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

Employee rights are paramount, even – or especially – in a pandemic

Snells Beach Café ordered to pay over $136,000 for abruptly sacking employees just before New Zealand’s first alert-level 4 lockdown in 2020.… Read More

WRMK Lawyers is available to help

While our physical office doors are shut during Level 4, our team is working from home through our digital office.… Read More

Business in a (COVID-19) bubble

With two NZ travel bubbles now fully operational, Kiwis are finally able to take off on a long-awaited holiday. For employers, this raises some questions as to how to manage employees’ personal and work-related travel.… Read More

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

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

Beating bullying and harassment at work

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

Pandemic sharpens paperwork focus

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought into sharp focus the importance of having well –considered, written and signed employment agreements. … Read More

Triangles, privacy and a pandemic: navigating employment law in 2020

This newsletter discusses restructuring your business during a pandemic, understanding just what a triangular employment relationship is and what it means for you as an employer, and your new obligations under the Privacy Act 2020.… Read More

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