Archive: 2020

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.


Christmas Close-Down and Other Legal Updates

Tips for planning your Christmas close-down (or for staying open), Essential HR's availability and the legal updates you need to know!

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Changes we should expect to see from the new GovernmentNew Blog Post

As the new Government settles in, here are some things you can expect from them and the impact it will likely have on you and your business.

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Covid-19 – Wages Subsidy and RBPN financial support winding downNew Blog Post

Be prepared and protect yourself... The things you need to know!

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Essential HR Update

ACC Return to Work Processes, the Privacy Act 2020 and Covid related updates that you need to know...

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Covid-19 – Latest on Support and Actions you need to take

All the information you need on support available and actions to take in the Resurgence of Covid-19

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Urgent Legal and Funding Updates

There have been several important developments over the last week. Here are the urgent things that you need to know!...

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Changes you should be aware of effective 1st July

What you need to know about the new changes, as of 1st July 2020...

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Covid-19 – Employer Apprenticeship Support - details

Details on Apprenticeship Funding that you need to know!

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Covid-19 – Level 1 – More Wage Subsidies; loans and Parental Leave payments

Monday 8th June 2020 Let’s celebrate – but carefully! Good news all round! Back to level 1 from tonight; increased eligibility for the extended wage subsidy; extensions for interest-free loan applications and…

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Covid-19 – Restructuring and Redundancies – now or later?

Restructuring, Redundancy and the Extended Wage Subsidy... What are your options?

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2 June 2021

Flooding Advice

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25 May 2021

Essential HR Update

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4 May 2021

Essential HR Update

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