Can an employer decide not to provide the opportunity to cash up Annual Leave to employees? If an employee has annual, sick and alternative leave on Termination, which one(s) must be paid out? Do you have to pay an employee if they are on Jury Service? What period of gross earnings is the ‘extra pay’ […]
Daylight Saving will take place this Sunday when the clocks move forward one hour – (springforward, or fallback in Autumn). Our timezone, the daylight saving dates and the rules around what happens if you are working when the clocks change are governed by 2 pieces of legislation. Time Act The Time Act 1974 defines New […]
The following is an article produced by Duncan Cotterill. The original post can be found HERE. Immigration law FAQs Wednesday, September 8, 2021 Our immigration team has compiled a selection of frequently asked questions and answers, which may be useful for businesses with immigration questions. These are hypothetical scenarios, and the advice is, of course, […]
Well it is a trending topic at the moment so just an update on our situation and options should an employee contract the virus. Firstly, about four years ago we moved all our systems into the cloud as part of our Business Continuity Plan, this was after successfully coming through the Earthquakes in 2011 uninterrupted. […]
Harvey has been our longest serving employee and has been with us from June 2006. So after 13 years he has decided it is time to call it a day and spend more time at home with his wife, Caroline and his bees. We all will miss his enthusism and dedication but wish him a […]
I saw this article – http://www.dominionsystems.com/blog/the-time-saving-benefits-of-an-efficient-ess and felt it was worth sharing as it explains the benefits of using an ESS or Ezytime as offered by us.
The Ministry of Business has just released a useful calculator that lets you see an estimate of the total cost of hiring staff. It includes all the Add-On costs that are often forgotten such as Employer’s Kiwisaver, ACC and Recruitment costs. It can be structured by Industry (limited scope) but is a useful tool to […]
It must be election time what with all the discussion that is happening over Kiwisaver at the moment. Each party says they know best but in my view, the best and easiest thing that they could all do to Kiwisaver, is make the Employer’s Contributions tax-free again. Currently the Employer’s Contributions are taxed at the […]
Well I’m not sure about you guys, but this year for us has just flown. It was a year where a lot happened, Paula left us in February after about 15 years of dedicated service. She is now selling Real Estate in Whangamata (her cell is 027 572-9342 if you are looking for a holiday […]
Hi All, Just a reminder that this Friday is a Public Holiday for Canterbury and the office will be closed excpet for emergency situations. Please ensure all timesheets are in as early as possible.