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December 2019 Newsletter

December 17th 2019


In the December 2019 issue of our email newsletter we look at: Grow HR donates to Project Prima Volta & Christmas Cheer Appeal Better Protection for Contra...

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2019 Labour Cost Index from Stats NZ

December 9th 2019


The Labour Cost Index for year to September 2019 has not yet been published by Stats NZ. But here are the headlines.

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Better Protection for Contractors

December 9th 2019


The government has launched a discussion document for public feedback 'Better protections for Contractors'. 

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Update on Changes to Temporary Work Visas

December 9th 2019


The first overview of changes to employer processes and visas have been announced by Immigration.

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Christmas Cheer Appeal / Project Prima Volta

December 9th 2019


In lieu of client gifts this Christmas we've decided to instead contribute to two great local projects: the Christmas Cheer Appeal and Project Prima Volta....

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Planning Staff Cover for Christmas & New Year

November 4th 2019


Now is a really good time to start planning any business shutdowns and managing your staff's annual leave requests for the upcoming holiday period.    The...

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October 2019 Newsletter

October 23rd 2019


In the October 2019 issue of our email newsletter we look at changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas being rolled out between now and 2021, perfo...

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Getting sorted for work Christmas parties

October 21st 2019


If you're an employer, you have responsibilities for your staff (and potentially clients) at work Christmas functions.

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Changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas being rolled out between now and 2021

October 18th 2019


Between now and 2021, the Government are making changes to the way employers recruit foreign workers. The changes aim to improve the temporary work visa sy...

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April Newsletter

April 29th 2019


Our latest newsletter covers information on oral fluid (drug) testing, probationary periods, recruiting and retaining staff, and work trials.  Further Empl...

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February Newsletter

February 20th 2019


Our first newsletter of 2019 is packed with exciting information: we introduce a new team member, Lance Peterson and introduce independent Mediation Servic...

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Using external investigators for serious complaint investigations

February 4th 2019


As employers, there may be times when you need to investigate serious issues, such as misconduct, serious misconduct or allegations/complaints of bullying ...

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Payday Filing Update

January 29th 2019


Changes are afoot regarding Payday Filing.  Effective 01 April 2019, Payday filing will be compulsory. Here are the key points that you need to know: Payda...

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'Nipping it in the bud' conversations

December 14th 2018


To find out more about how to have some of those conversations with your employees that might be a little uncomfortable, such as often being late for work,...

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What's up for 2019 - The Employment Relations Act

December 12th 2018


We’ve all been watching as the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 progressed through the Select Committee and Parliamentary processes.  The Bill has n...

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December Newsletter

December 4th 2018


Christmas is nearly here and this is our last newsletter for 2018. We'll continue to post articles and blogs of interest here and on our Facebook, LinkedIn...

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Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2018

November 23rd 2018


Wow, what a night!  A huge congratulations to all the finalists and winners at this year’s Pan Pac Awards.  We know how hard you’ve worked to achieve that ...

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Xmas Closedowns

November 21st 2018


Xmas Closedowns Well, Xmas is rapidly approaching with only 4 more full working weeks to go.  If you are planning a Xmas closedown period, now is the time ...

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October Newsletter

October 18th 2018


For the latest news and updates from us, with links to videos from presentations from Grow HR team members, please take a look at our October Newsletter.  ...

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August Newsletter

September 28th 2018


Our August newsletter takes a look at employment law updates, question of month, general news and business partner updates.  If you would like further info...

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