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Crisis leadership through the uncertainty of COVID-19
Crisis leadership through the uncertainty of COVID-19
Marketing with sensitivity during COVID-19
Marketing with sensitivity during COVID-19
Report: global startup landscape hit hard by COVID-19
Report: global startup landscape hit hard by COVID-19
How advisors can help retailers go multichannel and survive COVID-19
How advisors can help retailers go multichannel and survive COVID-19
What support is available for freelancers and sole traders during COVID-19?
What support is available for freelancers and sole traders during COVID-19?
Support package for Kiwi businesses announced
Support package for Kiwi businesses announced
Cash flow management during COVID-19
Cash flow management during COVID-19
10 tips to protect your business from COVID-19
10 tips to protect your business from COVID-19
Key things to consider before closing a business
Key things to consider before closing a business
Updates to the modified wage subsidy scheme
Updates to the modified wage subsidy scheme
How to generate B2B leads after the lockdown
How to generate B2B leads after the lockdown
Government support for businesses
Government support for businesses
How advisors can help retailers go multichannel and survive COVID-19
How advisors can help retailers go multichannel and survive COVID-19
6 things business clients must focus on in a crisis
6 things business clients must focus on in a crisis
Government support for businesses
Government support for businesses
Update to wage subsidy scheme during lockdown
Update to wage subsidy scheme during lockdown
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MYOB business preparedness guide

This guide offers support in a range of areas from managing cashflow to business continuity and preparing for the eventual upswing. There is a focus on fundamental issues, including establishing secure and successful work from home operations, managing staff and dealing with leave.

 

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MYOB business preparedness guide 2

Helping businesses navigate the ‘new normal’ of continuing COVID-19 restrictions is the goal of the latest MYOB Business Preparedness Guide 2.

The guide looks at a wide range of issues local businesses are currently facing, from product strategy and customer retention, to organisational change and health and wellbeing.

 

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MYOB business preparedness guide 3

In the third edition in our Business Preparedness Guide series, we take a look at what it means to be in business in our new normal, we examine some of the ways businesses are looking to transform the way they work, and the myriad opportunities ahead to thrive in the future.

 

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COVID-19 Advice Forum
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FAQs

Looking After Your People

How am I meant to process the minimum wage increase from 1 April 2020? Toggle Section

The minimum wage increase is occurring while New Zealand is at COVID-19 Alert Level 4 and businesses may have challenges updating their payroll systems, or are facing financial difficulties and are using the Government’s Wage Subsidy Scheme. Guidance for employers and employees to understand their rights and responsibilities regarding the minimum wage is available here

 

What are my employees sick leave entitlements during COVID-19? Toggle Section

MBIE have prepared guidance for employers on employee leave entitlements here

How to I process the wage subsidies in my payroll software? Toggle Section

Read more on the Government's modified wage subsidy scheme here.

How do I change the terms of my employee’s working arrangements? Toggle Section

Any changes to an employee’s employment agreement must be my mutual agreement and in writing. Here’s what else you need to know. 

Managing Your Business

I'm concerned about data security when working from home during COVID-19. What do I need to think about? Toggle Section

There are certainly some risks to small business that could be felt more acutely. So rethink your cybersecurity protocols, read more here.

How should I manage my cash flow to keep my business afloat during COVID-19? Toggle Section

We understand there's nothing more important right now than maximising your cashflow. Here are our best practice tips.

What assistance is available from the banks regarding COVID-19? Toggle Section

The Reserve Bank has loosened capital requirements and delayed some regulatory changes to help banks roll out the Government mortgage payment deferrals and business finance guarantee scheme. Find out more

Where can I find a quick summary of what I need to do as a business owner to manage COVID-19? Toggle Section

We've put together a simple small business checklist to help you focus on the important stuff. Read more here.

Where can I learn about managing my business through the COVID-19 downturn? Toggle Section

We've tapped in to a panel of experts to give you some insight into how to manage your business through a downturn. Read more here.

Understanding Stimulus Announcements

What's the latest information on the COVID-19 wage subsidy stimulus package? Toggle Section

The government has launched a $12 billion wage subsidy scheme to protect jobs, and keep workers and businesses connected during the lockdown. Read about it here.

What COVID-10 stimulus funding is available for start-ups? Toggle Section

New businesses (eg. that are less than a year old) and high growth firms (eg. firms that have had significant increase in revenue) are also eligible for government support if you can demonstrate the revenue loss assessment against a similar time period, attributable to COVID-19, in March 2020 compared to January 2020. Read more. 

Health and Wellbeing

What mental health resources are available for business owners during COVID-19? Toggle Section

If over the following days and weeks you feel you are not coping, it’s important to seek help and professional support. Your family doctor is a good starting point.

For support with grief, anxiety, distress or mental wellbeing, you can also call or text the 'Need to talk?' service on 1737. This service is free, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and gives you the chance to talk it through with a trained counsellor. Read more

 

How can I manage my wellbeing while working from home during COVID-19? Toggle Section

For some, working from home is second nature. For newcomers, it can require significant adjustment. Read more here.

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