Mainzeal Property and Construction Ltd was one of our largest construction companies. The fallout was spectacular and widely felt when it went into receivership and liquidation in 2013. Unsecured creditors were left being owed approximately $110 million.
In the dynamic landscape of New Zealand's workforce, determining the employment status of workers has become a crucial task for businesses. The distinction between an employee and a contractor holds significant legal implications, impacting rights, entitlements, and responsibilities for both parties involved. This article delves into the intricacies of this classification, shedding light on the key factors that distinguish an employee from a contractor under New Zealand law.
A business is something you invest your time, energy, money, and sometimes dreams into. Whether you’re starting from the ground up, or investing in a long-established business, we can add value for you. Most likely you’ll be entering a world of contracts with landlords, employees, suppliers, and customers. We can walk that journey with you, to provide sound legal advice.
Where there's a Will, there's a way! We've partnered with The Acorn Foundation and Waipuna Hospice this September for Wills month. We're offering free simple Wills and updates to existing Wills. Get in touch with one of our friendly team to find out more: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07 928 9000.
When drafting Wills, it is common for a couple to leave their entire estate to each other and to provide that after the death of both of them, their estate will pass to their children in equal shares. But what happens if you have children from a prior relationship?
Everybody knows it is important to have a will in place, but it is also very important to appoint someone to act on your behalf if you lose mental capacity. Life is uncertain, and an accident or serious illness could impact your life at any time, so having Enduring Powers of Attorney or “EPOAs” is a significant part of your estate planning.
We’ve puffed our way up the Mount 38 times in 50 days which is the equivalent to climbing Mount Everest all while raising much needed funds for local charity - Live for More.
Make some time to check and re-check your marketing claims about your goods or services. Are they credible? Consumers are entitled to rely on the accuracy of your claims, unless it is something a reasonable person would not expect to be credible.