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Mental health in the workplace

Mental health in the workplace

An employer’s issue Managing workplace health and safety has run the gamut from providing ergonomic chairs and PPE to ensuring...
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Co-ownership arrangements

Co-ownership arrangements

Could be a good option to get on the property ladder Getting on the first rung of the property ladder...
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Checking your home is accurately insured

Checking your home is accurately insured

Regularly review the sum insured Recent sharp increases in building materials costs due to Covid shortages have affected the cost...
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Notifications of privacy breaches increases significantly

Notifications of privacy breaches increases significantly

Check systems are in place Notifications for a privacy breach have increased nearly four-fold since the new Privacy Act 2019...
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Helping your family before you pass away

Helping your family before you pass away

Get your family details noted now When someone in your family dies, there are a myriad of things to organise...
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Postscript

Postscript

New holidays legislation The complexities of calculating holiday pay and other leave provisions under the current Holidays Act 2003 should...
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Resource consents

Resource consents

What are they and when do you need one? The Resource Management Act 1991 places restrictions on how your land...
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Not sure of your boundary?

Not sure of your boundary?

Remedies if there is an encroachment All property owners, whether commercial or residential, must ensure that any structure on their...
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Property briefs

Property briefs

Updates to the ADLS Agreement – important for buyers and sellers On 8 February 2022 the Auckland District Law Society...
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Gift or loan?

Gift or loan?

The importance of properly documenting advances between family members The trusty Kiwi “She’ll be right” approach is often manifested in...
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Caring for Kiwis who cannot make decisions for themselves

Caring for Kiwis who cannot make decisions for themselves

Comparing with Britney Spears’ conservatorship In the Spring 2021 edition of Trust eSpeaking, we looked at whether someone in New...
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When there is a will, what is the way?

When there is a will, what is the way?

A parent dies, but the child is unaware of the death A child (of whatever age) can make a claim[1]...
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Contractors

Contractors

A veritable minefield of employment law From a legal perspective, hiring contractors has always been tricky. The onus of correctly...
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Grounding your jet-setters

Grounding your jet-setters

The Covid dilemma of annual leave and holidaying offshore Since Covid appeared in New Zealand in early 2020, employers have...
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Business briefs

Business briefs

Charges against Bunnings dismissed Certain rules for interpreting whether broad marketing statements comply with the Fair Trading Act 1986 (FTA)...
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