Running your business

Find a range of employment advice and tools for businesses to support staff.

Regional Business Partner Network (Running your business)

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Callaghan Innovation

The RBP network can support you in both business recovery and growth. Businesses can access resources and support in areas such as: HR, health and wellbeing, business continuity, cashflow and finance management, strategy and digital capability. As well as support for management training services to build capability.

About What it's about

Supporting businesses to recover and grow, with a range of resources such as expert advisory services.

Who Who it's for

Businesses who are GST registered, have a New Zealand Businesses Number and fewer than 50 full time equivalent employees.

Offers What it offers

A discussion with a RBP Growth Advisor to identify the support needed, connections to providers and if eligible, funding to access expert advisory services.

Cashflow forecasting tool

business.govt.nz

Cash flow is critical to every business, showing what's coming in and going out. Forecasting your cash flow helps you understand your business's financial health.

About What it's about

It is important to know what your business' cash flow looks like.

Who Who it's for

All business owners.

Offers What it offers

Describe your financial position and the changes you expect. We'll help you forecast your cash flow.

Guidance for payroll professionals (COVID-19)

Employment New Zealand

Information on employment law and answers to some of the common payroll questions.

About What it's about

Information for payroll professionals around what employment law looks like in the COVID-19 environment.

Who Who it's for

This information is for payroll professionals and businesses.

Offers What it offers

The information will help payroll professionals find answers to payroll questions that are presenting in the COVID-19 environment.

Employment Mediation Service

Employment New Zealand

Use Employment New Zealand’s free mediation service to resolve employment relationship problem in a confidential manner.

About What it's about

Employment New Zealand provides a free mediation service to help employers and employees resolve their employment relationship problems in a confidential manner.

Who Who it's for

Anyone involved in an employment problem, including migrants, students, people on temporary working visas, contractors and representatives.

Offers What it offers

Mediators can assist employers and employees to find their own solution to employment relationship problems.

Early Resolution

Employment New Zealand

The Early Resolution Service within the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) is a free phone-based service for employees and employers providing assistance to resolve a workplace issue early, quickly, and informally, before it becomes too serious or needs a more formal process.

About What it's about

Early Resolution assistance might involve: 

  • speaking with you and the other party to understand what has happened and what is important for each of you
  • making sure everyone is fully informed with relevant information
  • arranging a discussion to see if a resolution could be reached
  • helping to negotiate an agreed outcome
  • referring you to a more appropriate agency if that would help. 

Who Who it's for

Early Resolution is available and free to use for both employees and employers.

 

Offers What it offers

Early Resolution is a free phone-based service, and is available to both employers and employees. The online enquiry and booking process is easy to use. Any information provided will be treated as confidential.

Hiring graduates

business.govt.nz

Each year, a fresh batch of students finish their studies and start looking for work. Understand a graduate’s needs and what they’re looking for in an employer.

About What it's about

Harness the best of a graduate, by understanding their needs and what they’re looking for in an employer.

Who Who it's for

All employers.

Offers What it offers

Learn what today's graduates look for when choosing a new place of work.

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