Bonus Surprise?

Bonus Surprise?

As we come to the end of the year, some employers may pay a bonus... read more

As we come to the end of the year, some employers may pay a bonus in recognition of past performance...

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General / December 17, 2018

New Screen Industry Workers Bill

New Screen Industry Workers Bill

Since 2010, individuals working in the film production industry... read more

Since 2010, individuals working in the film production industry have been considered independent contractors, unless they have a written employment...

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General / March 18, 2020

Paying Properly for Public Holidays this Festive Season

Paying Properly for Public Holidays this Festive Season

Paying properly for public holidays this festive season beats... read more

Paying properly for public holidays this festive season beats paying the penalties if you don’t. Many employees watch what they...

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General / February 25, 2015

Article: Partly paying employees and minimum changes

Article: Partly paying employees and minimum changes

By Lucia Vincent Some say that the only certainty in life is... read more

By Lucia Vincent Some say that the only certainty in life is change.  It seems that employment law too is...

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General / October 25, 2015

Health & Safety: what’s the difference between “hazard” and “risk”?

Health & Safety: what’s the difference between “hazard” and “risk”?

The new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (“Act”) has been... read more

The new Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (“Act”) has been in place for several months now, and most...

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General / March 25, 2016

Mandatory drug and alcohol testing for Aviation and Maritime Sectors

Mandatory drug and alcohol testing for Aviation and Maritime Sectors

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss announced in a Press... read more

Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss announced in a Press Release this week that mandatory drug and alcohol testing will be introduced for...

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General / July 25, 2016

Changes to Minimum Wage Rates

Changes to Minimum Wage Rates

Changes to Minimum Wage Rates will come into effect from 1 April... read more

Changes to Minimum Wage Rates will come into effect from 1 April 2017. The adult minimum wage rate will increase from...

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General / January 25, 2017

Big $$ awarded by Human Rights Review Tribunal

Big $$ awarded by Human Rights Review Tribunal

A recent case in the Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT) between... read more

A recent case in the Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT) between former conservative party leader, Colin Craig and his ex-press...

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General / April 25, 2017

Health and Safety Update – Contractor Management Best Practice

Health and Safety Update – Contractor Management Best Practice

All businesses need to consider their contractor management processes... read more

All businesses need to consider their contractor management processes and planning, to meet the requirements of the new Health and...

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General / June 25, 2017

Myriam Mitchell – New Senior Employment Lawyer – Hawkes Bay

Myriam Mitchell – New Senior Employment Lawyer – Hawkes Bay

Copeland Ashcroft Law are delighted to introduce Myriam Mitchell as... read more

Copeland Ashcroft Law are delighted to introduce Myriam Mitchell as our new senior associate to the Hawkes Bay Copeland Ashcroft Law office Mrs...

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General / October 25, 2017