Show me the honey – fair process is critical in dealing with personal grievances

An employee of a Manuka honey producer does dodgy deals, but still gets $18,000 personal grievance payout for botched termination. … Read More

COVID-19 vaccination mandate: complicated for employers but great for employment lawyers

A new bill will make terminating a person’s employment on the grounds of vaccination status a lot more costly for employers.… Read More

Vaccination mandate continues to widen

Over the past three days we have seen several key developments in COVID-19 employment law that will likely affect the future operation of your business. … Read More

A solicitors approval clause is not a get-out-jail-free card

When contracts aren’t done right, buyers can find themselves involved in costly negotiations trying to amend or exit an agreement which could have been avoided by taking time at the outset to check the agreement.… Read More

Inaugural scholarships awarded to inspiring Northland law students

Two inspiring Northland teenagers have received a significant step up on their journey to study law at university. Congratulations Savannah Cowan and James (Jimmy) Mack. … Read More

Co-parenting across Alert Level 2 & 3 boundaries

For whānau living within and across Alert Level boundaries, navigating shared care arrangements can be a difficult and sometimes daunting task.… Read More

Government vaccine mandate for education and health and disability sectors

Teachers, GPs, nurses, midwives and aged-care workers will all required to be vaccinated under an imminent Government mandate.… Read More

#Cancelled – Can you fire an employee when a social media post goes viral?

Employers are right to be concerned about the reputational risks brought by employees’ controversial personal posts – but what can be done?… Read More

Common IT risks in law firm IT systems – and what to do about them

In this article Andrew Easterbrook explains how a typical law firm network and system might be set up, and how its component parts create risk.… Read More

Rent reduction for businesses due to COVID-19

For those leasing commercial premises, you may be able to obtain a rent reduction to help bring your costs down during this difficult period.… Read More

Alert Level 3: can property transactions go ahead now?

At Alert Level 3, subject to certain conditions, the necessary steps to complete property transactions can now start to take place.… Read More

WRMK Lawyers up for three NZ Law Awards for third year running

WRMK Lawyers has been named a finalist for three New Zealand Law Awards once again in 2021. … Read More

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