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Auckland Chamber of Commerce Membership

By SmartPayroll | September 25, 2017

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce has been assisting businesses in Auckland for over 150 years. SmartPayroll is a valued member of the Auckland Chamber and if you run a business in the Auckland area, some of these membership benefits may be of interest to you:

Auckland Chamber of Commerce Benefits

The Auckland Chamber of Commerce can help you to find answers to your most pressing questions quickly:

  • Free business support line for any business query, whether that is about HR, employment, health and safety or other regulations.
  • The Chamber can help you meet the right people: We have around 80 events a year of which around 20-25 of these are free of charge.
  • You can improve your business skills with training courses and seminars.
  • Build global trade and contacts: Use of the Member of the Auckland Chamber logo on websites, emails, documentation which means that you are part of a reputable, nationally and internationally recognised organisation. You can also get free import and export advice.
  • Help getting you the right staff: Finding staff can be quick and cost-effective through the Chamber’s employment solutions team. This is a free service.
  • You can save on business expenses: By using nationwide buying power, the Chamber can help members cut costs from day one of membership. There are deals for Chamber members with alliance partners like OfficeMax, Z Energy, Mercury Energy, Noel Leeming, Vodafone, Westpac and Hertz rental cars.
  • Help to grow your business through advertising
  • We can be your voice for business in the right circles
  • Access for your staff: Membership with the Chamber means that anyone in your business can be part of our Chamber activities, so they too benefit from the extensive business support provided.

Your investment is

For Sole Traders and Partnerships (i.e. you do not employ staff) membership costs $250.00 NZD + GST per year or $23.96 including GST per month. You can claim back GST on the monthly option but you still join for a minimum of one year.

For Small to Medium Business (who employ up to 50 staff) $350.00 + GST per year or $33.54 including GST per month. Again, you still join for a minimum of one year with the monthly payment option.

Membership includes

Free online for our members:

  • Essential guide to Health & Safety including templates ideal for the office environment (worth approximately $150.00 NZD + GST) free of charge as part of your membership.

Plus videos on:

  • Employment with employment law experts. Topics include employment contracts, taking prudent advice, restraints of trade, personal grievances, bullying, 90-day trial clauses and collective agreements.
  • Leave and holidays
  • Abandonment and misconduct
  • Restructuring and redundancy
  • Information on budget changes for contractors from 1st April 2017.
  • FXSnap


If you would like further details by phone or email, or wish to discuss your business in person, please call or email:

Susan Herman on 027 246 7344 or email

Don’t forget to mention that you’re a SmartPayroll client if you do!

This blog post was brought to you by the Auckland Chamber of Commerce.