Viewing entries tagged with 'Employer'

Warminger decision "useful clarification of a difficult law"

10 March 2017

Chapman Tripp: The judgment is of significant interest to participants in the New Zealand market, both in the examination of the notoriously elusive legal elements that make up this prohibition and in the Court's treatment of the facts underlying the two alleged breaches that were upheld and the eight that were not. More>

Economy expected to grow strongly in 2017 as confidence overcomes quakes

1 March 2017

Stuff: The Institute of Economic Research's (NZIER) quarterly survey of business opinion (QSBO) for December found a net 26 per cent of businesses expect conditions to improve over the coming year. More>

Russell exits Australasian actuarial practice with Willis deal

20 February 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: Russell Investments in Australia is exiting the actuarial part of the industry, announcing last week that it has sold its Australian and New Zealand actuarial practice to Willis Towers Watson. The deal involves the transfer of 22 actuarial staff. More>

Employers can use KiwiSaver as tool to attract and retain staff

26 September 2016

There are few businesses in New Zealand who do not have something to do with KiwiSaver. With more than 2.5 million people in the scheme after almost 10 years in operation, managing contributions has become as much a part of life as dealing with PAYE and GST. More> 

Healthy investment opportunities in New Zealand private companies

24 September 2016

A question facing New Zealand investors now is how to consider their growth portfolio allocation in the context of a sharemarket that has risen so far. On a valuation basis (the price of shares relative to underlying corporate earnings) the price of the full NZX listed basket of companies has risen from a ratio of 16.3 times (trailing) earnings at 1 January 2014 to approximately 20.0 times today. Milford. More> 

Make Kiwisaver compulsory: CEOs

17 November 2011

A big majority of chief executives want KiwiSaver made compulsory.  Seventy-seven per cent of respondents to the Herald's CEO survey are in favour of compulsion, which is a key Labour Party election plank.

Grandfathering employer super schemes 'not credible'

4 August 2010

A Government suggestion to force the closure of employer-based defined contribution superannuation plans is a "bombshell" and "not a credible option", according to a commercial lawyer specialising in superannuation.

Guiding employees on workplace savings

26 April 2010

New legislation affecting financial advisers will also have an impact in the workplace.  David Ireland explains how new ground rules will affect employers, and outlines the risks involved in failing to comply with them.  As published in May 2010 edition of Employment Today magazine.