NZ Covid Support
In response to the ongoing Covid situation, we have gathered a range of resources and information to help you navigate this trying time.
Below is a summary of government support measures introduced to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Various government departments are updating their websites detailing support measures for businesses and workers. We encourage you to re-visit the websites below regularly for updates.
New financial support for businesses affected by Omicron
A new COVID-19 Support Payment of a maximum of $24,000 will be made available for businesses struggling with a business downturn during the Omicron outbreak. Each COVID-19 Support Payment will be $4,000 per business plus $400 per full-time employee, capped at 50 FTEs or $24,000
Applications for the first payment open on February 28, with payments starting from March 1. For more information, please Click Here.
Summary of other support available
There are various support schemes still available depending on your situation. To find out more about these please Click Here. With your permission we can apply for some of these on your behalf. If you would like our assistance with any of the Government support options please contact us.
Please don't hesitate to use our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) – personal guidance and support is available for all our clients.
Please do not hesitate to contact our team if you have any concerns or queries and want to talk it through with someone.