Insider’s guide to the Disputes Tribunal

If you have an issue you are unable to reach a resolution on, the Disputes Tribunal may well be your next step. They can look into a variety of claims that are less than $30,000 in value. You can apply online via www.disputestribunal.govt.nz or via a paper Claim Form....

ONLINE HARRASSMENT

In an ever-expanding digital world, we will inevitably find ourselves the victim of some form of harmful digital communication. The definition of a harmful digital communication is ever-increasing, no doubt we have all seen or experienced what is probably the most...

Working From Home

Working From Home The global spread of COVID-19 and subsequent lockdown in New Zealand changed the way that many organisations conducted business. The implications of COVID-19 and working arrangements meant that if businesses were required to close during the...

What is a Restraint of Trade Clause?

A restraint of trade is a provision generally found in employment contracts, which prohibits an employee from working directly or indirectly with a competitor business for a specified time and within a limited geographical area, after their employment ends. A...