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Further measures to support businesses - Robertson and Faafoi

The Government will be introducing legislation to make changes to the Companies Act to help companies facing insolvency due to COVID-19 to remain viable and keep New Zealanders in jobs.

The temporary changes include:

Managing your risk when you need it most - Financial Services Council

The last few weeks has seen our day to day lives turned upside down as Covid-19 has gone from a distant news headline to the new norm for all of us.

Kiwi households could lose $10,000 of yearly income from Covid-19 lockdown

If New Zealand can’t recover from the economic "heart attack" of self-imposed lockdown, it could face GDP losses at Great Depression levels, according to a New Zealand Initiative research note.

Free web series to help businesses get through - EMA

The EMA in partnership with ATEED and the Regional Business Partner Network has this week launched a free web series to help all businesses get through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Port of Tauranga handles record container exchange to deliver essential cargo

Port of Tauranga yesterday completed the largest ever cargo exchange at its Tauranga Container Terminal to ensure vital supplies are delivered to those who need them.

Govt’s COVID plan, economic strength recognised

The Government’s plan to cushion the blow of COVID-19 by supporting incomes, jobs and businesses, and position the economy to recover has been backed by another international report.

Contentos partners with decentralized video protocol Theta Network

Contentos has partnered with the decentralized video delivery protocol Theta Network, which will be integrated with the COS.tv video platform to improve user experience and reduce the bandwidth cost of video content delivery.

Oil surges, data disappoints - CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking)

Interactive messages more effective for time-critical COVID-19 communication - Whispir

Research released today by Australian communications workflow platform Whispir reveals that interactive messages delivered via SMS or chat apps are 44 times more effective than email in prompting people to take action during the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Zealanders rely on internet and phones to stay connected - Vodafone

We’re continuing to see significant increases in calls and data on the Vodafone networks as we head into the second weekend of level 4 lockdown.