Check out Xero’s 17-point checklist on starting a business to get yourself up and running.
The type of business plan you need depends on its purpose. If you’re creating one to raise capital, ask your bank or potential investor for a template.
For a more generic business plan, check out Business.govt.nz. It has a whole section dedicated to getting started in business. Find out how to take the first steps, choose the right business structure, build a brand, fund your business, planning tools and much more.
Inland Revenue has developed a series of webinars and videos to help new business owners. It includes topics such as business structures, expenses, registering for GST and record keeping.
For forecasting tools, Business.govt.nz has a step-by-step guide to financial modelling, typically used for making business decisions related to taking on new projects, buying new equipment, or seeking investment.
There are a range of courses on offer to help you get started, covering everything you need to know about starting and running a business:
There’s a wealth of information online for all things HR and employment related, including:
Digital Boost offers a range of video resources, guides and other free training tools to learn how to best use digital tools for your business.