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9 July 2020

Triangular Employment Relationships

Joining controlling third parties to personal grievance claims The Employment Relations (Triangular Employment) Amendment Act 2019(Act)came into force on 27 June 2020.   The Act has far reaching implications for employers who use labour-hire companies.

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10 June 2020

Consumer Contracts – Financial Support

Debt, Hardship and Uncertainty: COVID-19 and its Implications for Lending and Borrowing Arrangements  The impacts of COVID-19 have been far-reaching, affecting the economy in a variety of ways.

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9 June 2020

Penalty Clauses Clarified

It is common for commercial agreements to include a clause setting out some form of consequence if a breach occurs.

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5 June 2020

Alert Level 1

At midnight on 9 June 2020 New Zealand moved to Alert Level 1. The restrictions of Alert Level 2 have been lifted, though strict border controls remain.

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5 June 2020

Commercial Leases Disputes

The Government has announced a new compulsory arbitration scheme for small businesses who can’t agree a fair rent reduction with their landlord.

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15 May 2020

Alert Level 2 and your Business

As of Thursday, 14 May 2020 we are at Alert Level 2. This means that even more businesses will be allowed to resume operations.

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