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Published three times a year. Fineprint is NZ LAW's flagship publication with wide-ranging articles.

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Covering in-depth business law issues, this newsletter is distributed three times a year to member firms' commercial clients.

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Trust eSpeaking

Published two times a year. Covers stories of interest to trustees and professionals advising on asset protection and trusts.

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Published three times a year. Keeping property investors and owners abreast of current property issues.

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Covers stories of interest to farmers and those working in the rural sector, in matters relating to New Zealand's heartland.

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Articles

Published 11th March 2016 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

A new era begins

Published 11th March 2016 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

The government has made some changes to paid parental leave, with others to follow. It’s important you know how this will affect your staff and business.

Published 11th March 2016 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

This year’s minimum wage review has seen the adult minimum wage increase from $14.75/hour to $15.25/hour. The starting out and training minimum wage will increase from $11.80/hour to $12.20/hour.

Published 2nd February 2016 by Lowndes Jordan

As noted in last year’s Spring edition, the government has introduced the Employment Standards Legislation Bill to Parliament.

Published 11th December 2015 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

The Health and Safety at Work Act was passed on 27 August 2015 and will come into force on 4 April 2016.

Published 8th September 2015 by Simpson Western

The long-awaited Health and Safety Reform Bill passed into law on 27 August and the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 will come into force in April next year.

Published 8th September 2015 by Olivia Porter, Lowndes Jordan

Zero hours contracts – new legislation introduced

Published 28th August 2015 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine

On 24 July, the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee reported back to Parliament on the Health and Safety Reform Bill.

Published 15th June 2015 by Lowndes Jordan

April saw a number of protests across the country concerning the use of zero hours contracts.

Published 18th March 2015 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

The Holidays (Full Recognition of Waitangi Day and ANZAC Day) Amendment Act 2013 came into force on 1 January 2014.