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Duncan Cotterill
As this legislation moves through Parliament, employers should consider if pay equity may be an issue in their industry.
Duncan Cotterill
Employers should become aware of their changed obligations since recent amendments to the Employment Relations Act.
Duncan Cotterill
Having enduring powers of attorney and a well-drafted will in place is important for every adult, whatever their age.
Duncan Cotterill
Some of the common purposes of a trust, and the structures which can be utilised, will be discussed in this article.
Duncan Cotterill
When purchasing a property, obtaining a Land Information Memorandum (LIM) report from the council is strongly recommended.
Duncan Cotterill
Mortgagee sales offer a chance to buy a cheaper property but require thorough due diligence before signing the contract.
Duncan Cotterill
Where the rental cannot lawfully be used for residential purposes a tenant may apply for rent to be repaid.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Trade competitors should tread carefully when considering judicial review of resource management decisions.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This article focuses on the liability of real estate agents for incorrect information from the vendor or a third party.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Link to interview about when to engage a lawyer & key things to note when doing so, as well as general advice for entrepreneurs.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
These proposals are found in the Building System Legislative Reform: Discussion Paper (Part Four: Risk and Liability).
Duncan Cotterill
These points examine the Israel Folau case from a NZ perspective- was the behaviour unacceptable if it was outside work?
Wynn Williams Lawyers
If an employer wishes to rely on requiring an employee to work overtime, then it must provide reasonable compensation.
Duncan Cotterill
This Act aims to help Cantabrians resolve outstanding residential insurance claims from the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes.
Cavell Leitch
The minimum income requirements for some visa categories have recently been increased. Why? What? Who is impacted?
Cavell Leitch
Article looks at rights of employer if cannabis is legalised and reminds employers to review drug and alcohol policies etc.
Cavell Leitch
Understanding EQC/insurance claims history of a property prior to sale is becoming increasingly significant for vendors.
Littler Mendelson
New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) taking effect this spring
Duncan Cotterill
Recent case considered the question of how much information must be provided to validly notify an insurance claim.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article discusses key changes being considered after MBIE review of insurance contract law.
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Cavell Leitch
This immigration update provides a brief overview of key proposed changes to the employer-assisted work visa framework.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Timely reminder to reporting entities about the risks associated with failing to comply with the AML & CFT regime.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A probationary period enables an employer to assess the suitability of an employee in skills, diligence and personality.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article discusses key changes being considered after MBIE review of insurance contract law.
Duncan Cotterill
Contracting parties should be mindful of all their interests and avoid clauses which are punitive rather than protective.
Duncan Cotterill
MBIE has released an Options Paper, setting out options being considered for three key areas of insurance contract law.
Cavell Leitch
Companies with more than 20 staff can no longer rely on a 90 day trial period clause but may consider a probationary period.
Cavell Leitch
INZ typically experience high numbers of visa applications and temporary processing backlogs, during the summer months.
Duncan Cotterill
The Union successfully argued that the wording of the collective agreement included an unlawful 'availability provision'.
Littler Mendelson
New Zealand employers should be aware that there are several significant legislative changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 (the Act) taking effect this spring
Duncan Cotterill
We recommend employers check their current practices, procedures and policies to ensure compliance with these changes.
Duncan Cotterill
While not codifying trust law, the Trusts Bill will clarify the rights and obligations of everyone involved in a trust.
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