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COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme

Better understand how to apply for and implement the Leave Support Scheme with this guide.



The Leave Support Scheme was introduced to assist businesses throughout COVID-19, by providing income support to workers who need to stay home in order to reduce the spread of the virus. 

With Alert Levels returning to normal in NZ, the Scheme has been updated to better fit the needs of businesses.


  • The details of the scheme 
  • The eligibility criteria for both employers and employees 
  • Paying employees under this scheme 
  • How to communicate this scheme with employees

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