Te Waka Economic Radar 21 April 2020
Charts in this week’s Radar continue to show declines in consumer spending and limited movements (both air and road) under Alert Level 4.
Kindness for staff during lockdown - the Raglan way
Staff wellbeing is a big focus for a Raglan food producer right now.
Changes to the Companies Act
PwC supports the thrust of these changes as it is essential in the period of unprecedented uncertainty that directors of otherwise viable companies have the freedom and protection to make the difficult decisions.
Virtual lockdown magic for Kiwi kids
A Hamilton woman has taken her entertainment business online, bringing some magic to kids during the lockdown.
Te Waka Economic Radar 15 April 2020
As the lockdown continues, Te Waka, with the support of Waikato Regional Council Economist Blair Keenan, has been collating data to gauge what is happening in the Waikato economy.
New support centre launched to buffer Hamilton businesses
Hamilton businesses will from today benefit from a new phone-based support centre that will provide advice and assistance to organisations affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
Good George - Giving locals a helping hand
Good George has seen an increase in locals buying beer, cider and hand sanitiser on its online store.
Free Job-Matching Website launches for Waikato people
The aptly named “Waikato Nxtstep” website is where Waikato businesses can list their vacancies and job seekers can list themselves.
Guidance for employers navigating the impact of COVID-19
In the past weeks, the Government has introduced an Economic Relief Package which contains a number of resources aimed at keeping employees in employment by relieving some of the strain on those businesses employing them.
The Heart of Resilient Leadership
We recognise that companies are in different phases of dealing with the outbreak, and therefore impacts vary by geography and sector.
Looking after yourself
Business uncertainty adds to the strain and has a big impact on our health and wellbeing.
All hands on deck – Waikato business steps up
It’s our job to help businesses connect with the right support services and funds available.
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