July 4, 2019

All About Employment Relationships

It’s no surprise that employment relationships are a major feature of our lives. Many of us spend more time at work than we do in our […]
August 9, 2017
How Much Do You Work?

Ask a Lawyer: How much do you really work?

Lisa & Sarah braving the weather to feed the hungry sheep and meet the newest residents on Matiu/Somes Island for our annual volunteer day. Ask a […]
June 7, 2017
Social Media Trends

Ever wondered what your social media is worth?

Have you ever wondered what your social media is worth? Here’s what you need to know about social media accounts as an asset. Social media is […]
May 25, 2017

What you need to know about offering employees shares in your business.

Too often, as lawyers, we find ourselves engaged in a business sale where the parties, or their advisers, have neglected to consider the implications of the […]
May 15, 2017
Taking Breaks at work

This is what you might not know about taking breaks at work.

Are you getting it right? Small businesses hiring employees for the first time have a lot of new ground to cover – everything from setting appropriate […]
March 28, 2016

The Health & Safety At Work Act 2015 – In Force From 4 April 2016

In New Zealand, more than one in ten workers claim for a workplace injury each year.   To address this, the new Health and Safety at Work […]
June 10, 2015

Employment Settlement Agreements: Non-Disparagement Provisions

The media love reporting on salacious details of employment disputes before the Employment Relations Authority (‘ERA’) and the Employment Court, by trumpeting headlines like “Sacked worker […]
November 27, 2014

Employee Disciplinary Meetings

From time to time, an issue may arise with an employee in the workplace that causes employers concern. These issues are many and varied, but can […]
September 8, 2014

Tips For Running A Sound Employment Investigation

As an employer, it is almost inevitable that you will encounter issues with employees that will require an employment investigation. The issues that could arise are […]