Meet New Zealand’s Local Business Hero of the year

16 June 2020 | 4 min read

The inaugural Prospa Local Business Hero for 2020 has been announced. Hear Quoc Tran’s inspiring story and why they were given the honour.

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5 tips for online delivery success

28 May 2020 | 3 min read

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a major leap in ecommerce. New Zealand small businesses share their insights on what it takes to make online delivery a success.

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The small business grants you could be taking advantage of

31 January 2020 | 3 min read

When used properly, grants could be the difference between a dream and a reality. Here’s a list of small business grants in New Zealand and tips for applying.

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How tourism operators can attract international visitors

08 January 2020 | 3 min read

Getting your tourism business on the radar of international visitors is no longer just a case of being listed in a travel guide. Try these tourism promotion ideas.

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How to find good employees without breaking the bank

16 December 2019 | 3 min read

Attracting and retaining good staff is easier said than done when budgets are limited. Here are some innovative ways to do just that in professional services.

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How to find peers and support for your small business

10 December 2019 | 3 min read

Networking groups can be a fantastic source of small business advice and peer support. Here’s how to find one near you.

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What type of short-term hire will work best for your holiday rush?

26 November 2019 | 3 min read

With many small businesses facing their busiest time of the year, having enough staff becomes vital. But what type of short-term hire will work best?

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Building your business strategy for long-term success

24 September 2019 | 5 min read

The key to a successful small business is to have the right long-term strategy in place. Here’s how to build a business strategy for your small business.

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9 things you can invest in to speed up small business growth

13 August 2019 | 4 min read

Sometimes you need to spend a little to gain a lot. Here are nine things you can invest in to help your small business grow.

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How small business ownership can impact mental health – and what you can do about it

16 July 2019 | 4 min read

From missing out on family time to working seven days, small business ownership can be tough, new research reveals. Here’s some proactive steps to manage stress.

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An accountant’s guide: Transitioning from a sole trader to a limited company

08 July 2019 | 4 min read

Are you a sole trader wondering if it is time to become a limited liability company? Here’s a breakdown of what you need to know.

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Research reveals the realities of running a small business

01 July 2019 | 3 min read

While being the boss has its benefits, it also has its challenges. Prospa research reveals the struggles faced by New Zealand small business owners.

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