November 6, 2020

Equal Pay Amendments Now in Force!

In July this year, Parliament unanimously agreed to changes to the Equal Pay Act 1972, which come into force today, 6 November 2020. The changes are […]
October 30, 2020

What does a Labour election win mean for the employment landscape?

Now that the dust has settled after the recent election, what does the Labour parliamentary majority mean for the employment law landscape? Unsurprisingly, Labour’s Workplace Relations […]
October 8, 2020

Tenancy in Common vs. Joint Tenancy

September 9, 2020

Buying off the Plan

In a tight housing market, buying an apartment, townhouse or house off the plan can be a very attractive proposition. As well as securing a brand […]
August 5, 2020

Triangular Employment Update

The most common type of “triangular employment” is when a labour hire or recruitment company arranges for their employees to do work for a third party […]
July 22, 2020

Paying Staff Under the Table?

Wakefields Lawyers understands the challenges that come with running your own business, particularly when you get busy enough to start thinking about taking on staff. Employing […]
May 4, 2020

Getting Redundancy Right

The first wave of redundancies is well and truly here and it’s not pretty. We’ve been conducting free consultations in these last few weeks, some of which have […]
February 4, 2020

What is the Halo Guarantee? (or should we say what was?)

With the current shortage of housing land to build on in Wellington city, home buyers are looking further afield to find the home of their dreams. […]
January 27, 2020

Stay in the loop as a trustee! Major changes coming 2021.

For the first time in 70 years there are major changes coming to the laws that govern the establishment and operation of trusts. The Trusts Act […]