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Ten NZ banks to start offering 365-day a year payments in 2023 but real-time payments still some way down the road
15th Jun 22, 9:00am
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Ten NZ banks to start offering 365-day a year payments in 2023 but real-time payments still some way down the road
Anthony Healy, the ex-BNZ CEO who heads up Australia's Business Growth Fund, sees plenty of upside potential for NZ banks getting on board an equivalent NZ fund
26th May 22, 5:00am
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Anthony Healy, the ex-BNZ CEO who heads up Australia's Business Growth Fund, sees plenty of upside potential for NZ banks getting on board an equivalent NZ fund
Banks should be looking at providing four-fifths of the funding for the SME Business Growth Fund proposed in the Budget, says a leading SME advocate
24th May 22, 4:06pm
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Banks should be looking at providing four-fifths of the funding for the SME Business Growth Fund proposed in the Budget, says a leading SME advocate
Budget unveils proposal for Business Growth Fund to support SMEs with the assistance of bank investment
20th May 22, 7:50am
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Budget unveils proposal for Business Growth Fund to support SMEs with the assistance of bank investment
Te wiki o te tāke Budget Special – no big tax surprise but Inland Revenue gets some extra funding
19th May 22, 2:22pm
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Te wiki o te tāke Budget Special – no big tax surprise but Inland Revenue gets some extra funding
Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
13th May 22, 9:59am
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Government regulation of merchant service fees to lower the fees charged when credit and debit transactions are made
Early signs New Zealand banks are at risk of losing SME customers to non-traditional competitors, FICO says
29th Apr 22, 11:09am
Early signs New Zealand banks are at risk of losing SME customers to non-traditional competitors, FICO says
Xero warns rising wages are a pressure point for small businesses that will ultimately drive up the cost of operations and could contribute to inflation if not matched by increased productivity
31st Mar 22, 5:00am
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Xero warns rising wages are a pressure point for small businesses that will ultimately drive up the cost of operations and could contribute to inflation if not matched by increased productivity
Small business performance only slightly below average, but Omicron trouble overseas outlines the challenges local businesses will need to brace for, says Xero Small Business Index
24th Feb 22, 7:09am
by Toby Allen
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Small business performance only slightly below average, but Omicron trouble overseas outlines the challenges local businesses will need to brace for, says Xero Small Business Index
Strong support for climate change action among SMEs but many are confused about how to progress, says MYOB survey
19th Jan 22, 11:07am
by Toby Allen
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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
by Toby Allen
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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
by Toby Allen
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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