Business Support Resources – Support and Advice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Resources from On Screen Sessions

Session 5: Business Fundamentals

Greg Thompson – LinkedIn
Lisa Ciniglio – LinkedIn
Anchali Anandanayagam – LinkedIn
Business Finance Guarantee Scheme
The Resilience Wheel – Grant Thornton
Cashflow Coach – ANZ

Session 6: Leadership

Craig Hudson – Xero 
Craig is responsible for promoting the small business economy in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands and Xero’s relationships with government, financial institutions, and enterprise. Craig joined Xero in the UK where he led the business into market in Europe, the Middle East and South Africa. Prior to joining Xero, Craig played professional rugby in New Zealand, France, England and Wales.
The Spinoff article
How to build an effective team
Finding the right balance for the year ahead
The importance of self care
Xero mental health support

Grant Difford – Waking Giants
Grant is a passionate advocate for developing people and leaders through leadership, brand strategy and strategy implementation. He founded Waking Giants on the belief that there is potential in everyone and every business that can be unlocked.
“Our passion for helping people has always been at the limits of our time so we have created the Waking Giants Academy to be able to support any leader, anywhere in the world to take purposeful action.
In a complex world, our greatest opportunity is the ability to make things simpler and to be able to see the fruits of the action we take for ourselves and those that we serve.”
17 Top Leadership Qualities to Become a Great Leader
The Top 6 Leadership Styles and how to find yours
What I learned about vulnerability and leadership from Bréne Brown…

Pat MacFie – Manaaki/Indigo
“I am a creative leader and expert in enterprise level marketing, digital and content strategy for global brands. I’ve built and led high performing global creative teams and have partnered with several premium global brands leading the design and implementation of digital innovation, content and customer growth strategies. I recently exited the role which I created at Xero as the Global Director of Media at Xero to take up my new position as Director Global Design and Innovation @Indigo” 
Brightcove Event
Business is Boring Podcast

Session 8 – Exporting Our Digital IP

Prepare For The Death & Rebirth of Hollywood
How Taste Clusters Influence the Books You Watch on Netflix
Netflix’s Global Reach Sparks Dubbing Revolution: “The Public Demands It”
Dubbing is coming to a small screen near you
Pik Pok

Auckland Screen Alliance

Auckland Screen Alliance is a community hub for business owners in the screen sector. We’re here to support the growth of Auckland’s screen industry through collective representation, capability building, advice, collaboration, and advocacy.

Check out our website and follow us on Facebook for all your Covid-19 news and resources – including some positive stories about our industry. We’d love for you to join the community. 

Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED)

As our region’s economic development agency, Auckland Tourism Events and Economic Development (ATEED) is working hard to support our region’s workers and businesses impacted by COVID-19.

Our business and innovation advisors connect businesses with specialist expertise available through the Regional Business Partner Network (RBPN). ATEED is the Government’s Auckland partner for this programme.

The Government has allocated additional support to the RBPN to help New Zealand businesses connect with expert advice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find out more by visiting COVID-19 Business Support or
phoning the business helpline on 0800 500 362 (North Island) or 0800 505 096 (South Island).

The support allows business owners to access expert advice up to the value of to $5000 excl. GST per business, in areas such as HR, health and wellbeing, business continuity, cashflow and finance management, strategy and digital capability. Eligibility criteria applies.

ATEED has set-up a direct point of contact for screen businesses to find out about this fund and access business support and advice; For a large range of useful free
information and resources to help your business through this time, please visit the ATEED Business Resources page.