All businesses can operate, provided they can meet the rules to operate safely. Businesses are still required to display the official QR codes for the NZ COVID Tracer app at all alert levels.
For more information, check out the business.govt.nz page for Workplace operations at COVID-19 alert levels
Resources to help you and your business keep healthy and well, including:
As a small business owner or manager, it’s important to keep an eye on your stress levels. Learn to spot warning signs and pick up tips to improve your wellbeing.
Working alone can be isolating, and it can sometimes feel like your work is your life. It doesn’t need to be like that. Read on for tips to help you feel more connected.
Kiwis spend many hours of their day at work, so the workplace has a big impact on their mental wellbeing and affects productivity. Here’s how to look after yourself and your employees when it comes to mental health.
If you feel a bit overwhelmed, anxious or just want to talk, free services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
Helplines(external link) — Mental Health Foundation
Creating a mentally healthy work environment is good business. Find out what mental health is and how your business can benefit.
Stress at work is normal but needs to be identified, minimised and managed. Read on for tips to keep you and your employees healthy and well.
If you work alone or in a small team, it can be easy to neglect your own wellbeing. Here are some ways to keep you feeling well and connected.
All New Zealand businesses, including sole traders, can get support and advice on:
Employers can also get specific advice on people challenges, including staffing changes, employee wellness, and meeting your health and safety obligations.
Call the free COVID-19 Business Helpline:
North Island 0800 500 362
South Island 0800 505 096
A health and wellbeing policy is an excellent way to build a positive and healthy workplace. Use our tool to create one for your business.
Take simple actions to introduce wellbeing into your workplace, with these free resources from Xero.
Based on advice from New Zealand health and wellbeing experts, The Check In is a five-step series designed to be easy to implement, and doesn’t need to cost any money.
The Mental Health Foundation’s website has a range of tips and worksheets to reduce stress. Some help you spot the signs of stress, others help you identify what you need to stay well.
Minimising and managing workplace stress(external link) — Mental Health Foundation
Ways to wellbeing(external link) — Mental Health Foundation
Visit Wellplace for more articles, and resources to support mental health and wellbeing at work.
Also take a look at the tools on the Resilient Organisations website.
COVID-19 business resilience resources(external link) — Resilient Organisations
Check out Kiwi Business Boost. This business.govt.nz tool helps you find information and support tailored to your needs. Pick the health and wellbeing focus for advice on feeling isolated or overwhelmed.