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SMEs set to lead voter turnout in 2022 local elections

New Zealand’s small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) are primed to exercise their democratic rights over the coming weeks, with more than nine-in-10 surveyed saying they plan to vote in the upcoming local elections.

07 Sep 2022

Hiring struggles and rising inflation putting the squeeze on SMEs

Despite most businesses increasing wages over the past 12 months, new research reveals that around a third of SMEs are struggling to fill vacancies.

09 Aug 2022

MYOB’s ERP direct channel growth heats up with two new acquisitions

Endeavour Solutions Australia and Addax Business Solutions the latest ERP partners to join MYOB.

01 Aug 2022

Cost of living, salaries see record number of Kiwis eye move offshore

New data shows up to 200,000 New Zealanders could be heading offshore in the next 12 months in search of better salaries and lifestyle opportunities, including an improved cost of living.

08 Jul 2022

Take off: Overseas travel back on the priority list for almost half of New Zealanders

New Zealanders are eager to pack up and journey to foreign lands with nearly half (48%) of Kiwis planning a trip overseas within the next 12 months.

08 Jul 2022

MYOB powers up ERP offering with GT Business Solutions acquisition

MYOB powers up ERP offering with GT Business Solutions acquisition

04 Jul 2022

New data shows increase in SMEs experiencing stress and anxiety

The lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a surge in the number of local SME owners and operators experiencing stress and anxiety, according to new research from business management platform, MYOB.

28 Jun 2022

MYOB Digital Challenge calling on next generation of innovators

Registrations for trans-Tasman contest now open to tech savvy university students

22 Jun 2022

Digitised but disconnected: Half of NZ SMEs report multiple digital solutions are hindering, not helping

New Zealand’s small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are collectively investing half a billion dollars ($501m) each year on digital solutions to help improve business operations, however half of these businesses are finding some of these tools are in fact hindering them.

09 Jun 2022

Local business wins cash boost after netball game with Silver Ferns

Local Manawatū business, Sweat Sisters & Co. has proven that hard-work, passion and resilience is part of their business DNA, as they competed in a high-stakes netball game alongside some New Zealand Silver Ferns players to win a $5,000 boost for their small business.

27 May 2022

Budget 2022: New fund to fuel growth set to help ‘secure future’ for local SMEs

The New Zealand Government’s fourth Wellbeing Budget announced today – ‘a secure future’ sees Government investment focused on COVID-19 recovery and rebuild, as well as laying the foundations for the future by addressing key societal issues, under its operating allowance of $5.9billion.

19 May 2022

Top of mind and top of Budget: SMEs and consumers want living costs prioritised in Budget 2022

As the Government prepares to deliver Budget 2022, both local businesses and consumers believe the focus should be on relieving the impact of rising costs.

06 May 2022

Tough conditions see SMEs seeking new Govt leadership

Low economic confidence underpinned by revenue struggles, profitability declines, rising inflation, and the lingering impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, is prompting more local SME owners and decision makers to seek a change in the country’s leadership, according to new data from the 2022 MYOB Business Monitor.

13 Apr 2022

ERP high achievers join MYOB Enterprise channel

Aztech Solutions look to the future through MYOB acquisition

04 Apr 2022

SMEs not done with digitisation journey

MYOB’s 2022 Technology Snapshot revealed that over the past year, 45% of SMEs have looked into new technology which could help their business.

23 Mar 2022

MYOB aims to ‘Break the Bias’ in technology development with launch of DevelopHer programme

After five successful years in Australia, leading business management platform, MYOB, will launch its highly sought-after DevelopHer programme for the first time in New Zealand.

08 Mar 2022

Employment, expansion, and tech investment: mid-market business ambitions for 2022 revealed

Economic confidence, increased work in the pipeline and increased revenue from last year are all contributing to buoyant sentiment and fueling ambitions for further growth from New Zealand’s mid-market businesses, according to new research by business management platform, MYOB.

25 Feb 2022

Local SMEs already feeling the pinch from life at Red

Current COVID-19 framework setting providing little relief as Omicron-spread fears drive drop in customers and sales for small business.

11 Feb 2022

Taking care of busy-ness: productivity battles for SMEs in lead up to tax time

New Zealand’s small businesses are known for their hard work and all-in ethos, however, a new poll reveals that while SMEs are continuing to work harder, productivity continues to wane and many aren’t seizing opportunities to help ease the burden of growing workloads.

08 Feb 2022

MYOB keeps head in the cloud with acquisition of Nimbus

Leading business management platform MYOB today announced the acquisition of cloud document management software provider, Nimbus Portal Solutions – another significant investment in MYOB’s growing suite of SaaS Practice Solutions.

01 Feb 2022

Tall Emu joins MYOB fold with mission to support SMEs

Aussie CRM and business operations software acquired as part of ANZ growth plans.

01 Feb 2022

Education and support needed for climate-concerned SMEs

A new survey by business management platform, MYOB, has revealed a significant proportion of local SMEs are concerned about the impact of climate change.

19 Jan 2022