“NZSL is recognised as one of the three official languages of New Zealand under the act. However, only 0.5% (22,986 people) of the population use it, and therefore it is considered a threatened language,” said Chen Palmer managing partner Mai Chen, who also chairs the Superdiversity Institute. “The online publication will provide plain English, easy […]
The world of employment is often a daunting one, particularly if you are new to being employed. Many large employers have HR departments which stand for human resources. The human resources department in a large corporation or business usually takes control of all the day-to-day runnings of the business that affect their employees. They are […]
“Breaking up is hard to do. It’s a life crisis that many of us go through and there is no one way or right way to do it. Formally ending a marriage or civil union requires a court process, as can the decisions about the care of children and the division of joint property,” the […]
The Ministry of Transport’s Taking Flight: An aviation system for the automated age report said that New Zealand is a world leader in unmanned aircraft because of its reputation as a safety regulator, its “open for business” mentality, and its risk-based regulatory regime. It said that the country wants to retain these advantages and remain […]
New Zealand’s laws are changing constantly, and many of them will affect small businesses and individuals. Let’s take a look at some of the new bills and changes in law that may affect you and/or your business over the next month and beyond. ACC Work Levies drop If you are a small business, you will […]
The Ministry of Law, Law Society of Singapore, Enterprise Singapore, and Infocomm Media Development Authority have launched a new program called “Tech-celerate for Law,” which will reimburse some costs paid by Singapore law practices for technology services.
Common Scams that target the elderly includes the “grandparent scam” where the perpetrator calls or emails seniors and pretends to be a family member in trouble or an authoritative person representing the relative, such as a lawyer.
As an employer, keeping up to date with employment relations is incredibly important to your business. Not only is following the law important for your relationship with your employees, but it’s also important to your bottom line and your business’s budget. Failing to follow employment law can result in some serious fines, backpay if you’ve […]
Use of the service requires the user to provide full name and date details of the birth or marriage. The user must then provide information about their own birth or marriage or civil union in New Zealand or their child’s birth in New Zealand. This information is used by the department to check the identity […]
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 […]