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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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Health Safety Law passed with my amendment

Allow me to blow my own trumpet - at least this one time! When I spoke to the Select Committee on behalf of small businesses I asked for one thing...

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CCTV - Surveillance of Employees

I've recently had a couple of clients where CCTV has played an important role in determining whether or not an employee lost their job.

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Proposed Legal changes to Employment Contracts

Advance warning! The government is going to introduce changes to what you can/can't put in an employment agreement. Expect:

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ERA Changes - 6 March 2015

The new National Government has made it happen ... now you need to prepare.

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Select Committees

The message I got was 'be encouraged to talk to them'. Aside from the politicians being seemingly unable to avoid an opportunity to disagree with each other, they all said...

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New Health and Safety regulations

The government has issued a draft set of regulations to support the new Health and Safety at Work Act.

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KiwiSaver increases and minimums

From 1 April 2013, compulsory employer contributions will rise from the current 2 % to 3 %, and the default rate and minimum employee contribution rate will also increase from...

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