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Slump in business confidence alarming but unsurprising

January 18, 2022 Share

Andrew Bayly

The findings of the latest NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) – that business confidence has fallen markedly – should come as no surprise, National Spokesperson for Small Business, Andrew Bayly says.

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Traffic light confusion puts businesses at risk

November 20, 2021 Share

Todd McClay

The Labour government has said the traffic light system is coming, but a lack of clarity is causing concern and confusion for desperate businesses, says National’s Small Business and Economic Development spokesperson Todd McClay.

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Business owners angry over Robertson’s comments

November 04, 2021 Share

Todd McClay

Small business owners in the retail sector deserve answers from the Deputy Prime Minister after he declared that throughout the whole pandemic “less than a handful of cases” were transmitted in retail settings, National’s Small Business spokesperson Todd McClay says.

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Small businesses bear brunt of ongoing lockdowns

October 28, 2021 Share

Todd McClay

A fall in small business sales for the third consecutive month highlights the harm that has been done to small businesses in New Zealand, National’s Economic Development and Small Business spokesperson Todd McClay says.

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Things are dire for businesses in New Zealand

October 14, 2021 Share

Todd McClay

With half the North Island in sustained Level 3 lockdowns, businesses all over the country are in dire, dire trouble, National’s Small Business and Tourism spokesperson Todd McClay says.

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Businesses will close because of new Level 2 restrictions

September 07, 2021 Share

Todd McClay

Additional restrictions during Level 2 mean the jobs of many hospitality and event businesses have been made much harder by this Government, National’s Economic Development and Small Business spokesperson Todd McClay says.

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