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Planning Is Key – Election Policies To Affect All Employers

Thursday, 22 October 2020, 3:20 pm | Employsure

Employers across the country must be vigilant over the coming months as the Government implements policies that will affect workplace relations and safety, according to Employsure, New Zealand’s largest workplace relations advisor. Proposed changes ... More >>

NZ Lockdown – What Employers Need To Know

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 5:50 pm | Employsure

Business owners in Auckland should prepare for the worst but plan for the best, following the first recorded cases of COVID-19 community transmission in more than 100 days, according to Employsure, New Zealand’s largest workplace relations advisor. ... More >>

What Employers Should Do When Dealing With Workplace Romances

Thursday, 23 July 2020, 11:10 am | Employsure

Employers should encourage disclosure and handle workplace relationships on a case-by-case basis, according to Employsure, New Zealand’s largest workplace relations advisor. Relationships in the workplace have become an especially timely issue, with employees ... More >>

“Work From Home” - What COVID-19 Alert Level 3 Means For Businesses

Monday, 20 April 2020, 6:45 pm | Employsure

Employsure is here to support business owners to comply with the restrictions under the COVID-19 alert levels. The Government last week outlined the details of what relaxing restrictions from Alert Level 4 would look like, and has now announced the ... More >>

COVID-19 Essential Workers Leave Support: What You Need To Know

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 6:31 am | Employsure

Businesses classified as ‘essential’ are being urged to check if New Zealand’s latest coronavirus wage subsidy scheme is relevant to them, in order to avoid unnecessary confusion among their staff. Employers are now able to access a new government payment ... More >>

Business Owners Bracing For Another Hit: Minimum Wage Set To Land April 1

Tuesday, 31 March 2020, 8:59 am | Employsure

New Zealand business owners are being reminded that the minimum wage will increase from April 1. The new national adult minimum wage is being lifted to $18.90 for all employees who are 16 years of age or older. It will result in employees earning an ... More >>

New Zealand COVID-19 Lockdown: Everything Employers Need To Know

Friday, 27 March 2020, 2:42 pm | Employsure

New Zealand entered a minimum four-week government ordered lockdown as of midnight Wednesday March 25. The alert level 4 restrictions, the highest in the country’s history, means only businesses and services deemed to be essential, i.e. supermarkets, ... More >>

Staff Notice Requirements Before the Christmas Shutdown

Friday, 8 November 2019, 12:51 pm | Employsure

Are you planning to shut down your business over the Christmas and New Year period? It's never too early (or too late) to start planning. More >>

Advice for Today’s Teacher Strikes

Wednesday, 29 May 2019, 1:51 pm | Employsure


Employers Urged To Be Ready For May 6 Changes

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 5:24 pm | Employsure

Small business owners across New Zealand are being urged to make sure they’re ready for the next round of changes to the Employment Relations Act, which come into effect next week. More >>

5 dramatic changes to workplaces 1 April

Tuesday, 26 March 2019, 3:19 pm | Employsure

What are the changes all employers and business owners need to be prepared for 1 April 2019 and beyond? More >>

Holidays Act rip-off

Thursday, 31 May 2018, 1:41 pm | Employsure

THOUSANDS, if not millions, of workers have been ‘ripped-off’ with their annual leave entitlements because of a flawed process of calculating holiday payments according to Workplace Relations Minister Iain Lees-Galloway. More >>

‘Underwhelming’ budget for business

Friday, 18 May 2018, 12:31 pm | Employsure

Budget 2018 has failed to provide certainty for small business and business in general, around industrial relations, tax, red tape, immigration, and minimum wages according to Jen Tweed, Managing Director of SME workplace advisory firm Employsure, with close ... More >>

Smoking can stub out job opportunities

Tuesday, 20 March 2018, 5:57 pm | Employsure

It turns out your health isn't the only thing being harmed by your smoking habit. Finding employment could also be an issue for smokers, an employment expert says. More >>

Easter - grey area for employers

Thursday, 1 March 2018, 4:51 pm | Employsure

If you want to open your business over Easter, there are important employee entitlements to be aware of on Easter Sunday in particular. More >>

Dramatic employment changes for small business

Thursday, 25 January 2018, 6:30 pm | Employsure

Managing Director of workplace specialist firm, Employsure Jen Tweed says: “The changes announced are in line with expectations set during the campaign; but demonstrate some shifting of election policy. The proposed amendments are the first step in the ... More >>

The season to be cautious

Monday, 18 December 2017, 12:00 pm | Employsure

With New Zealand employers on high alert following high profile sexual assault revelations, the traditional “get boozy on the company tab” routine is being supressed this year. More >>

The Season to Be Cautious

Monday, 18 December 2017, 11:51 am | Employsure

14 December 2017 - With New Zealand employers on high alert following high profile sexual assault revelations, the traditional “get boozy on the company tab” routine is being supressed this year. More >>

Employers Equally Frustrated by System, Says Employsure

Friday, 8 September 2017, 9:09 am | Employsure

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) today released a report revealing that employees are increasingly reporting breaches of their employment rights. The biggest complaint was the lack of employment agreements, an issue of equal concern for employers according ... More >>

Pay equity decision adds complexity, compliance, and costs

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 5:17 pm | Employsure

The announcement that the female-dominated aged care workforce would have its pay equalised with similar male-dominated industries seemed like a huge cause for celebration. More >>