Mar 17

Government COVID-19 Business Support Package: How You Can Get Help

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Yesterday the Government announced its business support package, noting it is one of the largest packages in the world on a per capita basis. The $12.1 billion package includes: Initial $500 million boost for health $5.1 billion in wage subsidies for affected businesses in all sectors and regions, available from today. Businesses need…

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Mar 16

Queenstown Employer Guide: A Refresh on Rules Around Public Holidays

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Easter is coming up so now is the time to get across holiday leave obligations so you can be confident in the information you deliver to employees or colleagues. Most of the NZ public holidays fall in the first half of the year. For contingency and forward planning, this Stuff article might give…

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Feb 16

Business Advice Where You Least Expect It

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Work-life balance can be a daily battle for any business owner, with work inevitably infiltrating into everyday life if not kept in check. Although this can be wearisome for even the most dedicated business owner, there is a silver lining: there are many valuable lessons about business which can be learned from outside…

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Dec 10

Holiday Employment Law Q & As

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As the holiday season approaches, many of our clients are in full-swing getting projects finished before Christmas, or ramping up operations in anticipation of the busy summer season business. No doubt this means your staff are working at full steam so it’s a good time to look at some employment law issues that…

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Aug 19

Queenstown Employer Guide: Staff Retention

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Bustling with tourists year-round, Queenstown is vibrant when it’s quiet and hectic when it’s not. Our picturesque yet lively mountain resort town fuels an economy growing in strength and reputation every year but some business owners and managers are pushed to keep up. Staffing is becoming more difficult, as skill and labour shortages…

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Jul 17

Queenstown Business Guide: 7 Useful (and Free) Resources

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New Zealand’s reputation as a business-friendly country is well-founded. Ranked number one in the world for the ease of both doing business and starting a business, entrepreneurship in New Zealand is so simple that you can literally start a business in a day. But while enterprises may be easy to start, running and…

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Jul 17

Queenstown Employer Guide: How to Apply for Work Visas

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Queenstown needs workers, and due to a shortage of skilled staff, employers are forced to look overseas. However the process of employing foreign workers is not always straightforward. There are a few key steps in the visa application process that you, as an employer, need to take to help your new staff get…

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