Latest News -

Filter by:

Finance Update – October 2021

October 4, 2021 | Playcentre

Thank you to all the Treasurers who submitted their Year End questionnaire by the due date.  This really helps us in putting the Group Accounts together that are required to be a charity and for...Read More

Finance Update – September 2021

September 6, 2021 | Playcentre

Kia ora koutou It’s the end of our financial year – it finished on 31st August, which is a pretty rare date in my experience.  My first job is to produce a set of accounts for the...Read More

Finance Update – August 2021

August 2, 2021 | Playcentre

It is coming up to the 31st August, which is our Financial Year End, when we need to consolidate all Centres into our Group Accounts.  You will receive your Year End Questionnaire at the end of...Read More

Finance Update – July 2021

July 5, 2021 | Playcentre

Finance Update Xero updates We are tidying a few things up in Xero at the moment.  We’ve noticed that there are a lot of old User log-ins, which are probably ex-members, or at least...Read More

Finance Update – June 2021

June 8, 2021 | Playcentre

Concern over private money lending organisations  We have become aware of some private money lending organisations (a.k.a. loan sharks) targeting ECEs struggling with cashflow between...Read More

Finance Update – May 2021

May 3, 2021 | Playcentre

New page on the website for treasurers We have made a new addition to the website in the Finance section. A new page called ‘Handy hints for centre treasurers’. This contains handy tips from...Read More

Finance Update – April 2021

April 6, 2021 | Playcentre

CFO the final update  Today is my last update for finance and by the time you read this I will likely have switched off and handed back my laptop. So I decided to use this post as...Read More

Finance Update – March 2021

March 1, 2021 | Playcentre

Bulk Electricity Discount Offer Meridian Energy has just recently revised its rates in the market have worked with our National team to offer our Playcentres a discounted rates as well as a one...Read More

Update from CFO on Xero Packages

February 15, 2021 | Playcentre

Two years ago we were incredibly lucky when we managed to negotiate a package that moved all our centres from Cashbooks edition to Standard plan Xero Subscription. Unfortunately, that contract has...Read More

Lotteries Grant 2020

December 14, 2020 | Playcentre

This year our Lotteries Grant application was successful and as a Group we received a total of $160,000. This was an increase from the $150,000 we received in 2019 but still substantially less...Read More