Helping businesses succeed

Tools and expert advice from government and industry, designed to help Kiwi businesses save time and succeed

Creating an employment agreement

Creating an employment agreement

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.

Tools and resources

Tools and resources

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.

Introduction to holidays and leave

Introduction to holidays and leave

There are different rules for different types of leave. Learn about your responsibilities as an employer so that you have happier, more productive employees.

Start-up business plan template

Start-up business plan template

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.

Fog cannon subsidy for retailers

Fog cannon subsidy for retailers

If you run a small retail business you may be eligible for a $4,000 subsidy to get a fog cannon installed.