Days to the General Election: 35
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SMEs

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
5th Jun 20, 1:34pm
Businesses now need to have suffered a smaller revenue decline to be eligible for the extended wage subsidy; Businesses have more time to apply for an interest free IRD loan
Businesses now need to have suffered a smaller revenue decline to be eligible for the extended wage subsidy; Businesses have more time to apply for an interest free IRD loan
5th Jun 20, 1:34pm
4th Jun 20, 10:02am
Gareth Vaughan on a need for more banks, living in a burning building, New Zealand stacking up well, the collision of science and politics, the Psychopath in Chief & a song for Dominic Cummings
Gareth Vaughan on a need for more banks, living in a burning building, New Zealand stacking up well, the collision of science and politics, the Psychopath in Chief & a song for Dominic Cummings
4th Jun 20, 10:02am
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29th May 20, 1:42pm
Gareth Vaughan on the Government Response Stringency Index, being in the right business when disaster strikes, Singapore's dark side, NZ made products & turning Japanese
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Gareth Vaughan on the Government Response Stringency Index, being in the right business when disaster strikes, Singapore's dark side, NZ made products & turning Japanese
29th May 20, 1:42pm
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29th May 20, 12:36pm
National's first economic policy under Muller's leadership: A $10k cash payment to businesses for every new full-time hire - payment capped at $100k
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National's first economic policy under Muller's leadership: A $10k cash payment to businesses for every new full-time hire - payment capped at $100k
29th May 20, 12:36pm

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Days to the General Election: 35
See Party Policies here. Party Lists here.