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Ways to Manage a Remote Workforce

Posted by on 19 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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If you operate a business that requires your employees or yourself to be mobile or work remotely from home, then you may be familiar with the unique challenges this can present.

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Client Profile - Supreme Biotechnologies Limited

Posted by on 18 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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One of the things I really enjoy about my job is to have the opportunity to visit a client’s site and learn about the fascinating things they do.  Recently I visited Supreme Biotech in Richmond who specialise in the production of bioactive compounds derived from micro-algae.  

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Mondayising Anzac & Waitangi Day

Posted by on 17 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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This year Anzac Day falls on a Saturday. Do you know how to pay your staff regardless of whether they work on Saturday 25th or not? To understand your obligations around these public holidays...read more

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'Aggressive' Truckie Wins $13K

Posted by on 17 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has determined that Clayton Cochrane was unjustifiably dismissed as a Driver by Kings Transport and Logistics NZ. Cochrane was awarded over $13,000 in lost wages and compensation.

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Jury Service & Your Obligations

Posted by on 16 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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The courts understand that it can be difficult for employers to let staff attend jury service – but they do ask that you please try to help your staff contribute to the justice system.

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When a Resignation is Not a Resignation

Posted by on 13 February 2015 | 0 Comments

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Mark Goodger worked for his aunt and uncle for around 20 years as a joiner’s labourer at Mainly Doors in Christchurch. He resigned while abusing his aunt on the phone, and subsequently raised a personal grievance claiming he had been unjustifiably dismissed. The employee won and was awarded $5,600 in lost wages and $8,000 compensation which was reduced by 50% for his contribution to the events.

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