Jabs and Jobs: Vaccinating workers against COVID-19

There are many businesses who will want everyone in the workplace to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Can an employer in NZ make vaccination mandatory like other health and safety requirements?… Read More

What is a contracting out agreement (AKA a Pre-Nup)?

When, why and how you should create a contracting out, or pre-nuptial, agreement.… Read More

What are the new tax rules for landlords?

Government announces changes to bright-line test and interest deductions on residential property income.… Read More

Employees who don’t fit in

The workplace is better if everyone enjoys what they do and the people they work with. Here’s what you can do about an employee who is bringing the team down.… Read More

WRMK’s youngest Director named a Rising Star by NZ Lawyer Magazine

WRMK Director Simon Davies-Colley has been named to the 2021 Rising Stars List, compiled annually by NZ Lawyer magazine.… Read More

The Privacy Act 2020: what you need to know

The Privacy Act 2020 strengthens privacy protections by promoting early intervention and risk management by agencies, and enhances the role of the Privacy Commissioner.… Read More

Minimum wage payments during a Level 4 lockdown – what you need to know

The Employment Court recently considered a discrete issue about whether employees at home are entitled to receive the minimum wage during the lockdown period.… Read More

A cautionary tale: calculating annual leave under the Holidays Act 2003

The 2020 Employment Court decision in Metropolitan Glass & Glazing Ltd v Labour Inspector, MBIE contains some important lessons for employers and employees alike.… Read More

Have yourself a merry little Christmas…party

Employers and their staff need to have fun, but be conscious of the risks that can arise through social interaction outside of the workplace.… Read More

WRMK Lawyers named Law Firm of the Year for second year running

WRMK Lawyers has been named Regional/Suburban Law Firm of the Year at the 2020 New Zealand Law Awards. … Read More

Beating bullying and harassment at work

Bullying and harassment of all kinds is an increasingly common workplace employment issue.… Read More

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