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3 March 2021

Business Continuity Test Set to Change

The Minister of Revenue has recently indicated his intention to introduce legislation to relax New Zealand’s loss continuity rules. Currently, New Zealand’s loss continuity rules are among the strictest in the world.

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5 February 2021

Waitangi Day and Mondayisation

Those who work a Monday to Friday job will be looking forward to a long weekend. While Waitangi Day falls on a Saturday this year, the public holiday is taken on the following Monday.

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1 February 2021

Possible Increase to Sick Leave Entitlement

The Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill 2020 (Bill) was introduced on 1 December 2020. The Bill proposes to increase employee sick leave entitlements from five days to ten.

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28 January 2021

Data Privacy Day – 28 January 2021

Data Privacy Day is “an international effort … to create awareness about the importance of respecting privacy, safeguarding data and enabling trust”. [1] It serves as an important reminder to both individuals and agencies who collect personal information.

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4 December 2020

Court Insurance Case – IAG

Recent Supreme Court Insurance Case – IAG New Zealand Limited v Moore [2020] NZSC 122   Mr Moore’s house suffered damaged in the 22 February 2011 earthquake in the amount of $2. 08 million.

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2 December 2020

New Privacy Act 2020

  The new Privacy Act 2020 (New Act) came into force on 1 December 2020.   There are some key changes in the New Act which help to bring New Zealand’s privacy law into the 21st century.

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