What’s the difference between employees and contractors?

Does your business use both employees and contractors? It’s important to distinguish between them as they are paid and taxed differently. Despite what you may call the individual concerned, that description is not definitive. If the status of the worker is questioned in the Employment Court or Employment Relations Authority, for example, the Employment Relations […]

Fair Pay Agreements – what you need to know

New fair pay agreements (FPA) law came into effect on December 1 last year, marking the biggest shakeup in New Zealand employment in decades. Six months on, how could your business be affected? What’s an FPA?The new fair pay agreements law allows employees to bargain collectively for industry- or occupation-wide minimum employment terms, such as […]