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Roadshow of government support for businesses

A series of government events, hosted by Small Business Minister Craig Foss, to be held around New Zealand, is giving business owners and managers the chance to talk directly to the agencies they deal with on a day-to-day basis.

21 regional events — Taking Care of Business: Government Supporting Your Business.

June to November 2016, starting in Timaru and ending in Christchurch. Check out the website for the event schedule and to register (external link) .

Experts from different agencies will be on hand to answer the difficult questions at the events, which will cover:

Government support for businesses — and how to find it.

Online services including:

Regional Business Partners — specialist advisors in your area who can help with:

  • business advice
  • management training
  • research and development funding.

Law changes — including recent changes to:

  • health and safety
  • tax
  • ACC
  • minimum employment standards.

More information

If you can’t make your local event or need further help, visit business.govt.nz, the government’s website for small businesses. It’s packed with a wide range of tools and information to help you run your business.

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