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 […]

Why You Should Hire A Lawyer For Your Business

Many people and businesses view lawyers as a reactionary thing. Something goes wrong and you’re in over your head? That is when you call a lawyer. But when your business is growing or just starting out, profits are rolling in, and you are hiring employees left and right, it is harder to believe and understand […]

How To Get The Most From Your Lawyer

Most of us never really think about lawyers, because thankfully, we don’t have to. Maybe we’ve been fortunate enough to never have to seek professional legal advice, or never needed to get help with starting a business or separating from a partner. The one thing that most of us do actually know about lawyers is […]

10 Tips Every Employer Should Know

Being an employer means having to be responsible on multiple levels. It doesn’t just mean making a profit, it means treating your employees well, fairly, and equitably across the business. You, as an employer, have the opportunity to create an environment that fosters growth and respect, or one that falls apart because you aren’t making […]

A Quick Overview of Employment Law

Unless you work in the Human Resources department in your company, or are an employment law expert, you probably haven’t had much experience with employment law. The best case scenario is that you’ve actually never even been exposed to it at work, because you’ve always been treated fairly and haven’t had to take an extended […]