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Potential extension of Minimum Wage to Some Contractors

Posted by Madeleine on 9 November 2015

The Minimum Wage (Contractors Remuneration) Amendment Bill

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Trial Periods

Posted by on 1 November 2015

Trial Periods - all employers now have the ability to utilise a 90 day trial period with new employees and many employers are taking up that opportunity. There are however some key points and "fish hooks" that employers need to be aware of when using and relying on trial periods.

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Canterbury Development Corporation Amplifier Programme

Posted by Madeleine on 15 May 2015

The Canterbury Development Corporation Amplifier Programme supports business growth

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New Penalties for Employers

Posted by Madeleine Hawkesby on 27 March 2015

Proposed new penalties for employers who breach minimum employment standards

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ANZAC Day 2015 Mondayised

Posted by Madeleine Hawkesby on 27 February 2015

Amendments to the Holidays Act in 2014, "Mondayised" Waitangi Day and Anzac Day.

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Minimum Wage Increase

Posted by Madeleine Hawkesby on 27 February 2015

Minimum wage increase from 1 April 2015

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Health and Safety Reform Update

Posted by Madeleine Hawkesby on 27 February 2015

Significant changes to health and safety legislation are due this year

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Important Employment Law Changes

Posted by on 21 November 2014

Important Employment Law changes are due to take effect from 6 March 2015. What does this mean for employers?

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Parental Leave Changes Proposed

Posted by on 10 April 2014

As part of Budget 2014 National has announced changes to the parental leave provisions

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