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- For the very latest announcements and news from the government, click here
- This page brings together government information relating to COVID-19, how it may affect your business and how you can stay up to date as new information becomes available click here
- The Ministry of Health website provides the latest updates, information and advice on COVID-19, click here
- For the latest information from IRD, click here
- The NZ COVID Tracer app is the official government contact tracing app, for more information please click here
- Employment New Zealand. To stay up to date with the latest employment information click here
- If you would like to subscribe to the Employment New Zealand newsletter to receive the latest updates click here
- Business.govt.nz has practical advice on different Alert Level restrictions and answers to common questions. Workplace operations at COVID-19 Alert Levels
- WorkSafe also has guidance to help you ensure your business can operate safely, including sector-specific guidance. Your COVID-19 safety plan — what you need to think about
- It is recommended you display the official Contact Tracer App QR Code in your business and encourage your teams to use it – go to www.health.govt.nz
- Manaaki is a superb new online tool, developed for the disruption being caused by COVID-19, for SME’s to ask questions of a huge panel of experts that span all industries
- ATEED have provided a nifty online assessment tool of your business’s digital capability. Click here for your FREE customised digital action plan
- Newmarket-based Business Mentors (www.businessmentors.org.nz) provide expert business guidance.
- Retail NZ are keeping this page updated regularly to help retailers around New Zealand, click here
- For the EMA COVID-19 Dashboard, click here
The NBA have hosted a number of webinars which included financial resilience, e-commerce, commercial leases, social media and Google for retail and hospitality. These webinars are available to watch below:
Police Retail Crime
Sergeant Craig Fisher gives some insights into how best to protect your business from retail crime in the busy Christmas period ahead. Watch the webinar here.
Operational efficiency and leveraging the right technology
This webinar by RSM New Zealand and hosted by OneHQ will look at some of the common pain points businesses are facing and more effective approaches to leveraging technology to support your business. Hamish McLachlan is a founder of OneHQ, and with a background in start-ups and business management, focuses on how businesses can adapt their business models to compete more effectively. Jon Claridge is a technical account manager who works with clients to create technology solutions that are clearly linked to business outcomes. Click here to RSVP.
How to engage with the Chinese consumer
The NBA has partnered with Christina Yu from the Chinese Herald who is passionate about promoting the voice of the Chinese in New Zealand through media and fostering good relationships within the community. Key areas covered include: Insight – A peek at the Chinese Kiwi White Paper by Chinese Herald. Engagement – An overview of local Chinese digital landscape, and a case study of how we best engage with the audience. Targeting – WeChat sponsored ads, an effective tool to precisely reach out to Chinese Kiwis with their preferred app. Click here to watch the webinar.
Social Media and Reputational Management
The NBA has partnered with Courtney Johnson from One Plus One Communications. Key areas that will be covered include the dos and don’ts of social media for business, how to tell your story, engaging with customers online and reputational risks on social media and how to manage them. Watch the webinar here.
Chinese Social Media Marketing
James Shi, Managing Director at MKTG Partner hosted a webinar for Chinese Social Media Marketing. Key areas covered included: Chinese New Zealanders insights for retail and hospitality, Chinese social media marketing myths, Chinese social media marketing methodology for retail and hospitality and case studies. Click here to watch the webinar.
When customer service becomes strategic with Angela Pile from Retain Consulting
Angela has had a very successful sales career, which includes the establishment of a highly successful and profitable retail store. This webinar is for any consumer facing business. Key areas covered include: creating exceptionally satisfied and extremely loyal customers; how to build a business strategy to differentiate yourself and stand out; create an over-the-top “yes” obsession with customer service. Click here to watch the webinar.
Cameron Bagrie and the economic outlook ahead
Cameron is the Managing Director of Bagrie Economics, a boutique research firm. Prior to that he was Chief Economist at ANZ for more than a decade. During that time ANZ was consistently ranked 1# for its analysis on the NZ economy. Join us to hear Cameron Bagrie’s views on the economy, the outlook for the next six months and smart things SME’s should focus on. Watch the webinar here.
MPs David Seymour & Hon. Paul Goldsmith from Epidemic Response Committee
The NBA hostded an exclusive webinar with Epidemic Response Committee member MPs – David Seymour and Hon. Paul Goldsmith. David and Paul provided commentary on the current state of affairs, answered questions and listened to feedback. Click here to watch the webinar.
Support from the Government SMBs
Topics covered: 1. Mortgage Holiday Scheme [06:32] 2. Employer Wage Subsidy Scheme [11:25] 3. Business Finance Guarantee Scheme [17:40] 4. RBPN Grants for Advisory Services [26:36] 5. IRD Debt Relief [30:30] 6. Tax Loss Carry Back Scheme [34:52] 7. Landlords and Leases [37:40] 8. Insolvency Relief for Companies [39:34] 9. Your Next Steps [41:14] 10. How We Can Help You [43:24] 11. Questions [44:59]
If you have further questions and would like to contact Niran directly, please email Niran@betterco.nz
Google for Retail and Hospitality
Amanda is Google NZ’s SMB Partnerships and has been with them for 9 years. Amanda shared the changes happening for retail and hospitality businesses with Google and what this means for your business. Taking you through the tools and resources available with ‘Google for Small Business’, how you can maximise your reach with google and making yourself more visible online during these uncertain times.
Retail: View the webinar here.
Hospitality: View the webinar here.
What your Brand should be doing with Social Media
Wendy Thompson, an experienced global marketer and entrepreneur founded Socialites in 2010, a specialist social media marketing company that works with top New Zealand and global brands around the world. Wendy talked about what your brand should be doing in social media during the pandemic and how to get ready for the new world post-lockdown. Click here to watch the webinar. If you would like to get in touch with Wendy directly, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Cameron Bagrie and the Economic Recovery Post Covid-19 Webinar
Cameron Bagrie is the Managing Director of Bagrie Economics, a boutique research firm. Prior to that he was Chief Economist at ANZ for more than a decade. This webinar is a future-looking session post Covid-19 with a focus on the economic recovery as we contemplate what the world may look like. Click here to watch the Webinar.
If you would like further information please refer to www.bagrieeconomics.co.nz
Financial Resilience During Uncertain Times with Niran Iswar
Niran is one of the co-founders and directors of Better Co, accountants with a focus on purpose, people and profit to drive New Zealand business. In this webinar, Niran discusses: How to manage your cash flow in unpredictable times, forecasting effectively to prepare for the future, understanding the importance of working capital and funding options, effect of stock management on profit and cashflow. Listen to the webinar here.
If you would like to contact Niran directly, please email Niran@betterco.nz
Commercial Leases Webinar with Nick Hodson
Nick Hodson, Director at Newmarket commercial and property lawyers, Powle & Hodson discusses the impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on commercial leases for both landlords and tenants including the “no access in emergency” clause in the ADLS deed of lease, how landlords and tenants are dealing with each other, and the possibility of government intervention to provide relief. Watch online here.
Newmarket Business Association Webinar: Managing the effects of Covid-19
The Newmarket Business Association hosted a webinar run by Robbie Bryant, Senior Associate, at Newmarket employment law specialist’s, SBM Legal. Robbie discussed: the support provided by the Government in response to COVID-19; alternative working arrangements; and restructuring. Click here to listen to the webinar.
Exclusive deals for Newmarket Business Association members. To redeem, simply show proof of working in Newmarket (business card, email).
Receive $199 off sign-up costs + weekly rates from as low as $39.95 by presenting the voucher linked here.
From 6pm Sunday-Wednesday enjoy Archie’s FULLY LOADED pass for just $25pp, which includes 90 minutes of games.
Sign up to a business plan with BetterCo and receive free annual accounting and tax returns in your first year.
Receive a free coffee (any size, nut milk additional cost) with any smoothie bowl purchase.
Enjoy 15% off a massage treatment of your choice.
Receive 10% off the entire bill at Burger Burger Newmarket when dining in.
$13.95 lunch specials and between 4pm-6pm enjoy $20 Jugs and $6 happy hour wines.
Grab any toast and jar of Peanut Butter for just $12.
20% off all Karen Walker stock, in store only.
Receive a Style Cut service for $27 (usually $32) Monday – Friday, no appointment necessary.
Order from the full menu online for pickup or dine in and enjoy 15% off your first order using the code: ORDERONLINE.
Try Les Mills for free with a 7 day pass.
Book in for a Healite LED Therapy treatment, and receive the second free.
Receive 10% off when shopping at Modes.
Buy one breakfast, and receive the second half price at The Coffee Club Westfield Newmarket.
30% off all Skin and Laser Treatments. Excludes: Cosmelan, Skin Packages and Products.
Become a Scarpa VIP to receive $50 off every $1000 spent, and enjoy styling in store with sparkling water, chocolate and French champagne on offer.
$25 off any pair of shoes purchased and 10% off any accessories.
Book in for a headshot at Studio 81, and have your booking fee waived.
Receive a free 45-minute immersive boxing class from Studio Box. To redeem, go into Studio Box (Crowhurst Street) and show proof of NBA membership.
Receive a free initial check up.