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Managing risk of Covid-19

19 Mar 2020

Managing risk of Covid-19

BusinessNZ recommendations for managing Covid-19 risk in the workplace: a checklist of health and safety, quarantine, monitoring and information requirements for businesses is here.

Advice and support for businesses concerned about the risk or impact of Covid-19 is available through the Business NZ Network throughout the country:

Upper North Island Region: EMA ph 0800 300 362

Central Region: Business Central ph 04 473 7224

Canterbury/Westcoast: Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce ph 03 366 5096

Otago/Southland: Otago Southland Employers Association ph 03 4555 5165

Exporting businesses are asked to keep in touch with their local organisations (ExportNZ) as above and share information on impacts on their export orders as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. More information for exporters is on

Information request

Businesses are asked to keep data on the effects on their business operations and impact on financial results, from the Covid-19 pandemic. This will help inform a coming review by MBIE into the effects on business of the pandemic.