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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

March 24, 2021

Changes to sick leave entitlements

As has been anticipated, there are some proposed changes to the Holidays Act 1993 (“the Act”) that are expected to […]
December 16, 2020

What does Restraint of Trade mean?

A restraint of trade is a provision generally found in employment contracts, which prohibits an employee from working directly or […]
November 19, 2020

Employment changes in regards to working from home

The global spread of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown in New Zealand changed the way that many organisations conducted business. Employers […]
July 8, 2020

Statutory entitlement for sick leave

We all get sick from time to time, and New Zealand law in the form of the Holidays Act 2003 […]
April 10, 2020

Points of interest on drug and alcohol testing in the workplace

Drugs and alcohol can make an employee less effective, struggle to concentrate, careless, unable to make rational decisions, amongst other […]
December 15, 2017

Alternative Dispute Resolution Series: How It can help You – Mediation in Employment Disputes

Alternative Dispute Resolution (“ADR”) methods are alternatives to going directly to court. Using ADR methods instead of pursuing the matter […]
December 7, 2017

Employees – what are we allowed?

When asking Kiwis what their entitlements are when it comes to annual leave, holidays and resignation, the responses are generally […]
August 12, 2016

The ins and outs of a restraint of trade clause

Restraint of trade The world of business is increasingly competitive.  Business owners as employers have become more focused on securing […]