In this upPublishDate"you will find access to the most up-to-PublishDate business support information, as well as links to apply for the Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) and Wage Subsidy Payment."

Here is a list of important"links for businesses for COVID-19 information:"

The Government has also announced that mandatory recordkeeping is being introduced for busy places and events to ensure the Government can contact trace quickly."

This requirement will come into effect 7 days after the next Alert Level change. This will"provide businesses and other locations time to ensure they have record keeping systems and processes in place. More information can be found here.

Resurgence Support Payment (RSP)

The Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) is a payment to help support viable and ongoing businesses or organisations due to a COVID-19 Alert Level increase to Alert Level 2 or higher. If your business or organisation is facing a reduction in revenue"due to the Alert Level 4 increase on 17 August,"you may be eligible for the RSP. Applications"will open at 8am on 24 August.

For more information and to use the Resurgence Support Payment calculator, click here."

To check your eligibility for the Resurgence Support Payment, click here."

To apply for the Resurgence Support Payment, click here."

Wage Subsidy Payment

The Wage Subsidy August 2021 is a payment to support employers throughout New Zealand, so they can continue to pay employees and protect jobs for businesses affected by the move to Alert Level 4.

You can apply for a contribution towards the wages of your employees (or yourself, if you are self-employed) for a two week period. You can't apply for the same employee twice for the same period.

The application process is easy, simply check your eligibility and complete the application form that applies to your business"using the links that follow."

For more information, click here."

To check your eligibility for the Wage Subsidy Payment, click here."

To apply for the Wage Subsidy Payment, click here.

Childcare for Workers of Alert Level 4 Business or Services Scheme

The Government has contracted approved licensed home-based education and care providers across the country to provide childcare to workers in Alert Level 4 businesses and services.

For more information, click here.

Regional Business Partner Network

Your local Business Growth Team is here to support your business recovery and growth. Contact your advisors for any questions on COVID-19 support:"

Ryan Christison:"M. +64 21 579 703" E.
Joe Williams:"M. +64 21 197 7957" E.

For more information, click here.

We want to take this opportunity to thank the"essential businesses and"workers in Tairāwhiti who are continuing to service the region throughout this time. The wider community are supporting our frontline and essentials workers by sticking to the Alert Level 4 restrictions."

Stay home, stay safe, and stop the spread."

PublishDate: 24 August 2021