COVID-19 update from Laurenson Chartered Accountants
Minimum wage increase applies from 1 April 2020
Please note that the minimum wage increase to $18.90 per hour is still proceeding and is effective from tomorrow. Please ensure that you apply this increase to any of your affected employees.
Click here for Employment New Zealand page.
COVID-19 useful links and information
Below is a list of useful links for COVID-19, this helps to explain how to apply the Wage Subsidy, expectations on employers for dealing with their employees etc:
- Watch Tony McKone, McKone Consultancy (Specialist in Employee Relations) talk through the Wage subsidies, consulting with employees and other useful information about COVID-19. Also available is a link to Tony’s blog which discusses the wage subsidy and employment relations.
- Local Chambers are offering webinars and support to all businesses in the region, check out their pages:
- COVID–19 government website for all information
- Work and Income – Work and Income’s COVID-19 wage subsidy information
Our contact details:
Kaye Francis: 027 466 9405 (please do not use 04 477 1801)
Main email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Avril email@example.com 027 466 9041
Arran firstname.lastname@example.org 027 466 9414
Jeremy email@example.com 021 919 888