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Simpson Grierson's Jo Copeland takes home Gold Award

Friday, 10 November 2017, 2:12 pm | Simpson Grierson

“Addressing the gender pay gap and inequity generally takes courage. It is time for us all to ask what the gap is in our organisations, speak up, ask your executive team what they are prepared to do to fix it and take action. We can so do this,” ... More >>

Simpson Grierson Launches SchoolSafe

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:12 am | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson has launched a simple, easy-to-use online health & safety management platform developed specifically for schools to improve greater health and safety compliance, Health & Safety Advisory Services Director Terry Johnson says. More >>

Simpson Grierson takes home Supreme Award

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 3:17 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is thrilled to have won three awards, including the Supreme Award at the White Camellia Awards last night at Government House, says Heather Ash, Partner and Head of our Diversity and Inclusion Committee. More >>

Law Firm Simpson Grierson Wins White Camellia Award

Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 9:58 am | Simpson Grierson

Law firm Simpson Grierson took out the top award at the White Camellia Awards which were presented by the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy at Government House tonight. More >>

Employers Call for Overhaul of the Holidays Act

Monday, 4 September 2017, 3:48 pm | Simpson Grierson

In the lead up to this year's general election, Simpson Grierson has released a report that looks at what are the most significant issues facing our employer clients. More >>

Employers have right to know about criminal charges

Tuesday, 9 May 2017, 10:17 am | Simpson Grierson

In ASG v Harlene Hayne, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Otago [1] , the Supreme Court has confirmed that an employer's interest in knowing about criminal charges faced by an employee may prevail over a suppression order, where there is a link ... More >>

Fairfax & NZME face difficult decision

Wednesday, 3 May 2017, 3:16 pm | Simpson Grierson

While the Commission's determination to decline clearance and authorisation of the merger is of little surprise, seeing as it reflected the draft determination released last year, the question remains whether Fairfax/NZME will appeal that determination. More >>

Draft Employment Bill released for public consultation

Friday, 28 April 2017, 11:55 am | Simpson Grierson

On 20 April 2017, the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) released a copy of the draft Employment (Pay Equity and Equal Pay) Bill (Bill) for public consultation. More >>

What is the Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Bill?

Friday, 21 April 2017, 1:42 pm | Simpson Grierson

The Domestic Violence - Victims' Protection Bill ( Bill ) was introduced in March this year to offer greater protection in employment to victims of domestic violence. The Bill is a member's bill, put forward by Jan Logie of the Greens. It passed its ... More >>

The pay equity deal – what will it mean for employers?

Wednesday, 19 April 2017, 4:53 pm | Simpson Grierson

Yesterday, the Government announced that it has entered into a 'pay equity' settlement in relation to the government-funded service sectors of aged residential care, home support and disability services. More >>

Simpson Grierson launches Innovation Series

Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 4:24 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson launches Innovation Series Simpson Grierson is delighted to introduce our 2017 Innovation Series, a programme of insightful, interactive and practical events with industry and legal experts, business transformation manager Caroline ... More >>

Senior public law specialist to join Simpson Grierson

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 10:47 am | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson is pleased to announce the appointment of senior lawyer Sally McKechnie as a partner in its Wellington office. More >>

Simpson Grierson proud to work with Christchurch Council

Wednesday, 5 April 2017, 2:38 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson proud to work alongside Christchurch City Council in unprecedented district planning process Despite a few outstanding Court of Appeal and High Court appeals, the fast-tracked and bespoke Christchurch district plan review process is ... More >>

Be aware of important new employment standards

Friday, 24 March 2017, 2:29 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson Partner Phillipa Muir says that from 1 April 2017, all individual employment agreements need to comply with new requirements under the Employment Relations Act 2000. More >>

Recommendations improve clarity and workability

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 2:02 pm | Simpson Grierson

On Monday, the Local Government and Environment Committee announced its recommended changes to the Resource Legislation Amendment Bill with several recommendations that improve the clarity and workability, partner Sarah Scott says. More >>

Conditions ripe for corporate activity but buyers cautious

Friday, 24 February 2017, 2:53 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson corporate partner Andrew Matthews says 2016 was a strong year for corporate activity, and conditions suggest this will continue in 2017. More >>

Simpson Grierson expands health and safety services

Monday, 20 February 2017, 1:58 pm | Simpson Grierson

Fiona Carney has joined Simpson Grierson as a senior consultant in its fast-growing health and safety advisory business. More >>

Simpson Grierson advise Shanghai Maling on Silver Fern Farms

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 12:43 pm | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson advises Shanghai Maling on purchase of a 50% interest in Silver Fern Farms More >>

Initiatives to resolve pay equity claims applauded

Friday, 25 November 2016, 9:27 am | Simpson Grierson

Simpson Grierson supports the Government's decision today to accept the recommendations of the Joint Working Group, to improve the raising and resolving of pay equity claims. More >>

Stance on NZME/Fairfax merger bound to be highly contentious

Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 4:23 pm | Simpson Grierson

The Commerce Commission's draft determination to decline to authorise the proposed NZME/Fairfax merger raises important issues for the future of a news industry struggling to deal with digital disruption, and for New Zealanders who rely on that industry ... More >>



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