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Constructing change: inside New Zealand’s housing policy overhaul
The Government has released a five-point plan to tackle New Zealand’s housing crisis – our Commercial Property team unpacks the initiatives. The plan was outlined in a recent speech...
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Counting the cost of not acting in good faith
Failing to act in good faith can lead to hefty penalties for both employers...
Parental Leave – use it or lose it, baby!
A recent Employment Court decision highlights the importance of getting it right when applying...
Event: employment terminations
What happens after the termination of employment? Join our Christchurch-based employment law specialists for...
Employment law recognised by Doyle’s
Lane Neave along with its Managing Partner Andrew Shaw have been recognised by clients...
Kāinga Ora “not financially viable”; First Home Grants scrapped
The Government is initiating a significant overhaul of Kāinga Ora following the release of...
Pro bono work helping those impacted by stroke
Every 55 minutes, someone in New Zealand experiences a stroke. Lane Neave’s long-standing sponsorship...
Shining a light on bright-line changes
From July, the bright-line test for residential property will only apply if it is...
Sponsorship helping those in need
Our support of the Great Potentials Foundation has resulted in South Auckland families receiving...
Event: immigration deep dive
Let us help you navigate recent changes to the Accredited Employer Work Visa Programme...
CCCFA update: new insights into upcoming changes
Both lenders and customers are likely to welcome upcoming changes to the Credit Contracts...
Employers play crucial role in supporting employee mental health
An alarming number of suicides in New Zealand are work related and a recent...
Employer Accreditation Renewal: no longer a walk in the park
Many employers will have their employer accreditation status coming up for renewal in the...
Auckland office grows with new Partner
We recently welcomed Partner Joshua Jones to the Lane Neave team, further consolidating our...
Court of Appeal U-turn finds family carers are not employees
The long-running legal debate about funding family carers for disabled people has taken a...
Secret workplace recordings – legally in or out?
Secret workplace recordings can sometimes be used as evidence in employment cases – and...
Adventure and adrenaline – new regulations
New regulations have been introduced that broaden WorkSafe’s powers and impose new obligations on...
Employment Agreements: the devil is in the detail
The devil is in the detail when it comes to employment agreements, as highlighted...
Free webinar on changes to refreshed construction contract
Attend our free upcoming webinar on New Zealand’s most commonly used construction contract if...