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Articles

  • Enforceable undertakings
    Thursday, 03 January 2019

    Enforceable undertakings

    An alternative to prosecution under health and safety legislation Enforceable undertakings were introduced in the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) as an alternative to ...

  • New Zealand has the perfect business environment to develop blockchain technology
    Thursday, 27 December 2018

    New Zealand has the perfect business environment to develop blockchain ...

    While there’s been a lot of hype around cryptocurrencies, it’s the underlying blockchain technology that has the potential to solve real business problems, particularly here in New ...

  • Make sure you have a will
    Monday, 17 December 2018

    Make sure you have a will

    New Zealanders need to find time to sit down and make sure they have a will. We all know this is important but how many of us don’t get around to it? Recent research by the ...

  • Letting fees are now defunct
    Friday, 14 December 2018

    Letting fees are now defunct

    From 12 December 2018 tenants can no longer be charged a letting fee. The legislation banning letting fees was passed in late October.

  • Retirement village life
    Monday, 10 December 2018

    Retirement village life

    The upside (and downside) of downsizing New Zealand’s ageing population has created a boom for retirement villages, with record numbers being developed. For many looking to retire ...

  • The agreement for sale and purchase
    Friday, 07 December 2018

    The agreement for sale and purchase

    Checking the conditions Given the significant financial commitment involved in purchasing a property, you want to make sure your investment is sound. One way of ensuring that a ...