Dec 16

5 positive takeaways from 2020

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For most of us 2020 was a year we will be happy to put behind us.  COVID-19 left no-one untouched – education to professional sport, healthcare and the economy. But, with some Kiwi ingenuity and teamwork, out of adversity came some positivity. Here are 5 positives for businesses in 2020 that we can…

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Nov 23

Regional Business Partner Network: ongoing support available

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As some of you may know, McClean & Co is an approved provider for the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP). This support programme includes an existing Growth Advisor service, aka Management Capability Development Fund, that delivers partly funded support. In addition, the network provide a fully funded COVID-19 Support Programme which reflects the…

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Sep 29

Clients: get Hubdoc set up for free

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Hubdoc is a virtual filing cabinet! It streamlines data collection, record keeping and processing. Auto-fetch bills from large providers, forward invoices via email, scan or upload invoices and receipts which are all stored in Hubdoc, creating one digitized record keeping system. Even better is the fact that Hubdoc is now included for free with all…

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Jul 22

Employment NZ updates: supporting employees through COVID challenges

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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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Jun 23

Running your trade business on the go: Xero can help

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Things have been up and down for trade businesses recently, from feverishly busy, to the slow pace of the lockdown and out the other side into fluctuating levels of work. We appreciate tradespeople have a lot to keep track of, and not much free time to do it. Xero’s online construction accounting software can help…

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Jun 11

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

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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

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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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Apr 28

Regional Business Partner Network: COVID-19 support programme

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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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Apr 16

Important COVID-19 information links for businesses

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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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