Section 6 of the Employment Relations Act 2000 defines “employee” as any person employed by an employer to do any work for hire or reward under a contract of service. Contractors, on the other hand are engaged to carry out …Continue Reading
The long awaited announcement by the Minister of Immigration (Minister) on the proposed changes to the post-study work rights for international students in New Zealand has now been released. Most of the changes are unlikely to shock the market as …Continue Reading
Want to find out more about the Overseas Investment Act Amendment Bill?
The New Zealand legal and regulatory landscape is changing for overseas investors.
Professionals working in this space must be aware of how to assist overseas clients wishing to …Continue Reading
Lane Neave was pleased to advise iconic Canterbury business, Harrington’s Breweries on the sale of their brewing business to industry giant, Lion.
Harrington’s is a nationally recognised name in craft beer, starting as a one of only two independent brewers …Continue Reading
We’re excited to announce that we’re getting behind Hard-ly Speaking along with other partners, Vodafone, BMW and Whisky Galore!
Hard-ly Speaking is the brother event of the popular Broad-ly Speaking, and is an opportunity for every kind of man to …Continue Reading
There have been a few changes and updates in the immigration space over the past few weeks. While none are ground-breaking, it is nevertheless important for all employers to be across them.Continue Reading
Most of the amendments to the Commerce Act 1989 passed into law under the Commerce (Cartels and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2017 are now in full force. For franchisors and franchisees, this means that the prohibition on ‘cartel provisions’ now …Continue Reading
The Government has recently signalled further tightening of our consumer credit laws and is currently seeking public feedback on the adequacy of the protections afforded to consumers of credit in New Zealand. The purpose of the review is to assess …Continue Reading
The government has set up a register for allegations of workplace sexual harassment through the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and under the direction of Women’s Minister, Julie Anne Genter. The register is intended to understand the scale …Continue Reading