Business Information – First Point of Call

The business.govt website is part an information programme funded by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise to provide a FREE business information service.

We can put you in touch with:

  • Government Business programmes and people who can help
  • Training programmes to help grow your business
  • Business mentors and business support programmes
  • Organisations with specialist information, for example about exporting

For a face to face meeting please contact NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland 09 4384771 or email we are happy to sit down and have a chat with anyone looking at setting up a business or just starting out. We are also part of the Northland Regional Business Partnership with Northland INC which provides a business assessment for those businesses looking to grow and export.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND CONTACT DETAILS SEE THE LINKS BELOW

Online Business Assistance

http://www.business.govt.nz/

Business Health check

http://businesshealthcheck.co.nz/

Digital Journey joint assessment – How well is your business using online technology? Take 10 minutes to find out!
click here

OneCheck Business Name check – This is a combined a company, domain name and trade mark search – all in one place http://www.business.govt.nz/onecheck

Online Business plan

http://www.business.govt.nz/starting-and-stopping/entering-a-business/before-you-start-a-business/free-business-plan-template

Swot Analysis

http://www.business.govt.nz/starting-and-stopping/entering-a-business/starting-a-business/swot-analysis-template-tool/

Are you ready to start a business

http://www.business.govt.nz/starting-and-stopping/entering-a-business/before-you-start-a-business/assess-if-you-are-ready-to-start-up/

Starting a Business

http://www.business.govt.nz/starting-and-stopping/entering-a-business/starting-a-business

Introduction to raising capital

http://www.business.govt.nz/support-and-advice/advice-mentoring/finance/forecasting-action-plan-template-tool

Market Research Presentation

http://www.business.govt.nz/resources/educational-resources/market-research

10 Step Business Plan System

http://www.business.govt.nz/support-and-advice/advice-mentoring/management/business-survival-template-tool

Compliance Matters

http://www.business.govt.nz/compliancematters

Business Toolbox from Statistics New Zealand

http://www.business.govt.nz/news/know-your-market-before-you-go-to-market

Inland Revenue Tools for Business
http://www.ird.govt.nz/tool-for-business/

Northland Regional Business Partnership has been created to be the first point of contact for businesses wishing to access government funded business assistance and support available in the region.

http://www.northlandinc.co.nz/open-for-business

http://www.northlandinc.co.nz/related-resource-listing

HomeBizzBuzz – Subscribe to their newsletter to receive weekly updates on the latest in business

http://www.bizbuzz.co.nz/

NZ Chambers of Commerce Northland – Subscribe to receive fortnightly events newsletters

http://eepurl.com/rYNlv

BtoB – Business to Business online – Bi-weekly newsletter with relevant articles relating to business.

http://www.btob.co.nz/

NZ Business Magazine – Subscribe to receive their monthly NZ Business Magazine.

http://adrenalin.co.nz/store/nzbusiness-subscription

NZ Retailers Association – Subscribe to their Refocus newsletter – contains retail news and events, advice and information.

http://www.retail.org.nz/

NZ Sales Manager – delivers thought provoking articles, interviews, info and updates to help thousands of forward thinking sales managers, business owners and sales professionals increase sales throughout the country.

http://www.nzsalesmanager.co.nz/

The Results Group – Transform Business Potential into Extraordinary results

http://www.results.com/

Grant Thornton Start Up information

http://www.grantthornton.co.nz/Assets/documents/sectors/privately-held-business-helping-start-ups-start-up.pdf

Angel Investment Links

http://www.angelassociation.co.nz/

http://www.theicehouse.co.nz/angels/seed-and-angel-funding/

Product Development/Intellectual Property

http://locusresearch.com/

http://www.everedgeip.com/

http://www.motovated.co.nz/

The Employment Generation Fund www.microfinance.org.nz

See attached brochure

Sales Pitch http://succinctstories.wordpress.com/2012/01/17/creating-powerful-succinct-messages-that-sell/

Digital Journey

Digital technologies are advancing at a rapid pace, changing the way we communicate and altering consumer behaviour. Adopting new technologies and optimising your online presence can deliver improved productivity across all areas of your business.

The Digital Journey assessment guides businesses through four sections covering current digital use and plans for the future.

  • Assess the strength of your online presence
  • Identify social & digital marketing opportunities
  • Streamline business plans and systems
  • Improve project management and data accessibility with Cloud computing
  • Create your customised digital action plan

http://www.digitaljourney.co.nz/