By now we’re all aware of the Government’s wage subsidy.  We are also aware that the businesses that haven’t already fallen victim to the lockdown are doing it tough. Stands to reason then that you should be able to take advantage of the subsidy and put your staff on 80% […] Read More›

Say you’re a business owner who signed-up a contract for a new employee to start with you some time after the COVID-19 lockdown started, or even after it is (fingers crossed) due to end. Or you might be a ‘pending’ employee waiting to begin work in that situation. Now say […] Read More›

We act for a number of Body Corporates throughout New Zealand. Several of our Body Corporate clients have contacted us to understand how they are to operate during the level 4 lockdown and particularly how to conduct meetings. We are aware that there have been some suggestions that the Unit […] Read More›

The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment, and payment of wages and salaries has serious implications for home owners and their ability to maintain their obligations in terms of their mortgages. All major trading banks are providing relief in this respect.  There are a number of options including: Deferral […] Read More›