The latest from Pattrick Smellie
Wage subsidies extended; business loans, mortgage support coming
By Pattrick Smellie | Mon, 23 Mar 2020
The government has scrapped the $150,000 upper limit a business can claim under the covid-19 wage subsidy scheme as part of a wider package of new initiatives to make credit available to viable firms...
COVID-19: Anti-competition laws relaxed for business
By Pattrick Smellie | Sun, 22 Mar 2020
The government is instructing its competition watchdog, the Commerce Commission, to "be more flexible than it might be in normal times" to let competing businesses work together, share resources, or t...