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FREE People Management & Employment Relations Workshops via Video Conferencing

April 2nd 2020


As part of Hawke’s Bay Business Hub’s series of FREE VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS Grow HR are running sessions via the video conferencing looking at People Management...

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COVID-19 • Laura's Week 1 Wrap-Up • Mandy: Good Faith Still Applies

April 1st 2020


In this COVID-19 update Laura wraps up week 1 of the COVID-19 Alert Level 4 Nationwide Lockdown. We've also got some wise words from Mandy that all New Zea...

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COVID-19 • Subsidies Update Video from Mandy • 29 Mar

March 29th 2020


In this COVID-19 video update Mandy looks at where things are at with the Wage Subsidy and Leave Payment (now folded into the Wage Subsidy), along with som...

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COVID-19 Update • Changes to Government Subsidies

March 27th 2020


The New Zealand Government has this afternoon announced further changes to the Wage Subsidy and the Leave Payment schemes.

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COVID-19 Update • Wage Subsidy & Leave Payments • Wednesday 25 March 2020

March 25th 2020


We've had many different questions and scenarios over the past three days about the financial support available for staff. At this point we're still respon...

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COVID-19 Update – Tuesday 24 March 2020 • Latest Developments & Making Arrangements With Staff

March 24th 2020


Today the NZ Government announced the next level of support, as outlined below. However, the Wage Subsidy & Leave Payment remain the only subsidies in plac...

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New Zealand COVID-19 Alert Level 4 – Nationwide Lockdown – Effective 11.59pm Wednesday 25 March 2020

March 23rd 2020


With little more than 48 hours to prepare for a nationwide shutdown the race is on to make sure you're in the best position possible for business continuit...

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COVID-19 Alert Level 2 and its Impact on Employment in New Zealand

March 22nd 2020


At 12pm Saturday 21 March 2020 Jacinda Ardern increased New Zealand's COVID-19 Alert to Level 2. For employers this means you need to look at alternative w...

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COVID-19 Leave Subsidy (Grow HR)

March 22nd 2020


This video from Mandy at Grow HR explains the purpose of the COVID-10 Leave Subsidy, who’s eligible, how you can find out more, and how to apply for it.

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COVID-19 Wage Subsidy (Grow HR)

March 22nd 2020


This video from Mandy at Grow HR explains the purpose of the COVID-10 Wage Subsidy, who’s eligible, how you can find out more, and how to apply for it.

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COVID-19 Preparing With Staff (Grow HR)

March 22nd 2020


This video from Mandy at Grow HR covers key considerations when it comes to getting prepared as a business and your staff to deal with COVID-19.

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Employment Law Update – March 2020 (Grow HR)

March 22nd 2020


We split this update into two sessions covering 2019 Employment Legislation Changes, Planned Employment Law Changes 2020, Case Law Review and Topical Case ...

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NZ Government COVID-19 Economic Support Package

March 17th 2020


The New Zealand Government's $12.1 billion COVID-19 economic support package includes tax relief, sick leave support and close to $6 billion in immediate w...

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COVID-19 – What Are The Employment Considerations?

March 15th 2020


At Grow HR we're keeping a close eye on COVID-19 updates and will be advising when there are changes that could impact employment matters in New Zealand.

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Coronavirus: What Should I Be Doing As An Employer?

March 8th 2020


The global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has certainly thrown a spanner in the works for New Zealand businesses. So we thought it timely to put together ...

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Coronavirus FAQs from Employment New Zealand

March 8th 2020


The following FAQs have been republished from the Employment New Zealand website and were up-to-date as of 5 March 2020. We encourage you to stay up-to-dat...

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March-April-May 2020 Newsletter

March 3rd 2020


In the March-April-May 2020 issue of our newsletter we look at: Maximising Profits & Optimising Potential by profiling one of our successful clients. We in...

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Maximising Profitability & Optimising Business Potential

March 2nd 2020


Cloud Inc.* recently contacted Grow HR after reviewing the staffing structure of their business and its future role requirements. Find out how they maximis...

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2020 Public Holidays

February 27th 2020


This year Anzac Day falls on a Saturday so will be observed on (transfer to) the following Monday 27 April for any staff where Saturday is not a day they w...

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Minimum Wage Increasing 1 April 2020

February 27th 2020


In New Zealand, the minimum wage is increasing on 1 April from $17.70 to $18.90 per hour. The training wage will increase to $15.12 per hour and will remai...

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