Date: 18th March 2020
We know you’ll be getting so much information right now about COVID-19 so please bookmark this page and know that at any point, if you’re concerned, you can reach out to us. We have a contingency in place that should the need arise, our teams can work from home and be connected to you in the event that you need us.
You may have heard about the financial support package announced yesterday. We have summarised the main points below and we are here to help you navigate through this process, help you to understand your eligibility and obligations, and assist you in applying for support.
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has today announced a financial relief package for businesses and employees impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some of the key highlights of this package are:
For more information on these changes here are two links for you:
Some of these points are quite meaty and take a little to digest. If you are unsure which aspects may relate to you and your business please give us a call.
Employees are often your biggest asset and it is important to ensure that you are meeting all your obligations as an employer. The team at Sidekick HR have put together an information sheet of Q&A’s that outlines some of the key things that you as employers need to monitor including:
More details on this can be found in this PDF: Sidekick HR Information Sheet. Sidekick HR can help you with any of these employment queries – if you would like to know more please contact the team using the phone numbers in the PDF or via their website:
In our regional communities, we know many businesses will be needing assistance, especially those servicing the tourism and export industries. We’re here to help – whether that’s specific business advice, a general chat around current and future economic impacts or to formulate a business contingency plan – so please don’t hesitate to get in touch.