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February 2013 Newsletter

Published 14 Feb 2013

KiwiSaver Minimum Contribution Increase

From 1 April 2013, the minimum Employee and Employer contribution rate increases...full story

90 Day Trial Period - Employers Are Still Getting It Wrong

Support calls to our Hotline often relate to the implementation of the 90 Day Trial Period. Many Employers are not aware of the process required, as incorrect implementation can render the 90 Day Trial Period invalid....full story

Social Media and the Employer

Some of the Social media sites can, provide marketing opportunities for businesses, but there can be down sides...full story

Easter Holidays 2013

There are two public holidays over Easter - Good Friday (29th March 2013) and Easter Monday (1st April 2013). For information on Employee’s entitlements and also trading restrictions...full story

Employers Cannot Reduce An Employee's Salary Without Agreement

A recent determination from the Employment Relations Authority has highlighted the risks of reducing an Employee's salary without their agreement...full story

New Employee Priority Amount in Business Failure

The maximum priority amount for Employees in liquidations, receiverships and bankruptcies has been increased ...full story