Owning a successful business can provide a good living, but it comes with sacrifice and stress, according to first-time business owners Nathan and Kelly Sargent, who took over their Wairarapa motorcycle business in 2008.
International automotive business coaches Dan Gilley and Cecil Bullard ask the question, 'how much do you want to earn as the business owner?' which they say is critical to running a profitable business.
The motor trade continues to do reasonably well under Covid-19 conditions.
Peter Morton of Herbert Morton Chartered Accountants specialises in services for the motor trade and says most of his clients are managing well.