In October of 2017, New Zealand moved to a coalition government with Jacinda Ardern elected as the world’s youngest head of government. With a fresh and bold stance on many topics, Ardern has led New Zealand to several big changes, including certain employment rights. One of the main changes that is being proposed to employment […]
Whether you’re a small business or a large corporation in New Zealand, the news that minimum wage is rising is almost always a startling one. The most recent announcement set by New Zealand’s coalition deal is that the minimum wage in New Zealand will be $20 by the year 2021. This is a fairly drastic […]
Ever so often we come across news of sexual harassment on television, in our daily newspapers; you hear it from your friends or colleagues. There are various laws implemented to safeguard people against harassment of all kinds, lawmakers are people we trust when it comes to getting justice, but as per statistics, one in every […]
The term HR (human resources) has dramatically transformed the way in which businesses interact with their employees. In time gone by the function of HR was purely administrative, but now employees have a HR department that can cover any aspect of their employment. For example, covering aspects such as pay, employee relations training, holidays and […]
“While cyber security can sound pretty complex, or something that small businesses wouldn’t need to worry about, it all boils down to a few simple steps to keep websites safe, secure, and up-and-running,” CERT NZ Senior Incident Manager Erica Anderson says.
Gilbert+Tobin has launched a new online platform to advise and inform clients and lawyers digital technology.
With 2017 behind us we look ahead to 2018 and what legal trends we are to see this year. Below you can see some of the areas (general and tech related) that are trending which you can take advantage of and also areas that you need to be aware of: GENERAL TRENDS Cybersecurity In recent […]
Keeping up to date with employment law is really difficult, plain and simple. It doesn’t matter who you are or what training you have, (unless you happen to be a lawyer who specialises in employment law, in which case you already know what you’re doing, so feel free to move on!). What you need to […]
The exemption for financial robo-advice, now called digital advice, is necessary for New Zealand to catch up to other developed economies that have been more keen to embrace technology in the area, a top law firm says.