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Our commitment to your business needs, helping you thrive.

We’re an organisation focused exclusively on businesses. Whether you’re looking for comprehensive employment advice and support, learning and development to help your business and people grow, help to find skilled staff, business mentors, succession planning, international trade support, the opportunity to network with other businesses and gain insights, or simply for us to liaise with local and central government on your behalf, we’re here for you.

What we do

Business Central has a tried and tested toolkit that is tailored for each business’s unique requirement. We offer 6 key categories of business assistance:

  • Employment Support

    Providing a pathway for your employment needs, we offer an online employer resources portal containing a range of material to address employment matters.
  • Learning & Development

    We offer a wide range of learning solutions to help businesses succeed in today's competitive environment. Our practical solutions reflect the needs and challenges faced by employers every day, and we focus on common sense approaches to handling real-life situations.

  • General Business Support

    We offer a range of programmes to help your business reach its full potential.
  • International Trade

    We provide practical help with international business solutions, everything from exporting advice and documentation through to advocating to government and ministries around issues relating to international trade.
  • Representing You

    We advocate to the Government daily on a wide range of issues affecting our members and the economy at large – tax, trade, interest rates, compliance costs, infrastructure, energy, education and many more.
  • Networking

    We host a number of thought-leading, informational and insightful events throughout the year.
The Regions We Cover

We offer business support services to the following regions.

  • Gisborne
  • Hawke's Bay
  • Taranaki
  • Manawatu
  • Whanganui
  • Wellington
  • Nelson
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