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    Serving alcohol at your end of year work Christmas party? Be aware of the risks! 12 Dec 2018
    Are you hosting an end of year work Christmas party for your employees where alcohol will be served? It is important that you are aware that you may be liable Read more...
    Culture and Boards 09 Nov 2018
    Some of our staff from Parry Field recently attended an Institute of Directors seminar on the topic of culture and board. These are some key points that emerged that we Read more...
    IRD explains “wholly or mainly” 15 Oct 2018
    The Inland Revenue Department recently issued their views on the meaning of “wholly or mainly” in an interpretation statement and fact sheet. The upcoming change as a result of Read more...
    STOP PRESS! IRD issues guidance on what counts as operating “wholly or mainly” in New Zealand for tax donee organisations 27 Sep 2018
      After a long period that involved several rounds of consultation and drafts, the IRD this week issued their views around the meaning of “wholly or mainly” as it relates to Read more...
    Keeping on the right side of the (Employment) Law – what do Employers need to do? 24 Sep 2018
    Employers and employees are legally required to deal with each in “good faith” during their employment relationship.   But what does this actually mean for employers?  What do they need to Read more...
    Security Interests and Sale of Collateral 17 Sep 2018
    Security Interests and Sale of Collateral What happens where you have a security interest registered against property (“collateral”) under the Personal Property Securities Register (“PPSR”) and the debtor sells that Read more...
    Key points when negotiating leases 11 Sep 2018
      We often have clients coming to us wanting to lease a property and end up discussing the same key issues to consider so we thought it would be helpful to Read more...
    Attention: Foreign Buyers! Overseas Investment Act Update 21 Aug 2018
    Several months ago we wrote an article on the key changes to the Overseas Investment Act coming into force later in the year (the article can be found here). The Read more...
    A Helping Hand for First Home Buyers 06 Aug 2018
    Options for parents to help It’s every Kiwi’s dream to own their own quarter-acre share of paradise. Unfortunately for many first home buyers today, not only are the quarter-acre sections fast Read more...
    What happens to your KiwiSaver money when you die? 27 Jul 2018
    KiwiSaver is a superannuation scheme in New Zealand that is popular with many Kiwis not only for saving for retirement, but also for first home buyers saving for a deposit. Read more...