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Minimum Wage in New Zealand 2024

The government has announced that the minimum wage will increase to $23.15 from the 1st April 2024. Minimum Wage Increase 2024 A moderate 2% increase to the minimum wage is hoped to strike a delicate balance between support for the lowest paid workers and not

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Budget 2023: A Backwards Budget

Budget 2023 could have been a return to ‘business-as-usual’ for the government. A post-covid downsizing to refocus from crisis management to the core business of government. It wasn’t. Instead, it baked-in big government, failed to plan for the future and committed the country to years

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Budget 2023: Insights for New Zealand Business

On the 18th May 2023, Finance Minister Grant Roberston released the 2023 Budget for the New Zealand Government. To help cut through the noise and see what benefits, if any, the budget holds in store for small business, the team at MBP have reviewed the

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3 in 3 at 3: Friday 2 December 2022

3 in 3 at 3 is the quick summary of the three key things you need to know in three minutes or less, at 3 o’clock on a Friday. This week: An introduction to 3 in 3 at 3. Fair Pay Agreements getting closer. Holiday

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How to Grow Your Network Without Networking Events

Networking can be a key way to keep your business growing. Regardless of your industry or business size, it is hard to ignore the benefits of forming professional networks for potential partnerships, expanding your client base, and scaling up. However, while we are all constantly

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How Your Business can Thrive Even in a Recession

The pains caused by a recession can be excruciating, which is why most of us dread the thought of it. A recession can mean massive layoffs, jobs becoming harder to find, and wages frozen, which means consumers hunker down and spend less– often worsening the

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A Guide to Business Recovery in the Pandemic World

Business recovery is increasingly top of mind. As you well know, the COVID-19 pandemic is not just a public health issue, it’s also caused lockdowns and resulting financial worries on a global scale. Small businesses are not strangers to the impacts of the pandemic. In

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Pandemic Preparedness Tips for Your Business

The COVID-19 pandemic caught most of us off guard. Who would’ve thought that the world would spend years battling a virus? Its important to take this all as a learning opportunity and get set with pandemic preparedness for any future disruptions, lockdowns or issues. This