A farming trust was ordered to pay a minimum of $87,000 for not complying with Employment Legislation. They failed to keep proper timesheets, ensure staff were paid at least the minimum wage, all staff had an Employment Contract and failed to correctly account for working on Public Holidays. You can read the full article HERE!
ACC has decided to discontinue their Workplace Incentive Programme as it has not led to a reduction in claims. The programme provided a discount on ACC Levies if you had a recognised ACC process in place. Full details can be read here – faqs-workplace-incentive-products
On April 1st, 2016 the Employment Standards Bill came into force and one of the changes was around Timesheets. The change was not new but more reinforcing and consolidating requirements in existence in other legislation. The main point is that Employers MUST keep daily Timesheets for all waged based employees and any all salary based […]
There are a number of propsed changes currently under review ith the Government around Parental Leave and a new law called the Employment Standards Bill which is an amendment to the Employment Relations Act. The attached link contains a presentation by Duncan Cotterill at the recenet New Zealand Payroll Conference. Well worth a read by […]
ACC has just released the attached Safety Newsletter to ensure everyone stays safe over the Christmas period. You can read the newsletter here SEN December 2015!
Payroll Risk are the areas within the payroll function that can either cause payroll failure or payroll errors. A recent review byt the New Zealand Payroll Practioners Association found the following areas to be where most payroll risk comes from; The wrong payroll system has been selected in the first place for the type of […]
ACC is currently seeking your views on their levies etc. Click HERE to share your views. Are you ready to have your say? Levy consultation for the 2016/17 year opens today and runs through until 5pm, Friday 30 October. Jump online, join the conversation, and let us know what you think – this is your […]
In New Zealand there is employment legislation called “Employment Relations Act 2000”, & “Holiday’s Act 2003”. The purpose of the employment relations act is to build productive employment relationships through the promotion of good faith in all aspects of the employment environment and of the employment relationship. This refers to both collective bargaining and individual […]
We are often asked what the differences are between New Zealand and our neighbours in Australia so hopefully the following helps in relation to Payroll Legilsation at least. This post just covers Australia and a following one will outline New Zealand’s. In Australia there is employment legislation called “Fair Work Act 2009” Employees are covered […]
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.