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The ABC of Support for Manawatu Businesses

The ABC of Support for Manawatu Businesses

We’ve got this Manawatu. There is support and assistance available to your businesses, which we have detailed in our links below. 

We also have skilled contractors and temporary staff ready to assist with everything from ensuring your business can operate from home, to providing advice on health and safety to prepare for when your team return to the workplace.

If you need some specialist staff, get in touch for a confidential chat.

A – All the latest Government information and updates can be found here: https://covid19.govt.nz/

B – The Government’s business website has further information to assist your workplace operations: https://www.business.govt.nz/covid-19/operating-at-alert-levels/

This includes links to all the financial support packages available here

The COVID-19 financial support tool can be a starting point to understanding what assistance is available for you: https://covid19.govt.nz/business-and-money/financial-support/financial-support/

C - CEDA have a team of Business Growth Advisors who can give you support and assistance to help navigate your business down the right path.

You can contact them via business.enquiry@ceda.nz 

CEDA also have business tools, resources and free webinars you can access here.

The free COVID-19 hotline can provide support on all of the above, plus employers can also get specific advice on people challenges, including staffing changes, employee wellness, and meeting your health and safety obligations.  Call 0800 500 362

Matt Smout

Matt Smout

Having extensive experience as an end to end recruiter, account manager, people leader and in business development – Matt has excellent knowledge of the 360-degree recruitment process and how to partner to understand your business and add real value.

Passionate about what he does Matt gets a real buzz from getting to know his client’s business and assisting their growth by providing tailored talent solutions.

Phone 06 280 2405 Mobile 027 607 2030 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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