Plans to increase the minimum wage, introduce a living wage and remove the 90-day trial are now firmly off the agenda with the re-election of the National Party. But that doesn't mean the next three years will be quiet when it comes to employment law.
Prior to the election National introduced a raft of changes to employment policy and now back in power with a majority government they have the numbers to push them through.
You know that a disengaged employee can have substantial impacts on productivity, outcomes and overall staff morale.
But do you know how to spot the signs of a disenfranchised employee before they start negatively impacting your organisation or hunting for career opportunities elsewhere?
Building a great small business team is about more than just hiring the right people. It's about inspiring them with a vision, nurturing their talents as individuals, appreciating their dynamics as a team and making sure everyone understands what you need to achieve together.
Your role is to know when to lead, and when it's right to manage - there's a difference. Guiding them through the tricky terrain that often comes with a small group of people will help shape them into a winning team.
Failing to address skill shortages “could spell disaster for business owners in New Zealand”, according to recruitment professional Jane Kennelly.
“Current skill shortages are rife within agriculture, construction, engineering, HR, IT and the skilled trades. In recruitment circles, we're also seeing skills gaps emerge in the realms of digital communications and customer services,” Kennelly told The NZ Herald.
From Stuff.co.nzA former motorcycle shop manager believes her reputation was damaged in a four-year employment dispute that has now been thrown out.
A long-running Employment Court case against former Rolling Thunder Motor Company manager Dianne Kennedy has been struck out and the company ordered to pay her $20,000 in court costs.Read full article here
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