See what you can and can’t do when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations and your workers.
As we all get used to our new ‘normal’, we know many are finding working from home difficult—especially those without a dedicated, ergonomic office space to carry out your day.
Applications for the Wage Subsidy Scheme for employers and the self-employed opened at 1pm on Thursday 4 March. It’s available for businesses nationwide.
The COVID-19 Leave Support Scheme provides a payment to businesses to pay their workers who meet certain health criteria, eg they have COVID-19. This is also available if you’re self-employed.
See a summary of the range of financial support available to help small businesses, sole traders and contractors get through COVID-19 restrictions, including an overview of what support is available at different alert levels, eligibility criteria and where to apply for the different kinds of support.
If you missed the pre-Christmas announcement, as from this month the government’s (via the IRD) cashflow loan scheme has been expanded.
If you collect, store or use personal information about employees and/or customers, it’s important to ensure you do the following.
From tax changes and parental leave, new vaping rules to marketing during the America’s Cup, check out this summary of 2020’s new laws
Changes related to the UK’s departure from the EU’s customs union and single market will apply from January 1, 2021.
From annual leave to public holidays like Christmas, your workers must get at least the legal minimum. Here’s a summary of the rules for all types of leave.