winery worker with shovel
Sep 9

Queenstown businesses: free employment webinar

Posted by Marketing

You may have many employer related questions during these unprecedented COVID-19 conditions. While we are great at accounting, we are not employment law specialists, so these questions are sometimes are outside our realm of expertise. We have been kindly offered a free online webinar to our clients from Employsure who are employment and health and…

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Jul 22

Employment NZ updates: supporting employees through COVID challenges

Posted by Marketing

With COVID-related changes causing unpredictable spikes and troughs in demand in many industries, employers are dealing with more staffing challenges than ever. Scaling back business, staff, and operations are all commonplace actions in our current business climate, and the impact on both employers and employees can prove difficult. However, the way employers navigate…

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fly fishing in river in Arrowtown
Jun 11

Covid-19: What next for your Queenstown tourism business?

Posted by Marketing

Queenstown’s tourism industry has changed recently due to the impact of Covid-19 and it’s no secret that businesses involved will need to adapt to make the most of the coming months. The Government announced $400m in the Budget for Tourism of which $20.2m is a funding package to support key attractions through the…

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May 14

Further support for businesses: wage subsidy extension, tax loss carry-back and more

Posted by Marketing

As the country moves into Alert Level 2 and many businesses slowly reopen, a new round of government support measures has been introduced. These initiatives are designed to give further help to businesses affected by COVID-19 and include an extension of the wage subsidy, a small business loan scheme and a tax loss…

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businesswoman working from home
Apr 28

Regional Business Partner Network: COVID-19 support programme

Posted by Marketing

McClean & Co is proud to have been approved as a provider for the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) COVID-19 support programme. This programme, an extension of their existing Growth Advisor service, is being used to deliver government-paid assistance to small businesses, and will be the recipient of much of the additional government funding…

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Apr 16

Fully funded support for business continuity planning

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Update 28 April: McClean & Co is now an approved provider for the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) COVID-19 support programme. More details here. The Regional Business Partner Network has been given funds to support businesses through COVID-19. The focus will be on full funding of businesses to access one-on-one support with professionals…

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man using hand sanitiser at work
Apr 16

Preparing your business for Alert Level 3

Posted by Marketing

On 16 April, the government announced that many, but not all businesses can start to open under Alert Level 3. Alert Level 3, the date for which has not yet been announced, will see many significant restrictions on New Zealanders’ movements retained, but will permit aspects of the economy to reopen in a…

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Apr 16

Important COVID-19 information links for businesses

Posted by Marketing

We’ve collected some of the most important information for businesses regarding COVID-19 here. Feel free to bookmark this page as we will add information here as it comes to hand. August updates 20 August: We’ve gathered a few new updates regarding last week’s move to Alert Level Two. Plus recent developments in government…

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