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References No Longer Confidential

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An interesting (in our view disturbing) case from the Human Rights Review Tribunal which suggests references and the details of other candidates in a recruitment process are not as confidential as we all thought.

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Bullying in the Workplace Free Seminar

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Bullying in the workplace (and accusations of bullying) can have a significant detrimental effect on your business. Join us at our next free seminar to learn about workplace bullying and how to manage it

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Preventing & Responding to Workplace Bullying - Section 1

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In February 2014 WorkSafe New Zealand and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment released a best practice guideline about how to prevent and respond to workplace bullying.  The guidelines are extensive, and include the following sections:

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Venue Available for Charities

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Our office expansion is nearly complete, with the training room now located next door. It is an excellent venue with plenty of natural light and large enough to seat 50 comfortably. We are starting a full training programme to make use of the room, however it is also being made available to charities to use for free (subject to availability). So if you know any local groups that need somewhere to meet or put on an event, please pass on our details.

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The Strangeness of Easter Public Holidays

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Good Friday (18 April) and Easter Monday (21 April) are the public holidays, but what happens on the Sunday when the law doesn’t allow most retailers to be open? 

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