Is it “fair”?

The National Party has a policy which it intends to introduce whereby new employees are given a 6 month trial or probationary period during which certain different rules are to apply. Do you think this is a fair approach and a reasonable thing to do? Is it “fair” that employers and employees should have such a “shake down” period? What do you think?

Why we need to ask you for information

Information Requirements New Zealand has passed a law called the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 (“the AML/CFT law” for short). The purpose of the law reflects New Zealand’s commitment to the international initiative to counter the impact that criminal activity has on people and economies within the global community. Recent changes

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New Enduring Power of Attorney Forms

New Enduring Powers of Attorney Forms There have been recent legislative changes (to the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988) which will affect those seeking to make Enduring Powers of Attorney. Some of these changes include: (a) less restrictive requirements for mutual appointments (b)  the adoption of standard explanations to explain the effects

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Your Digital Legacy

In this increasingly “digital” world  , have you ever stopped and thought about what might happen upon your death in terms of what becomes of your “digital” information. More and more of us are conducting our lives in cyberspace and therefore much of the information about us, our activities, interests, etc are contained in various

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