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Strong support for climate change action among SMEs but many are confused about how to progress, says MYOB survey
19th Jan 22, 11:07am
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Strong support for climate change action among SMEs but many are confused about how to progress, says MYOB survey
Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the Government is looking at ways access to finance can be improved for SMEs
16th Dec 21, 4:07pm
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Finance Minister Grant Robertson says the Government is looking at ways access to finance can be improved for SMEs
Reduced capital requirements for SME lending, Australasian banks lead way in housing exposure, Aussie bank shareholders can breathe easy, and as safe as houses?
2nd Dec 21, 10:42am
Reduced capital requirements for SME lending, Australasian banks lead way in housing exposure, Aussie bank shareholders can breathe easy, and as safe as houses?
Majority of Covid-seasoned small businesses on the road to recovery, monthly Xero Small Business Index shows
24th Nov 21, 5:08pm
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Majority of Covid-seasoned small businesses on the road to recovery, monthly Xero Small Business Index shows
Gareth Vaughan mulls whether our banks' strong profits in a time of Covid-19 induced upheaval warrant a one-off Covid tax
14th Nov 21, 6:00am
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Gareth Vaughan mulls whether our banks' strong profits in a time of Covid-19 induced upheaval warrant a one-off Covid tax
Credit bureau Centrix reports rising levels of business debt stress in Auckland and Northland
2nd Nov 21, 6:12pm
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Credit bureau Centrix reports rising levels of business debt stress in Auckland and Northland
Monthly Xero Small Business Index data series reveals the depth of Auckland's lockdown struggles
27th Oct 21, 4:46pm
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Monthly Xero Small Business Index data series reveals the depth of Auckland's lockdown struggles
SME borrowing through the Inland Revenue run Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme reaches $1.85 billion from more than 114,000 borrowers
25th Oct 21, 8:55am
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SME borrowing through the Inland Revenue run Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme reaches $1.85 billion from more than 114,000 borrowers
Small businesses appear to have survived Level 4 lockdown in reasonable shape overall, albeit some are being hit worse than others
29th Sep 21, 5:14pm
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Small businesses appear to have survived Level 4 lockdown in reasonable shape overall, albeit some are being hit worse than others
Small businesses could report banks to dispute resolution schemes and consumers take merchants to the Commerce Commission under the Government's proposals to regulate merchant service fees
11th Sep 21, 9:31am
Small businesses could report banks to dispute resolution schemes and consumers take merchants to the Commerce Commission under the Government's proposals to regulate merchant service fees
Government details more of its retail payments regulation plans including formal designation under law for Visa & Mastercard's networks, and regulating surcharging
10th Sep 21, 8:15am
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Government details more of its retail payments regulation plans including formal designation under law for Visa & Mastercard's networks, and regulating surcharging
ASB and Westpac to waive debit card contactless merchant fees for SMEs until the end of October
3rd Sep 21, 10:00am
ASB and Westpac to waive debit card contactless merchant fees for SMEs until the end of October
BNZ the first major bank to waive contactless debit transaction fees for SMEs since NZ returned to lockdown
2nd Sep 21, 2:47pm
BNZ the first major bank to waive contactless debit transaction fees for SMEs since NZ returned to lockdown
Kiwibank boss Steve Jurkovich says little noticeable impact on customers so far since move into Covid-19 level 4 lockdown
26th Aug 21, 1:11pm
Kiwibank boss Steve Jurkovich says little noticeable impact on customers so far since move into Covid-19 level 4 lockdown
The Auckland-based non-bank deposit taker FE Investments, which went under last year owing investors $55 mln, may face action from the liquidators
23rd Aug 21, 9:54am
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The Auckland-based non-bank deposit taker FE Investments, which went under last year owing investors $55 mln, may face action from the liquidators
Sustained strong sales and jobs growth is pointing to ongoing momentum for small Kiwi businesses, according to business platform Xero
29th Jul 21, 5:00am
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Sustained strong sales and jobs growth is pointing to ongoing momentum for small Kiwi businesses, according to business platform Xero
BNZ overtakes ANZ to become New Zealand's biggest lender to businesses in a market going backwards
24th Jun 21, 4:31pm
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BNZ overtakes ANZ to become New Zealand's biggest lender to businesses in a market going backwards
Terry Baucher finds no headline tax surprises in the Budget, but plenty of other bones to pick over
20th May 21, 2:12pm
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Terry Baucher finds no headline tax surprises in the Budget, but plenty of other bones to pick over
Gareth Vaughan looks at what merchant service fee regulation may mean for loyalty & rewards schemes, surcharging, and buy now pay later service providers, and why
16th May 21, 6:01am
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Gareth Vaughan looks at what merchant service fee regulation may mean for loyalty & rewards schemes, surcharging, and buy now pay later service providers, and why
Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
12th May 21, 9:05am
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Government to empower Commerce Commission to regulate fees charged by banks and card companies that are paid by retailers and other small businesses
In the Week in Tax Terry Baucher looks at unexpected tax bills for returning New Zealanders, time to simplify fringe benefits tax and a potential breakthrough on international tax
12th Apr 21, 10:00am
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In the Week in Tax Terry Baucher looks at unexpected tax bills for returning New Zealanders, time to simplify fringe benefits tax and a potential breakthrough on international tax
Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
6th Feb 21, 2:12pm
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Economist Rodney Dickens sees sharply rising interest rates as vaccines allow a good recovery, but that will only accentuate problems arising from the massive rescue debt, likely triggering another more severe downturn
Businesses' interest in taking out govt-backed bank loans rises, as confidence improves and the scheme's eligibility criteria are broadened
19th Jan 21, 10:20am
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Businesses' interest in taking out govt-backed bank loans rises, as confidence improves and the scheme's eligibility criteria are broadened
Govt broadens the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme and extends the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme as businesses worry about accessing credit
19th Dec 20, 11:41am
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Govt broadens the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme and extends the Business Finance Guarantee Scheme as businesses worry about accessing credit
Cabinet agrees to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years; Will consider making larger loans available
9th Nov 20, 5:22pm
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Cabinet agrees to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years; Will consider making larger loans available