Tools and expert advice from government and industry, designed to help Kiwi businesses save time and succeed
Use ONECheck to see if your business name, web domain, trade mark and social media usernames are available – it only takes one search.
Whether you’re a sole trader, contracting, in a partnership or own a company, you can claim business expenses to reduce your tax bill.
If you’re new to being in business or self-employed, read our tips about what’s involved, from testing your idea to registering a trade mark.
See our regular updates for small businesses from across government about new services, law changes and more.
Extreme weather events could affect your business this summer, so make sure you’re prepared. Here's where you can find information and advice.
If you run a small retail business you may be eligible for a $4,000 subsidy to get a fog cannon installed.
Learn how to focus on what matters most to you and your business and improve your mental and physical wellbeing.
Learn how to improve your construction business by understanding how pricing works, and the best way to quote for jobs. We’ve got short videos and resources to help you.
There are different rules for different types of leave. Learn about your responsibilities as an employer so that you have happier, more productive employees.
Explore our range of tools and resources to help you, including setting up in business, growing your business, doing business online, business performance, tax and accounting, and much more.
Use our DIY tool to create a tailored employment for your staff. Having a written employment agreement is a legal requirement, and it's a great foundation for an employment relationship.
Don't let the name fool you. This template is useful any time you need a full and thorough business plan.
Customise it to suit — this could mean adding in extra sections, or cutting out ones that you don't need.
If you’re starting out as a sole trader, we’ve got a checklist to help guide you through the steps, such as registering with government agencies, understanding tax, and what paperwork you’ll need to do.