April 29th 2019
Our latest newsletter covers information on oral fluid (drug) testing, probationary periods, recruiting and retaining staff, and work trials. Further Empl...
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...
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 ...
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...
'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,...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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...
September 28th 2018
If you missed out on our client session run by Kerry Goldfinch, Growing Business Performance Through Your People, you can view it here. If you would like ...
Update on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill
September 27th 2018
The Employment Relations Amendment Bill has attracted significant interest since the Coalition Government announced their agenda to review current employme...
90 Day Trials - 20 or more staff, what next?
September 6th 2018
We all wait in anticipation as it is now only a day from the Select Committee reporting back on a bill to bring an end to the current 90-day trial period, ...
Salary Payments & Minimum Wage
September 4th 2018
Salary Payments and Minimum Wage – A Word of CautionAre you meeting your obligations to pay salaried staff at least the minimum wage?This is a hot topic in...
You're Fired! - Terminating an employee
July 31st 2018
So, you have an employee who is not performing/meeting expectations/not the right fit, there may be many reasons…..what do you, or can you, do about it? W...
Time and Leave Records
July 13th 2018
Current legislation requires that employers keep complete and accurate records of all time, leave, wages, employment agreements, etc. So, what exactly do ...
June News - Changing Landscapes
June 19th 2018
In our June newsletter we have taken a look at what is happening around employment law and the challenges with pay and holidays that are regularly featurin...
Keeping Pay Competitve
June 14th 2018
Overall the messages about pay movements in the last year have been fairly consistent across the different survey providers. Average increases for operati...
Learnings from the Smith City Case
May 28th 2018
Many of you will be familiar with the recent Employment Court decision in the Smith City case. The Court found that the decision of Smith City Group Ltd n...