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Primary IT – Level 4

Hi All, Just a quick reminder that Primary IT continues to operate throughout the Level 4 period, with the majority of our staff operating from home. This includes our usual helpdesk and afterhours support services. ​For any urgent onsite work, our technicians are fully vaccinated and will wear masks when on premise. On stock levels, there is some wider supply constraints on specific pieces of…

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Fax replacements and Email security in Primary Healthcare – What’s changing?

Axe the Fax – What’s Happening?  The Ministry of Health has pushed back the deadline for removing the use of analogue fax, at this stage indefinitely. The last timeframe was that a new date was going to be set in 12 - 18 months’ time from now. Regardless of this, it is still highly recommended that you start to decommission the use of fax at your organisation.    The original communications sent out by the Ministry of Health in…

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Privacy Act 2020 – Now in effect

Hi All, A reminder that the 2020 Privacy Act has come into force as of this week (December 1st, 2020). Some of the key changes will have an impact on all organisations is that any privacy breach that has 'serious harm' must legally be reported to the Office of the privacy commission. There are also changes to information disclosures -…

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PMAANZ 2021 – Education Symposium – 12 – 13 February

Hi All, We're excited to announce we'll be at the Practice Managers and Administrators Association of New Zealand (PMAANZ) 2021 Education Symposium, held on the 12th and 13th of February 2021! If you are attending, please pop by our exhibition booth and say hello - we'll have some freebies to give away :) You can read more about PMAANZ on…

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COVID-19 Low Value Asset Threshold Depreciation

COVID-19 – Low-value asset threshold depreciation

A reminder to all businesses that the temporary legislation to increase the low-value asset threshold from $500.00 to $5,000.00 will be in place until 16th March 2021. For assets purchased after this date, the threshold permanently increases from $500.00 to $1000.00. This threshold means that for business assets purchased under this threshold, you can deduct the asset’s full cost within…

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