6th April 2020
Employers will need to demonstrate within their accreditation applications a commitment to training and upskilling New Zealanders.  New Zealanders... Read More
27th March 2020
The Government has put together a COVID-19 Wage Subsidy for employers in all regions. The subsidy is there to support your business if you're... Read More
27th March 2020
Due to the country-wide lockdown of all “non-essential” businesses, many are questioning what this will mean for the rent obligations under... Read More
26th March 2020
The Government has released an Epidemic Management Notice which provides some guidance for migrants on temporary visas.  The Notice states that... Read More
24th March 2020
Whilst we are facing uncertain times with Covid-19, we can confirm during the lock-down period, the team at AWS Legal will continue to be operational... Read More
19th March 2020
Employees hours are governed by the arrangement provided within their individual employment agreement.[1]  To reduce an employee’s hours on a regular... Read More
19th March 2020
While we face uncertain times with Covid-19, we are focussed on maintaining our service to you. It is likely that aspects of our service will adapt... Read More
18th March 2020
By Scott Donaldson, AWS Legal   The government just announced its major support package in response to the economic impacts of COVID-19.  The key... Read More
19th March 2020
As Coronavirus / COVID-19 continues to spread many different legal situations are likely to arise as employees become ill and as business operations... Read More
19th December 2019
The difference between whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor can be difficult to discern.  These difficulties have been... Read More