The new Construction Contracts (Retention Money) Amendment Bill proposes to change the way contractors hold retention money under construction contracts. Read more…

One employee's sick leave may have doubled, but another employee's sick leave may still only be five days. How does this work? Read more…

The Fair Trading Amendment Act 2021, which was passed into law in August, bans unconscionable conduct in trade and prohibits businesses from having unfair contract terms in their small business contracts. Read more…

Lease vs Licence

Common contractual arrangements in commercial property

Choosing the premises from which to operate your business can be daunting; it is essential that you know you are entering into the right type of agreement to suit your intentions. Read more…

Bonding Agreements

Helping employers recoup training costs

Bonding agreements can be an incredibly useful tool for ensuring employers can recoup costs incurred for training staff. Read more…

Britney Spears’ Conservatorship

Could it happen in New Zealand?

The American entertainer Britney Spears' conservatorship has recently been in the headlines. She is asking American courts to reconsider the conservatorship which has been in place for some years. Read more…

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