The Government’s Business Payment Practices Bill, which will reduce the stress and costs to small businesses of long payment wait times, passed its third reading today.
Small Business Minister Ginny Andersen will chair several OECD Ministerial meetings on Small Business on behalf of Aotearoa New Zealand in Paris next week.
The Government is continuing to support retailers with additional funding for the highly popular Fog Cannon Subsidy Scheme, Police and Small Business Minister Ginny Andersen announced today.
The Government has launched a new tool to help small business owner-operators manage and improve their mental wellbeing, Small Business Minister Ginny Andersen announced today.
The Government is providing a $5 million package of emergency support to help businesses significantly affected by the recent flooding in Auckland.
The Government is rolling out additional measures that will improve safety in small shops and at-risk surrounding areas.
New measures to help small businesses get paid on time are one step closer as the Business Payment Practices Bill passed its first reading today.
The Government is extending its health and wellness support package, which was successfully implemented in Auckland last year, to small businesses across New Zealand until June 2024.
More than 30,000 small businesses have participated in Government-funded digital training, which supports businesses to take advantage of digital tools and new opportunities through e-commerce.
Economic and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash launched the draft Advanced Manufacturing Industry Transformation Plan for public consultation at the EMEX Trade Show in Auckland today.
The Government has responded to recommendations from the Productivity Commission’s report into Frontier Firms and will update existing programmes to support the growth of firms exporting innovative products at scale.
The Government will boost payments to businesses affected by higher alert levels as the country transitions to the new COVID-19 Protection Framework.
The Minister for Small Business says support for small and medium enterprises will remain ongoing as the Asia-Pacific region moves through response and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.