SMEs

23rd Oct 20, 8:55am
Benje Patterson shows that even though the number of business failures has risen sharply, new businesses have sprouted fast too, moving into the changed economic landscape
Benje Patterson shows that even though the number of business failures has risen sharply, new businesses have sprouted fast too, moving into the changed economic landscape
23rd Oct 20, 8:55am
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
Labour Party candidate Vanushi Walters says it's crucial to protect peoples’ incomes and services as we recover and rebuild from the COVID-19 pandemic
17th Sep 20, 10:05am
9th Sep 20, 4:08pm
Labour pledges 'regulation of the price' as it eyes introduction of merchant service fee regulation in New Zealand, should it be returned to government in the October 17 election
Labour pledges 'regulation of the price' as it eyes introduction of merchant service fee regulation in New Zealand, should it be returned to government in the October 17 election
9th Sep 20, 4:08pm
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
Labour promises to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years, extend the interest-free period on loans to two years, and explore more permanent ways the govt can provide SMEs with finance
Labour promises to extend Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme by three years, extend the interest-free period on loans to two years, and explore more permanent ways the govt can provide SMEs with finance
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
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8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
Labour Party unveils commitment to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks for accepting debit and credit cards through regulation of merchant service fees
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Labour Party unveils commitment to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks for accepting debit and credit cards through regulation of merchant service fees
8th Sep 20, 12:00pm
8th Sep 20, 10:18am
Labour Party reportedly set to unveil policy to regulate retail payment fees on Tuesday in move designed to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks
Labour Party reportedly set to unveil policy to regulate retail payment fees on Tuesday in move designed to reduce fees small businesses pay their banks
8th Sep 20, 10:18am
31st Aug 20, 5:00am
Monthly Xero Small Business Insights data series showed promising signs for revenue and employment overall in July, before Auckland's August Level 3 lockdown
Monthly Xero Small Business Insights data series showed promising signs for revenue and employment overall in July, before Auckland's August Level 3 lockdown
31st Aug 20, 5:00am
28th Aug 20, 3:36pm
National Party's Paul Goldsmith says GST cash refund for businesses able to show their revenue dropped more than 50% across 2 successive months due to original lockdown no longer appropriate
National Party's Paul Goldsmith says GST cash refund for businesses able to show their revenue dropped more than 50% across 2 successive months due to original lockdown no longer appropriate
28th Aug 20, 3:36pm
27th Aug 20, 2:46pm
National outlines tax changes aimed at reducing business compliance costs and encouraging capital investment
National outlines tax changes aimed at reducing business compliance costs and encouraging capital investment
27th Aug 20, 2:46pm
12th Aug 20, 8:55am
Gareth Vaughan on time up for America, governments touted as tourism's saviour, probe into oil price crash, weak bank earnings & environmental lessons COVID-19 could teach humanity
Gareth Vaughan on time up for America, governments touted as tourism's saviour, probe into oil price crash, weak bank earnings & environmental lessons COVID-19 could teach humanity
12th Aug 20, 8:55am
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
Labour Party election candidate Vanushi Walters argues the most important way to protect our economy remains protecting the health of our people from the threat of COVID-19
8th Aug 20, 9:31am
7th Aug 20, 10:00am
Gareth Vaughan on bloated bank balance sheets, a second Keynesian revolution, business owners afraid to ask for help, American mask hysteria redux & Ghosn's escape
Gareth Vaughan on bloated bank balance sheets, a second Keynesian revolution, business owners afraid to ask for help, American mask hysteria redux & Ghosn's escape
7th Aug 20, 10:00am
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
Retail NZ and banks trumpet cuts in Visa & Mastercard interchange fees and merchants' contactless debit fees, but Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister Kris Faafoi wants more competition
6th Aug 20, 9:34am
1st Aug 20, 11:29am
Paymark increasing monthly Eftpos terminal fees by 28.6% from September to enable it to offer retailers 'the fastest, most secure mechanism for transferring funds'
Paymark increasing monthly Eftpos terminal fees by 28.6% from September to enable it to offer retailers 'the fastest, most secure mechanism for transferring funds'
1st Aug 20, 11:29am
30th Jul 20, 5:00am
Xero small business data shows NZ businesses faring better than their Australian and UK counterparts, but urges continued local support
Xero small business data shows NZ businesses faring better than their Australian and UK counterparts, but urges continued local support
30th Jul 20, 5:00am
20th Jul 20, 1:46pm
New SME lending service drastically reduces the time it takes for businesses to receive loan decisions, Kiwibank says
New SME lending service drastically reduces the time it takes for businesses to receive loan decisions, Kiwibank says
20th Jul 20, 1:46pm
5th Jul 20, 1:37pm
Small businesses have another six months to apply for an interest free, government-backed loan as the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme is extended 
Small businesses have another six months to apply for an interest free, government-backed loan as the Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme is extended 
5th Jul 20, 1:37pm
29th Jun 20, 5:23pm
Treasury estimated $6.5 billion could be lent via the IRD administered Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme, costing the Crown $3.25 billion
Treasury estimated $6.5 billion could be lent via the IRD administered Small Business Cashflow Loan Scheme, costing the Crown $3.25 billion
29th Jun 20, 5:23pm
27th Jun 20, 9:31am
Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
Credit unions and building societies are battling away, serving regional New Zealand during these tough times. Could the Provincial Growth Fund, or the RBNZ, help them shore their positions up and even grow?
27th Jun 20, 9:31am
26th Jun 20, 11:51am
Big banks starting to unwind COVID-19 inspired free contactless debit transactions for small business customers
Big banks starting to unwind COVID-19 inspired free contactless debit transactions for small business customers
26th Jun 20, 11:51am
16th Jun 20, 9:52am
Brian Fallow casts an eye over policies targeting SMEs that are emerging as a key electoral battle ground
Brian Fallow casts an eye over policies targeting SMEs that are emerging as a key electoral battle ground
16th Jun 20, 9:52am
15th Jun 20, 9:57am
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at the how the Covid-19 crisis has brought the challenge of securing loans to a head for small and medium sized businesses
Gareth Vaughan takes a look at the how the Covid-19 crisis has brought the challenge of securing loans to a head for small and medium sized businesses
15th Jun 20, 9:57am
14th Jun 20, 6:02am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says 'flight to safety' has led to a glut of deposits & 'some people are finding it difficult' with low rates. Advises no 'hard stop' on mortgage deferrals
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich says 'flight to safety' has led to a glut of deposits & 'some people are finding it difficult' with low rates. Advises no 'hard stop' on mortgage deferrals
14th Jun 20, 6:02am
13th Jun 20, 9:51am
Minister for Small Business Stuart Nash says he has held a preliminary discussion with Finance Minister Grant Robertson about making Covid-19 emergency SME loan scheme permanent, but there'd be a lot of work ahead if this was to happen
Minister for Small Business Stuart Nash says he has held a preliminary discussion with Finance Minister Grant Robertson about making Covid-19 emergency SME loan scheme permanent, but there'd be a lot of work ahead if this was to happen
13th Jun 20, 9:51am
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11th Jun 20, 11:10am
Kiwibank throws a cat among the pigeons with cuts to its floating mortgage rate and other variable borrowing rates in move that could benefit small businesses
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Kiwibank throws a cat among the pigeons with cuts to its floating mortgage rate and other variable borrowing rates in move that could benefit small businesses
11th Jun 20, 11:10am

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