Business Development

NZTE capability development voucher scheme

50% subsidy for business training and support services

Grant Thornton New Zealand is a registered service provider for the New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) capability development voucher scheme. NZTE is keen to support businesses to innovate and grow and is prepared to invest up to $5,000 per year in matched funding to assist with building your business capability.

Grant Thornton can guide you on how to get funding and the training services that will be of value to you and improve your business capability.

How can the programme help you?

The voucher scheme allows you to receive a partial subsidy (up to 50%) towards the cost of approved courses, training, mentoring and coaching. Most businesses can receive up to $5,000 plus GST per year.

Grant Thornton’s commitment

Grant Thornton is committed to serving the needs of privately held businesses and has developed a number of training programmes which have been approved and qualify for the NZTE capability development voucher scheme. Our programme covers a broad range of business topics and a solid foundation for development, good decision-making and sustained improvement in areas such as:

  • Vision, strategy and business planning
  • Improving accounting capability, functions and reporting
  • Business systems & IT strategic planning
  • Financial management and governance capability
  • Business ownership and tax structures
  • Procurement disciplines and managing supplier relationships
  • Business fundamentals for exporting
  • Financial needs and appropriate capital type
  • Business sustainability and cost benefits
  • Succession planning

Our training programme will assist you with developing management capabilities, business growth and increasing value for your shareholders. We can work individually with you or you have the option to join one of our workshop sessions, to build your business knowledge and skill base.

Qualifying for the scheme

To qualify for the NZTE voucher scheme, your business needs to:

  • have fewer than 50 employees
  • be operating in a commercial environment
  • be registered for GST in New Zealand
  • be privately owned or a Maori trust or incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Maori Act 1993 or similar organisation managing Maori assets under multiple ownership
  • demonstrate a desire to innovate and grow.