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Fair Pay Agreements – the model proposed
The Bolger-led tripartite Working Group produced a set of recommendations to design a Fair Pay Agreement (FPA) system.
New Zealand
7 Feb 2019
New tax rules for employee share schemes
Companies with, and thinking of adopting, an ESS as part of their remuneration package should review their arrangements.
New Zealand
2 Apr 2018
Creating a win-win employee share plan
This article outlines some of the obstacles in implementing an ESOP plan and some of the factors involved in plan design.
New Zealand
31 Mar 2018
New employee share scheme tax rules – its time to review your scheme
The proposed new tax rules make significant changes to the taxation of ESS, particularly conditional share schemes.
New Zealand
9 Apr 2017
Second consultation round on taxation of employee share schemes
Inland Revenue has released an update on proposals to reform the tax treatment of employee share schemes.
New Zealand
11 Sep 2016
Employee share scheme reform – with more to come
The article explains the new tax law changes and summarises the reform proposals the IRD has put up for discussion.
New Zealand
13 Jun 2016
Double jeopardy for workplace accident?
This employer incurred penalties from two different authorities under two different laws for the same workplace accident.
New Zealand
30 Jul 2015
Labour and employment
Discusses labour and employment for doing business in NZ.
New Zealand
3 Aug 2011
New workplace rules: key points
The Government’s employment law changes came into effect on 1 April 2011. This Brief Counsel focuses on the key practical issues that flow from the new amendments. This advice is necessarily generic and is not a substitute for specific advice in relation to your particular circumstances.
New Zealand
4 Apr 2011
The employment relationship in the aftermath of the quake
As Christchurch moves from the rescue and recovery phase, many businesses and employees will need to know what is going to happen in their workplace. This guide has been prepared to assist employers in the wake of the 22 February earthquake. It is necessarily brief and general, and is not a substitute for specific legal advice about your situation
New Zealand
28 Feb 2011
New employment and holidays law passed
The amendments to the Employment Relations Act and Holidays Act were passed by Parliament yesterday and now only need the royal assent to become law, likely to be early next week.
New Zealand
25 Nov 2010
Hobbit Employment Bill - small, but perfectly formed?
True to the terms of its deal with Warner Bros, the Government is rushing through a Bill to clarify the distinction between independent contractors and employees in the film industry.
New Zealand
29 Oct 2010
New Workplace Rules On The Way
Two Bills giving effect to the Government’s package of workplace changes recently passed their first reading, and were sent to select committee. Public submissions on the Employment Relations Bill close on 13 September 2010, with submissions on the Holidays Amendment Bill closing on 17 September 2010. A select committee report is expected in early November. This Brief Counsel provides a user-friendly guide to the Employment Relations Bill and Holidays Amendment Bill both of which are schedul
New Zealand
15 Sep 2010
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