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Should you buy extended product warranties?

Should you buy extended product warranties?

Should you buy extended product warranties? Many New Zealand retail stores sell extended warranties for products which you buy. What many people don’t know is that it is not necessary to buy extended warranties under New Zealand consumer law. The Consumer Guarantees...
Can contractors turn into employees?

Can contractors turn into employees?

Can contractors turn into employees? Employees have numerous rights under New Zealand employment legislation. For example, employees have mandatory annual leave, sick leave, parental leave on top of public holidays. Furthermore, employer cannot dismiss employees...
The importance of written contracts in New Zealand

The importance of written contracts in New Zealand

The importance of written contracts in New Zealand weWhen clients come to us with a commercial dispute, the first thing I will ask them is whether they have a written contract. Unfortunately, in our experience, it is very common for clients to have contracts that were...
Mandatory written employment agreements

Mandatory written employment agreements

Mandatory written employment agreements Under New Zealand employment law, all employees must have a written employment agreement. Unfortunately in my experience, it is very common for small businesses not to have written employment agreements with their employees. An...