


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Hazardous Substance Regulations


How do you ensure your staff are adequately trained to use hazardous substances safely?  Check out Business Systems Sorted  HazSub Information & Training Guides - available as packs of 10 or singles.

Help to get you sorted!


Tip 1 in getting you sorted!  Try to handle each piece of paper only once!

Either deal with it immediately or take the next logical step!

NZ Legislation


 From,  Privacy laws are changing. This may affect information you collect about staff and/or customers.

Warrant of Fitness


On 4 February 2020, NZTA announced that all WOF re-check vouchers issued have now expired and they are no longer accepting claims and processing payments.



Read Autofile Insight's article about the support from other manufacturers to GM's decision to scrap Holden

Latest products & services


Want an online presence but don't know where to start?  Check out Business Systems Sorted new Website Design & Update Service now available.

Just for fun!


Take two minutes to listen to the wonderful John Clarke explain how the financial system works.

What was new in January '20....

Workplace Health & Safety

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Did you know you can order FREE (yes! FREE) safe driving resources from NZTA, including wallet cards for employees, posters for display and coasters.  So if your employees are required to use vehicles at work, check them out.

Hazardous Substance Regulations

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Having the right personal protective equipment (PPE) when you use hazardous substances is important.  Check out Worksafe NZ's latest guidance on PPE.

Help to get you sorted!

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 Grab a coffee and have a listen & look at this animated book & review of Getting Things Done by David Allen.  Great tips!  (Remember, you can skip the YouTube ads after a second or two)

NZ Legislation

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From, here's a summary of all the 2019 law changes that affect NZ business owners, and an outline of a few new ones coming in 2020.

Warrant of Fitness

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Attn: WOF IOs & VIs - make sure you have read the 14 January 2020 update from NZTA in relation to Takata Alpha airbag recalls.


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MTA alarmed as percentage of fatal crashes involving vehicle factors triples in five years.  Read their full Media Release.

Latest Products & Services

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Need to label bottles containing hazardous substances? I can sort that for you! See my new Hazardous Substance Tags available now for order - personalised from your product's SDS.  Includes cable tie for easy affixing to container.

Just for Fun!

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 Everything is figureoutable! Take 2 minutes to listen to how - from The Daily Stoic - Ancient Wisdom for Everyday Life.  

Helpful Links

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Client testimonials

"Fliss has a wealth of knowledge & does a great job."

Jan Beccard, Beccard Motors Ltd, Hawera

"Very helpful & always goes the extra mile."

Vicki Koubaridis, Waverley Motors Ltd, Waverley

"Great service, very prompt, friendly & everything explained in terms you can understand."

Debbie Sinclair, Naki Sprint Couriers, New Plymouth

"Couldn't get a more helpful person."

Graeme Jones, Auto Innovations Ltd, New Plymouth

Publicity & Press Mentions

Publicity and press mentions about Felicity (Fliss) Wilson and Business Systems Sorted.