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...

Overview of the redundancy process

Redundancy can be defined as a situation where an employee loses their job because their position is no longer needed or useful to the employer. As in all employment affairs, the employer must act in good faith and follow a fair process during the redundancy process....

Overview of Trusts Act 2019

The Trusts Act 2019 was passed into law in 2019 but becomes operative on 30 January 2021. The time in between remains critical as we all review the changes outlined. Existing best practice around trust law, together with the thinking and documentation dovetailed into...