What Is Workplace Bullying And How Can I Avoid It?

Bullying is the use of external force, threat, intimidation or coercing someone into doing things they aren’t willing to do in an aggressive manner which becomes habitual and repetitive. Bullying over the years has been attributed to behaviours of domination caused by the imbalance of social and physical power.  There is always the ‘bully’ and […]

The Pros & Cons Of Having A Union In Your Workplace

Talk of unions often sends employees flying in one direction or another of the proverbial union line in the sand. The controversial topic is usually only one held by traditional unionised workforces, like labour or health care, but remains prevalent when it comes to employment law in NZ or other countries that have a strong […]

Why Hiring A Lawyer Is Crucial For Your Small Business

By being a small business, you’re automatically probably a bit strapped for cash. You’re growing, maybe trying to feel out where your niche is, and it can be really hard to even start thinking about needing a lawyer. You might think that you can just take some business law courses and you’ll be sorted. While […]