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Covid-19 - Time to Stop & Think

November 18th 2021


The Covid-19 Protection Framework is nearly here - how well prepared are you and your business? Check out our latest update by Greg Millard, Employment Rel...

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Delta - Assessing the Risks & Vaccination Requirements

November 1st 2021


Check out our lasted vlog where we look at vaccination requirements for staff and how to prepare and plan for potential interruption as Delta continues to ...

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Contractor or Employee - has the relationship changed?

September 10th 2021


A recent Employment Court decision found that a ‘contract’ builder was in fact an employee. This was after an earlier cases where a self employer courier d...

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Can you require your staff to be vaccinated against Covid-19?

September 10th 2021


As the Delta strain hit the shores of NZ this question is getting asked more often.The current guidance is that where there is a high risk of contracting a...

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Covid-19 Support for Employers - New Video's Available

August 25th 2021


In todays update are links to videos with practical information for Employers about support available and what to be preparing and planning for before maki...

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Covid-19 Lockdown – Can an employee’s pay be reduced or cut?

August 19th 2021


Potentially - but there are some major considerations!What we have learned as an outcome to Covid-19 case law from the last year is that the essentials of ...

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Covid-19 Vaccinations – Information for Employers

August 12th 2021


The vaccination roll-out programme is well underway here in New Zealand.  Anyone over 16 now able to register for a booking where they are not already vacc...

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Sick Leave Entitlements

August 4th 2021


The Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Act 2021 has been in place since 24th July, 2021.This Act increased entitlements from 5 days per annum after...

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Latest Work Visa Announcements

July 20th 2021


Immigration have made further announcements about work visa processes. This includes increasing maximum duration of some visas, temporarily removing some p...

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Legislation Changes to Sick Leave Entitlements

May 26th 2021


The Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Act 2021 received royal assent on 24th May, 2021. This amendment increases the entitlement to sick leave fro...

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Covid-19 Vaccinations – What To Consider

May 12th 2021


DHBs are now well underway with Covid-19 vaccine rollouts across the country and plan to have these completed by the end of this year. As an employer, you ...

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Fair Pay Agreements

May 12th 2021


The design of the proposed Fair Pay Agreements was announced last week by Government. This is intended to introduce minimum pay and conditions for certain ...

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Immigration – Upcoming Changes To Work Visas

May 12th 2021


It was confirmed last week that the new accreditation and transition to the Accredited Employer Work Visa will be introduced from 1st November 2021.  This ...

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Leave & Holidays – What Else Is In The Pipeline?

May 12th 2021


The Government acceptedthe 22 Holidays Act Taskforce recommendations to make the Holidays Act ‘clearer and more certain’. Work is now underway to draft cha...

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Leave & Holidays – What Is On The Table?

May 12th 2021


There are 2 bills currently progressing through the parliamentary process which we will further update you on if/when they are passed into law.

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Leave & Holidays – What Has Changed Recently?

May 12th 2021


There have been 2 recent legislation amendments introducing new types of leave. The first is an extra Public Holiday for Matariki. The first Matariki Publi...

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Employer Considerations with regards to International Travel in 2021 with Grow HR's Laura Gregory

April 30th 2021


Are your staff considering international travel? If so we recommend checking out what ER Consultant Laura Gregory has to say about what you may want to con...

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Lance Peterson granted full Private Investigator License by the Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority

April 12th 2021


Grow HR's Lance Peterson has been granted a full Private Investigator permit by the Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority for external workplace i...

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Did you know Grow HR can help with Managing Absences?

March 10th 2021


The 2019 bi-annual Workplace Wellness Report by Southern Cross & Business New Zealand reported that the costs of absence in 2018 was $1.79b and the equival...

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Grow HR Employment Briefings > Wed 3rd March 2021

February 18th 2021


Grow HR Complimentary Employment Briefings – Wednesday 3rd March 2021

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