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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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10 June 2020

Redundancies in the Post COVID-19 Economy

The COVID-19 global pandemic has forced businesses to make unprecedented changes to adjust and survive.   The new business landscape emerging in the post COVID-19 economy signals that changes to staffing structures are likely to be common.

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5 June 2020

Wage Subsidy Extension Update

On 14 May 2020 the government announced that the Wage Subsidy Scheme would be extended. The Wage Subsidy Extension payments will be available from 10 June 2020 until 1 September 2020.

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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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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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