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Major Changes for Payroll on its Way

Major Changes for Payroll on its Way

MAJOR CHANGES FOR PAYROLL ON ITS WAY Based on the present results of the election and even if Labour needs to have the Greens to govern these are the two parties that want to change employment law and tax that will impact on the work, we do in payroll. Labour...

Good Faith

Good Faith

[EMPLOYMENTNZ] GOOD FAITH Employees, employers and unions are obliged to deal with each other at all times in good faith. Every action taken by an employer and an employee must be done in good faith. Good faith includes the following three elements: ·         Parties...

Medical Incapacity

Medical Incapacity

[EMPLOYMENTNZ] MEDICAL INCAPACITY When an employee is no longer able to do their job due to illness or injury, it can be a challenging time for both employees and employers. In these situations employees are often feeling vulnerable and stressed, worried about not...

Retirement

Retirement

[EMPLOYMENTNZ] RETIREMENT An employer cannot force an employee to retire except in very limited circumstances. In employment law, there is no set age for retirement. The common age for retirement is 65, as this is the superannuation qualification age. The retirement...

Kiwisaver for Employees with Special Circumstances

Kiwisaver for Employees with Special Circumstances

[IRD] KIWISAVER FOR EMPLOYEES WITH SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES KiwiSaver deductions and employer contributions may change depending on your employee’s situation. Employees aged 60 years or over There's a withdrawal rule for employees who joined KiwiSaver before 1 July 2019....

Record Keeping

Record Keeping

[EMPLOYMENTNZ] RECORD KEEPING What happens if an employer doesn't keep accurate records If an employer doesn’t keep all the accurate wage and time, holiday and leave records as required by the Employment Relations Act 2000 and the Holidays Act 2003: ·         the...

Payroll Excellence Awards 2020

Payroll Excellence Awards 2020

2020 Payroll Excellence Awards Nominations open on 7 September 2020 and close on 30th October 2020. Payroll practitioners are the unsung heroes of business. They manage one of the largest costs an employer has while applying legislation, deadlines and a changing work...

Pay-As-You-Go for Fixed Term or Changing Work Patterns

Pay-As-You-Go for Fixed Term or Changing Work Patterns

[EMPLOYMENTNZ] PAY-AS-YOU-GO FOR FIXED-TERM OR CHANGING WORK PATTERNS The right to four weeks’ annual holidays per year applies to all types of employees. In limited circumstances some employees may be paid their annual holiday entitlement on a pay-as-you-go basis. In...

Pay Day

Pay Day

[EMPLOYMENTNZ] PAY DAY When and how often an employee is paid (eg weekly, fortnightly, monthly) varies between workplaces and will often be in employment agreements or workplace policies. To make sure your first pay is paid on time, you need to give your employer all...

Access to Personal Information

Access to Personal Information

[PRIVACY COMMISSIONER] GIVE PEOPLE ACCESS TO THEIR PERSONAL INFORMATION People have a right to access the personal information you hold about them. You should keep personal information in a way that is easily retrievable so you can: 1.     confirm that you hold a...