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New Zealand Compliance Checklist - Is Your Business Compliant With Employment Laws & Regulations?

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HR Assured was developed by leading law firms because the legal framework that governs workplace relations in  New Zealand is particularly complex and, to make life even more challenging, is constantly changing. This makes it hard for  New Zealand businesses to keep up to date and potentially exposes them to significant risk. HR Assured's key services can empower and protect your business: http://hrassured.co.nz /services/

Please take a moment to read through the following compliance checklist.  It highlights the significant non-compliance areas for  New Zealand businesses which may result in substantial fines, penalties and/or difficulties with the management of employees.

 

1. Have you issued a compliant Contract of Employment to each employee?

☐ Yes        ☐ No

2. Can you advise an employee what their minimum rights and entitlements are, with confidence?

☐ Yes        ☐ No

3. When was the last time you conducted an audit of your HR policies and procedures?

☐ Less than 6 months             ☐ 6 – 12 months         ☐ More than 12 months

4. Do you have a comprehensive employee handbook, or separate employment related policies?

☐ Yes          ☐ No

5. Have your employees received formal training and development in relation to your policies and procedures?

☐ Yes           ☐ No

6. Are you aware of your obligations in relation to all of the particulars to be maintained on payslips and payroll record keeping?

☐ Yes           ☐ No

7. Are any of your employees paid a salary?

☐ Yes           ☐ No

If yes, have you undertaken a review of those salaries to ensure that it meets minimum conditions and minimum pay rates averaged over 12 months?               

 ☐ Yes           ☐ No

8. Are you aware of any collective agreements which apply to your business?

 If yes, have you undertaken a review of those salaries to ensure that it meets minimum conditions and minimum pay rates averaged over 12 months?               

☐ Yes            ☐ No

9. Are you aware of any collective agreements which apply to your business?

☐ Yes            ☐ No
 

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