How the new government can help small businesses succeed

How the new government can help small businesses succeed
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Bridget Snelling
With small businesses representing 97% of all firms in the country, there’s no denying that New Zealand is a nation of entrepreneurs and business owners. Through their products and services, small businesses play a crucial role in the community and help drive the national economy, making up more than 25% of NZ’s GDP.But it should be no surprise that small businesses, or SMEs, have been doing it tough these past few years. To put it simply, many small business owners are overstretched and underdeveloped.Our new government must t...

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