Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Canterbury Business Recovery Trust Fund welcomed

MEDIA RELEASE – For immediate use, 22 March 2011


Canterbury Business Recovery Trust Fund welcomed

The New Zealand Law Society has welcomed today’s announcement of the Canterbury Business Recovery Trust Fund.

The Fund will give financial assistance to Canterbury businesses to help them recover from damage and loss, and restore operations. This will include distribution of funds to support access to legal and accounting services.

The Law Society has worked with the Canterbury Business Recovery Group, the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants and government agencies to assist with implementation of the initiative.

Deputy General Manager, Law Reform, Bronwyn Jones said Canterbury businesses which had been affected by the earthquake would be able to access funds to receive legal advice for related issues..

“Businesses will be able to obtain funding which enables them to go to their lawyers for advice,” she said. “The Law Society will be giving details of the scheme to all Canterbury lawyers, along with information on how they can help their clients access the funding.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Trade Plans: Prime Minister's Speech To International Business Forum

"The work to improve public services, build infrastructure, and solve social problems is possible only because we have enjoyed sustained, solid economic growth. A big reason for that is the Government’s consistent agenda of economic reform, and our determination to open up more opportunities for trade with the world." More>>

ALSO:

Media: TVNZ Flags Job Cuts To Arrest Profit Decline

Chief executive Kevin Kenrick said the changes were aimed at creating "a sustainable future video content business for TVNZ in an ever-changing media market." More>>

ALSO:

Reserve Bank: Wheeler Keeps OCR At 1.75%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate unchanged at 1.75 percent, as expected, and reiterated his view that the benchmark rate doesn't need shifting for the foreseeable future. More>>

ALSO:

f work for Pumpkin Patch staff

Retail: Pumpkin Patch Brand, IP Sold To Catch Group

The receivers of failed children's clothing retailer Pumpkin Patch have confirmed that the company's brand and intellectual property have been sold to Australian online retailer Catch Group. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news