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COVID-19 Update - Alert Level 4

Monday, 23 March 2020  
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Concrete NZ is committed to informing members, especially at this challenging time. With New Zealand now moving towards Alert Level 4, we have updates on some key resources.

The Government has confirmed that construction is not an 'essential business' under COVID-19 Alert Levels 3 & 4, with the exception of construction required for essential services, critical infrastructure and to maintain human health and safety at home or work.

As such, the construction industry is essentially in lockdown while Level 3 & 4 alerts are in place.

KEY GOVERNMENT INFORMATION HUBS
For general information and updates on the impact of COVID-19 visit the Government’s Unite Against COVID-19 website.

Visit Business.govt.nz’s dedicated COVID-19 page for business-related information on COVID-19.

GOVERNMENT COVID-19 SUPPORT PACKAGE
For the latest Government announcements, including information about business support packages, visit beehive.govt.nz.

INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS
Work and Income and Employment New Zealand provide information and guidance on how employers can manage their responsibilities to staff during this time.

TAX RELIEF FOR BUSINESSES
Inland Revenue is offering tax relief for businesses affected by COVID-19. If you're experiencing a downturn in business due to COVID-19, Inland Revenue has a range of ways to help depending on your circumstances. If you have a tax agent, they should also be able to help.

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