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How COVID-19 has changed the way Kiwi SMEs operate - study
The lockdown earlier in the year thrust many small businesses into an unknown territory.
Start ups revenue drops by 40% or more amid COVID-19 crisis
"Sadly, the fact is that to survive, new companies will have to cut expenses, which means that layoffs are inevitable."
Top 10 tips on how Kiwi SMEs can utilise text messaging in a crisis
The current global Covid-19 crisis has meant businesses have needed to find new ways to communicate with their clients and customers.
City of Melbourne announces financial package for SMEs to migrate online
The grants would allow for businesses to quickly adapt to the new normal of remote working - offering products online, providing services virtually and offering take-away and delivery of goods.
Vodafone and BNZ team up to boost tech for Kiwi SMEs
"Vodafone and Bank of New Zealand are coming together to find the best digital solutions aimed at helping our SME customers connect, grow and thrive in our digital world."
Bad business: Kiwi SMEs not planning ahead
"It is crucial that SME owners are taking the right steps to ensure the financial stability of not only themselves but for New Zealand's economy as well."
MYOB: Kiwi SMEs should use IR's online gateway
Kiwi small businesses are being encouraged to use Inland Revenue's online gateway to file their payroll information in order to avoid the risk of errors and possible fines.
Is the government putting Kiwi SMEs on struggle street?
"So long as Jacinda Ardern remains prime minister, SMEs can only expect business conditions to get tougher."
Experts warning SMEs against borrowing against the family home
"Business owners looking to raise cheap money to fund their business should be cautioned to ensure they are raising the right type of debt for their business requirements."
IT disruption in Aussie business ‘alarming’
One in five Australian small businesses lose more than a month each year due to IT woes
SMEs take note: End of financial year creates oppportunity for business growth
"Waiting until the end of June to consider how to make the most of EOFY will make it difficult to manage the baseline tax and financial requirements, let alone make time for advanced business planning."
Research says 2/3 of large companies to invest in UC by 2021
Study shows significant market opportunity for unified communications providers and a need for comprehensive security solutions.
Spark to launch new online service to connect Kiwis with SMEs
“It wasn’t that long ago we ran businesses like the Yellow Pages service, helping connect Kiwis looking for businesses. Now we’re stepping that up."
Why ‘best-fit’ is replacing ‘best-of-breed’ software solutions
Software solutions need to be easily customised to fit the way businesses operate - not the other way around.
Survey finds sharp decline in Auckland business confidence
1 year ago Auckland businesses were feeling relatively optimistic about the economy, but fast-forward to the present and that has drastically changed.
NSW govt backs Sydney software company to create 95 jobs
NSW for Jobs has allocated a loan to Momentum Cloud with the software company aiming to create nearly 100 jobs in Australia over the next five years.
SMEs should use Xmas slowdown to plan and reflect – Xero
28% of businesses don’t have any provision in place for when times get tough, with another six percent unsure of what they’d do in tough times.
Node4 unveils significantly revamped cybersecurity portfolio
The new offering provides a complete view of all security layers as well as features such as AI and threat intelligence.
Asian SMEs lagging behind in data breach disclosure policies
Asia Pacific’s SMEs also worry about the cost of implementing cybersecurity technologies, believing that other business areas need funding more.
Onesecure Asia and Trusted Metrics form security operations center for Singapore & ASEAN
Trusted Metrics and Onesecure Asia are partnering up to deliver US-developed Security Operations Center (SOC) technology to Singapore and ASEAN.
MYOB says SMEs need to be more security conscious
The company refers to finding from their SME Snapshot study that showed Australia’s SME sector remains unfazed from global security threats.
Local SMEs are the most vulnerable to ransomware attacks: Turrito Networks
The right partner will understand both your needs and risks as a business, and then provide solutions that protect your data from day one.”
Burgeoning data centre colocation market to double its size by 2022
New research from MarketsandMarkets has revealed a very positive forecast for the data centre colocation market.
SMEs that engage in international trade are more confident – survey
Businesses that trade internationally learn from more sources and have a higher-than-average number of business-related educational interests.