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 Tag: Employment Law

8 September 2021

Delta Alert Level 2 and your Business

As of Wednesday, 8 September, we are at Delta Alert Level 2.  This means that even more businesses will be allowed to resume operations.

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23 August 2021

COVID-19 Income Support Mechanisms: Wage Subsidy Applications Now Open

Applications for the Wage Subsidy opened at 9 am on Friday 20 August 2021.   To be eligible, businesses must expect a loss of at least 40% of revenue as a result of the move to Level 4.

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21 August 2021

Delta Lockdown 2021 – Adjusting Employee Hours / Redundancies

Lessons from the 2020 Lockdown   New Zealand is settling in for the August 2021 Delta variant Covid-19 lockdown. For employers it comes with a sense of déjà vu.

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18 August 2021

COVID-19 Income Support Mechanisms: Wage Subsidy Scheme Available Again

At 11. 59pm on Tuesday 17 August 2021, all of New Zealand was placed into Alert Level 4 Lockdown following the discovery of a community case of the delta variant of COVID-19.

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20 July 2021

Managing Employees with Poor Performance

How do you deal with an under-performing employee?  Hint: do not start by inviting them to a disciplinary meeting.   From the outset, employers must be clear with employees about the requirements and expectations of a role.

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14 June 2021

Restraints of Trade – Protecting Proprietary Interests

Trade secrets, customers/clients, suppliers, confidential information and intellectual property are all vital interests that businesses must protect to ensure viability and profitability.

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