Articles

18.05.20

Government’s COVID-19 wage subsidy scheme

Many New Zealand employers are scrambling to maintain solvency while balancing their employer obligations during the COVID-19 lockdown; thousands of businesses accepted the government’s COVID-19 12-week wage subsidy as a necessary lifeline. ...

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13.05.20

We are open!

Our offices are open to clients from Thursday 14 May. We will collect your contact details from you if you attend our offices to allow contact tracing if necessary. ...

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24.03.20

Sole Trader vs Company

​You have decided to quit your job, and go out on your own to run your own business. Do you form a company or trade in your own name? We outline some of the pros and cons of these two options to help you make a decision....

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19.02.20

Claims on an Estate

The Family Protection Act 1955 allows children to bring claims against the estate of a deceased parent on the basis that their parent did not adequately provide for their ‘proper maintenance and support’. ...

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18.11.19

Trusts Act 2019

The Trusts Act 2019 will come into effect on 30 January 2021. Much of the Act updates or restates existing law. However, there are a number of changes about which trustees and people with trusts should be aware....

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01.11.19

Residential Tenancies

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2019 came into force on 27 August 2019. This legislation affects both landlords and tenants in a number of ways including limiting a tenant’s liability for careless damage in rental properties....

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