All businesses can operate, provided they can meet the rules to operate safely. There are further restrictions for Auckland-based businesses.
For more information, check out the business.govt.nz page for Workplace operations at COVID-19 Alert Levels.
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Find out about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), how it may affect your business and how you can stay updated.
There’s a lot to think about when you’re starting a business, and it can seem overwhelming – but our tips, tools, visual guides and case studies can help.
Use ONECheck to see if your business name, web domain, trade mark and social media usernames are available — it only takes one search.
Don't let the name fool you. This template is useful any time you need a full and thorough business plan.
Customise it to suit — this could mean adding in extra sections, or cutting out ones that you don't need.
Get business information and support, including COVID-19 guidance, tailored to the needs of you and your business.
Tips, tools and visual guides to build and test your skills. These will help fine-tune your business — and make life easier and better for everyone.
Find out how to ID your assets, steer clear of risks, and use planning and stats to grow.
Your business might have more funding options available than you realise. We’ll help you explore the best options.
Tips and tools to help you hire staff with confidence and managing people day-to-day. Check the visual guides, quizzes and the free Employment Agreement Builder.
Find out who to hire and when, how to interview and the costs of taking people on.
Cash flow is an indicator of your business’s financial health. Forecasting your cash flow helps you have better conversations with your bank or advisor.