The Government has provided New Zealand Trade & Enterprise (NZTE) with additional funding for Kiwi businesses impacted by COVID-19. Companies can apply for up to $5,000 in funding to access business advisors that can provide advice and expertise in the following areas:
- Finance and cashflow management
- Business continuity planning
- Health and wellness
RBP COVID-19 Support Programme
Retail Selling Ltd trading as Michelle Mac is proud to have been approved as a provider for the Regional Business Partner Network (RBP) COVID-19 Support programme. This programme, an extension of their existing Growth Advisor service, is being used to deliver government-paid assistance to small businesses, and will be the recipient of much of the additional government funding for business advice recently announced as a response to the economic repercussions of COVID-19.
How Michelle Mac Can Help
Retail Selling Ltd trading as Michelle Mac has been approved to provide the defined services:
One to one support and training on developing an omnichannel with bricks and mortar working in sync with online to develop sustainable cashflow, Aligning the needs of the business and prioritising what the needs of the business are to be achieved first in alignment with the long term goals of the business owner. The business owner will have both an understanding and strategy to develop an omnichannel. Time constraint is dependent on the business owner and has the flexibility to work with them as they move through challenging times.
Also, provide support service to husband and wife teams or couples where business life is now impacting on home life as a softcore strategist.
Based on an hourly rate of $220.00 per hour plus GST.
How We Work With You
As a Covid 19 Support Programme Service Provider, we are able to advise you over the phone, via email, or through apps such as Skype or Zoom during the period of the COVID-19 lockdown.
Any business can meet with a Covid 19 Support Programme Service Provider however to access funding for Covid 19 Support a business must register via the Regional Business Partner Platform.
Businesses also will need to meet the eligibility criteria
Businesses must be able to demonstrate the six following points:
- Have undergone an assessment with a Regional Business Partner Growth Advisor
- Have fewer than 100 full-time equivalent employees, and
- Be GST registered in New Zealand, and
- Have a New Zealand Business Number, and
- Be operating in a commercial environment; and
- Are a privately-owned businesses or are a Māori Trust or incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993 or similar organisation managing Māori assets under multiple ownership.
Please note, you do not need to have employees to be eligible for this.
Again if you wish to seek COVID-19 support through this scheme, please contact the Regional Business Partner Network www.regionalbusinesspartners.co.nz