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Small Businesses- Are your contact terms fair?

From 16 August 2022, the Fair Trading Amendment Act 2021 will…
03/08/2022/by Tasha Fraser

Charitable Trusts vs Incorporated Societies

Charitable trusts and incorporated societies are two common legal…
21/07/2022/by Emma Hayes

Preliminary Decisions in Employment Dismissals – Are they required?

It is well established in New Zealand’s employment law that…
14/07/2022/by Emma Hayes

Contractor vs Employee: The Grey Zone

Looking to hire a contractor but not sure whether they might…
14/07/2022/by Emma Hayes

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Employers have a duty to provide employees with a safe work environment,…
23/06/2022/by Emma Hayes

Employer Accreditation

雇主认证工作签证(“AEWV”)将于2022年7月4日推出,以减少剥削,鼓励雇主在雇用移民之前培训、雇用和提高技新西兰本地人的技能。

它将取代六类临时工作签证:

10/06/2022/by Emma Hayes

Employer Accreditation

The Accredited Employer Work Visa (“AEWV”) will be introduced…
10/06/2022/by Emma Hayes

Managing Employee Performance Issues

When an employee is not performing as expected, what should an…
09/06/2022/by Emma Hayes

Heat of the moment resignations – do employees need to be given a chance to cool off?

In the midst of a meeting to discuss an employee’s performance,…
08/06/2022/by Emma Hayes

Racial Harassment in the Workplace

Mr S was an employee, born and bred in New Zealand but of Indian…
02/06/2022/by Emma Hayes

Built up annual leave – does an employee have to use it?

Sometimes a situation arises where an employee has built up a…
02/06/2022/by Emma Hayes

Making Employees Redundant – The Importance of the “Why”

When an employer is considering making an employee(s) redundant,…
01/06/2022/by Cora Granger

The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022: When will the new Act affect my Society?

Introduction

The Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (the “new…
31/05/2022/by Emma Hayes

Trial Periods – Updated – the Importance of Employees agreeing to a Trial Period before accepting Employment

In June 2012 we posted an article highlighting the importance…
30/05/2022/by Leigh Gray

Trial Periods – A Further Update – The Importance of giving an employee time to take advice

The law around 90 day trial periods continues to develop. We…
30/05/2022/by Leigh Gray

Dealing with workplace stress

Stress claims at work arise in a variety of situations.

An…
18/05/2022/by Leigh Gray

Parental Leave – When Does an Employee Occupy a “Key Position?”

Are you an employee looking to take a period of parental leave…
27/04/2022/by Leigh Gray

The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 and conflicts of interest: What needs to be disclosed?

Introduction

The Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (the “new…
21/04/2022/by Emma Hayes

The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022: Reregistering your society

Following the introduction of the new Incorporated Societies…
21/04/2022/by Emma Hayes

The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 and your constitution: Name, purposes and winding up

Introduction

The Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (the “new…
21/04/2022/by Emma Hayes

The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 and your constitution: Dispute resolution procedures

Introduction

The Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (the “new…
21/04/2022/by Emma Hayes

The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 and your constitution: Amendment procedures

Introduction

The Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (the “new…
21/04/2022/by Emma Hayes

The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 and your constitution: Requirements for general meetings

Introduction

The Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (the “new…
21/04/2022/by Emma Hayes

The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 and your constitution: What has changed for governance?

Introduction

The Incorporated Societies Act 2022 (the “new…
21/04/2022/by Emma Hayes
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