Business Support Webinars

Otago Regional Business Partners Webinar Programme

Otago Regional Business Partners provided an ongoing programme of webinars to support Otago businesses through COVID-19. We recorded these webinars to ensure they would be available to anyone interested in viewing the presentations.  Please note the information contained in these webinars was correct at the time of the presentation - with the COVID-19 response rapidly evolving some details may be superseded by new developments.


Topic: Cooking Up ECommerce

Presenters: Lynda Henderson and Alex Murray FIREBRAND

Date:  10th June 2020 10am

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Topic:  How to Take Your Business Online

Presenters: Lynda Henderson and Rebecca Twemlow FIREBRAND

Date: 3rd June 2020 10am

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Topic: Local Marketing, Sales and Recovery

Presenter: Jules Radich of Action Coach Otago

Date: 10:00am 19th May 2020

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Topic: Export Experts - Tap into opportunities for growth through Export

Presenters: Che Bliss from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise | Hamish Conway of Sell Global

Date: May 11, 2020 

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Topic: Preparing for the Redundancy Process 

Presenter: John Farrow (Employment Partner) Anderson Lloyd

Date: May 4, 2020 10am

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Topic: Preparing for the Redundancy Process 

Presenter: John Farrow (Employment Partner) Anderson Lloyd

Date: Apr 21, 2020 10am

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Topic: Tax and COVID-19: What you need to know

Presenter:  Stephen Richard, Technical Director for Tax Advisory with FINDEX 

Monday 20 April 10am

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Topic: Internet Communications During Lockdown

Presenter: Ajay Kumar Parmar, Vodafone NZ

Wednesday 15 April 2020 

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Topic: Harnessing your Resilience during COVID-19

Trudy Schievink - Workplace Support Southern Training & Development Manager.

Thursday 9th April

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Topic:  COVID-19: Property Leasing and Contract Issues

Presenter: Sarah Simmers (Commercial Partner) Anderson Lloyd and Sharon Knowles (Commercial Partner) Anderson Lloyd.

Tuesday 7th April 2020 10am

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Topic: COVID - 19 Discussions with you Bank: Putting Your Best Foot Forward

Presenter:  Daniel Hellyer from Deloitte.

7th April 2020 2:00pm

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Topic: COVID-19: Looking After Mental Health and Well-being

Presenter: Mathew Peppercorn - TASK Mental Wellness

Date: Apr 2, 2020 09:53 AM Auckland, Wellington

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Topic: COVID-19: Business Continuity 

Presenter: Jamie Adamson -Delloite

Date: Mar 31, 2020 01:48 PM Auckland, Wellington

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Topic: COVID-19: Employment Law, Contract Law and Health & Safety 

Presenters: Sarah Simmers & John Farrow – Anderson Lloyd

Date: Mar 26, 2020 01:47 PM Auckland, Wellington

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Topic: COVID-19 Business Workshop

Presenter: Diana Hudson – Wilkinson Rodgers lawyers

Date: Mar 27, 2020 11:50 AM Auckland, Wellington

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Other Business Partners Webinars:

We are also happy to share Webinars delivered by associated organisations

Webinar from Polson Higgs, in conjunction with Anderson Lloyd

Date: Tuesday 24 March.

The webinar covered four key areas:

  •  Economic - Hear from Tony Alexander on the economic impacts (both national and international)
  • Human Resources - John Farrow will explain your obligations to staff
  • Contractual - Sarah Simmers will explain what your rights and obligations are
  • Business - Henry van Dyk will explain the steps you should consider with your business, in respect to cashflow and stock. Also the recent Government Package

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