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Income Support Options

The Income Relief Payment (IRP), was established to support those who have lost their job from 1 March 2020 to 30 October 2020 because...

Cash and Other Support: COVID-19 Summary for Small Businesses

Got staff?  Wage subsidy applications close 1 September 2020 at 11.59 pm. Find out more Low-interest loans from the government Small Business Cashflow (Loan) Scheme   What it is: Low-interest one-off...

Publishing Wage Subsidy Information

As you know, details of the businesses that have received the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy and Extension are published on our website. What's published and why The...

ACC helping ease the Burden on Business

Businesses are facing unprecedented financial pressures as a result of COVID-19. Where possible ACC is taking practical steps to provide what respite and support...

Small Businesses Contribute more to Construction Industry Profits.

The operating profit of small construction businesses (those with 1 to 19 employees) increased by $1.25 billion between 2011 and 2019 to $1.97 billion....

Hospitality Businesses have more Short-Term Debt than Cash and Assets

As New Zealand businesses headed into trading restrictions caused by COVID-19, those in hospitality did not have a significant amount of assets available to...

Get your Official QR Code Posters

Ministry of Health has launched a quick way for businesses to generate NZ COVID Tracer QR code posters. All you need is a valid New Zealand...

COVID-19: Wage Subsidy Extension Eligibility Tool

Wage Subsidy Extension Eligibility Tool Government announced a wage subsidy extension, which follows the initial wage subsidy scheme that was open from 17 March to...

Guidance for Commercial Leases and Mortgages During COVID-19

Many commercial lease arrangements in New Zealand will have been affected by the response to COVID-19. Tenants may be unable to pay their rent...