Essential HR

We aim to share short, informative posts on current developments and ideas in the HR space that are of practical use to employers and employees alike!

The Essential HR Team wants to make sure you always know what is happening in the world of human resources. Here we provide you with latest news and updates from Essential HR, as we identify them.  This includes our own analyses, summaries of key legal developments month by month, and useful tips for your organisation.


Covid-19 – Breaking news – Support for Small Businesses

New information that you need to know...

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Covid-19 – Where to next?

A plan now with help a smooth transition as we look forward to coming out of Level 4...

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Covid-19 – Leave support and Stat Days clarified

Monday 6 April 2020

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Covid-19 – Leave support for Essential Services

Leave Payments for Essential Workers... and more!

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Covid-19 – Minimum Wage Increase Implications

Minimum Wage increases as of today - Here is what you need to know!

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Covid-19 – Working from home

Some links to resources that may help you to get through the lockdown easier.

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Surviving Working from Home

6 tips for successfully surviving working from home while in lockdown!

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Covid-19 – Changes re Subsidies

More important changes and updates that you need to know.

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Covid-19 – More Breaking news where the Subsidy exceeds normal pay

What to do if your employee usually earns less than the subsidy...

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Covid-19 – Breaking news re Subsidies

BREAKING NEWS - changes to Subsidies announced by Grant Robertson today

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