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Company Directors beware of H & S requirements

WorkSafe is warning company directors that if they are not making sure their company’s operations are safe and healthy, they face enforcement under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015. The warning follows the first WorkSafe prosecution and subsequent conviction and sentencing today of a director and his company for health and safety failings. “Directors have explicit legal duties to undertake ...

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Certification now mandatory for lenders and mobile traders

From 1 October 2021, lenders providing consumer credit and mobile traders selling on credit must be certified by the Commerce Commission or face penalties, unless one of the exemptions apply to them.  Statement of Preliminary Issues released on EROAD/Coretex clearance application The main exemption is if a lender is licensed or registered by the Financial Markets Authority or Reserve Bank of New ...

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Thinking of becoming an employer?

Click on the link below and work through the questionnaire to test your knowledge on employee/employer matters. https://www.business.govt.nz/hiring-and-managing/deciding-to-hire/becoming-an-employer/ Employing someone is not for the faint hearted and has it’s own challenges. Employees have a lot of rights which need to be respected. Do your homework thoroughly before committing yourselves to becoming an employer. ...

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