Key compliance insights for New Zealand businesses

Employment Hero outlines key areas that businesses need to be aware of to make sure they comply with employment laws in NZ

Key compliance insights for New Zealand businesses

It’s integral for an employer to keep on top of HR compliance, though leaders often don’t see the work that HR puts into keeping a business on the right side of the law. A free whitepaper published by HRD in partnership with Employment Hero outlines key areas that businesses need to be aware of to make sure they comply with employment laws in New Zealand (NZ). 

Download the full whitepaper: HR Compliance Guide here

Employment Hero is on a mission to make employment easier and more rewarding. Sometimes the best of intentions can lead to costly mistakes especially when it comes to HR and payroll compliance. It’s a very hard part of an HR teams job trying to stay on top of all the compliance regulations for your business.

Employment Hero is on another mission to launch employers toward their goals. Powering more productive teams and inspiring people to climb higher and realise their potential no matter what business they are in.

The whitepaper will give readers insight into the following topics

  • A general overview of labour laws, derived from common law principles and the legislation that grants minimum rights to employees.
  • The responsibility of the employer to grant minimum rights to an employee and case studies on businesses that haven’t granted minimum rights.
  • Employment agreements, why they are important and necessary and what happens if you don’t have an employment agreement in place.
  • Aligning your workplace policies with legal requirements and your organisations values and ethics to help you create successful employment relationships.
  • The difference between an employee and a contractor according to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment.
  • Why it’s important to have performance management policies and procedures in place and the MBIEs step-by-step guide for informal management of a performance issue with a case study on an employer who was found liable for lack of procedural fairness.

Download the full whitepaper: HR Compliance Guide here

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