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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
Government considers further ways to support businesses through debt and equity; Ardern details her pre-Christmas priorities including the doubling of sick leave entitlements
5th Nov 20, 12:54pm
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Government considers further ways to support businesses through debt and equity; Ardern details her pre-Christmas priorities including the doubling of sick leave entitlements
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich calls for government grants for small businesses to help with economic recovery from COVID-19 crisis
29th Oct 20, 9:31am
Kiwibank CEO Steve Jurkovich calls for government grants for small businesses to help with economic recovery from COVID-19 crisis
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
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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
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
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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 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
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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 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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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 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
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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
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
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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
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
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Monthly Xero Small Business Insights data series showed promising signs for revenue and employment overall in July, before Auckland's August Level 3 lockdown