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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.


Recruiting the right person is only half the battle

In my experience of recruiting it is absolutely essential to have a thorough and robust recruitment process.

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Immigration Law Changes

Changes to Immigration law are expected to be in place by 1 July; all of which should make those of you involved in hiring staff on work visas a little…

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Employing Casual staff or students over the holiday period?

This is the time of year when many employers take on a student or two or additional casual staff to cover those taking leave.

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When does a job offer become a contract? When it’s accepted!

But determining that can be a challenge.

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Budget 2014

Budget 2014 was announced last Thursday and is widely viewed as careful and considered.

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Employing Skilled Workers

The official unemployment rate in Canterbury is now only 3. 3% according to Statistics New Zealand – this is considered to be “full employment”.

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Be careful not to discriminate when recruiting!

The Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT) has ordered an employer to release confidential information to an unsuccessful job applicant to help assess whether he was discriminated against on the basis…

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Keeping You Posted

1 September 2021

Covid-19 – Applying for a Wage Subsidy – Deadline Thursday 2nd Sept

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30 August 2021

Covid-19 – Preparing for Level 3

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24 August 2021

Covid-19 – Accessing Resurgence Support

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