New Year, New Start – Health and Safety

New Year, New Start – Health and Safety

Below are a few tips to kick the year off on the right foot,... read more

Below are a few tips to kick the year off on the right foot, health and safety wise Review Your...

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General / January 23, 2020

Business advisory services for COVID-19 response

Business advisory services for COVID-19 response

Copeland Ashcroft Law is pleased to announce approval as registered... read more

Copeland Ashcroft Law is pleased to announce approval as registered service providers through the Regional Business Partners Network (RBPN). Eligible businesses...

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General / May 01, 2020

Holiday pay appeal cases decided

Holiday pay appeal cases decided

Metropolitan Glass & Glazing v MBIE A recent Court of Appeal... read more

Metropolitan Glass & Glazing v MBIE A recent Court of Appeal judgement has overturned the decision of the Employment Court...

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General / November 24, 2021

Changes to minimum wage calculation brings relief to farmers

Changes to minimum wage calculation brings relief to farmers

In a move that should have farmers excited, the Government has... read more

In a move that should have farmers excited, the Government has amended the current Minimum Wage Order 2014 (“Order”) to...

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General / August 25, 2015

Redundancy

Redundancy

Many economists are predicting difficult global market conditions... read more

Many economists are predicting difficult global market conditions in 2016, and this has been borne out already in some sectors...

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General / February 25, 2016

Peaking at Privacy

Peaking at Privacy

By Lucia Vincent and Rebecca Laney Privacy concerns present themselves... read more

By Lucia Vincent and Rebecca Laney Privacy concerns present themselves in many different ways to an employer or payroll professional...

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General / June 25, 2016

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS – Minimum Wage Act

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS – Minimum Wage Act

A private member Amendment Bill proposing to extend the minimum... read more

A private member Amendment Bill proposing to extend the minimum wage rate to independent contractors is being reviewed by New...

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General / October 25, 2016

Court guidance on new Hours of Work law coming

Court guidance on new Hours of Work law coming

The first Employment Relations Authority (Authority) determination... read more

The first Employment Relations Authority (Authority) determination on the new hours of work legislation, introduced in April 2016, has been...

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General / March 25, 2017

New Meal and Rest Breaks Bill

New Meal and Rest Breaks Bill

The Employment Relations (Restoring Kiwis’ Right to a Break... read more

The Employment Relations (Restoring Kiwis’ Right to a Break at Work) Amendment Bill (Bill) which proposes to reinstate workers’ rights...

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General / May 25, 2017

Pay Equity – a complex equation

Pay Equity – a complex equation

The Employment Court and then the Court of Appeal recently considered... read more

The Employment Court and then the Court of Appeal recently considered the issue of pay equity following a claim under...

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General / August 25, 2017