Opinion and best practice

When does overtime become unreasonable?

When does overtime become unreasonable?

“Salaried employees are often expected to work a reasonable amount of overtime, but one top lawyer says HR should be careful of pushing staff too far.”

When can you dismiss an employee for health and safety breaches?

When can you dismiss an employee for health and safety breaches?

Workers in supervisory roles should be encouraged to promote health and safety policies and compliance with them uniformly

8 in 10 businesses are facing this HR dilemma

8 in 10 businesses are facing this HR dilemma

Addressing the issue will be a matter of survival for 83% of companies

"Oops – I overpaid an employee, what now?"

"Oops – I overpaid an employee, what now?"

Recouping money from an employee you’ve overpaid can be a surprisingly tricky business. To help us out Human Resources Director New Zealand spoke to a seasoned employment lawyer for advice

Employers warned over rising temperatures

Employers warned over rising temperatures

Organisations that fail to protect their employees could face serious repercussions

How HR can tell if a candidate is really a team player

How HR can tell if a candidate is really a team player

They might say they’re an experienced collaborator but claims made in an interview don’t always ring true