Employers must provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated

Employers must provide paid time off for employees to get vaccinated

Employees are now eligible for paid time off from work to receive their COVID-19 vaccination. Many employers are already doing this to encourage their workforce to be fully vaccinated. New Zealanders should consider getting vaccinated as soon as possible. Employees will be entitled to reasonable paid time away from work to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. […]

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Finders keepers: attract the best team and keep them keen

Finders keepers: attract the best team and keep them keen

The unemployment rate is down to 4% and for some industries like hospitality and horticulture, the labour shortage is crippling. For others, like the construction sector, COVID-19 has drawn a double-edged sword: endless work but a lack of skilled labour. Whether you’re looking to expand and hire, recruit to replace, or keep your hotshots in-house, […]

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COVID-19 Key Dates

Northland Alert Levels Level 4 – 11.59pm Tuesday 17 August 2021 Level 3 – 11.59pm Thursday 2 September 2021 Level 2 – 11.59pm Tuesday 7 September 2021 Level 3 – 11.59pm Friday 8 October 2021   Resurgence Support Payment (RSP) – 30% Revenue Decline https://www.ird.govt.nz/covid-19/business-and-organisations/resurgence-support-payment/apply Round 1 – Applications opened 24 August 2021 (Tuesday) Revenue […]

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ETFPOS facility in Whangarei office

ETFPOS facility in Whangarei office

Gilmore Taylor now offers payment by EFTPOS or Debit Card in our Whangarei premises. Note: this does not include Credit Card.

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Covid-19 Update – 27 August 2021

Tax payments If you or your business are having difficulty paying tax by the due date, Inland Revenue have issued some guidance. As part of the response to COVID-19, Inland Revenue still need customers to continue to file their returns. This is particularly important as evidence of ongoing business activity which is required to ensure […]

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Covid 19 Wage Subsidy and the Resurgence Support Payments

Wage Subsidy Scheme Declarations The declaration for this scheme is substantially more detailed than in the past. It states that businesses must prepare and maintain information to support and demonstrate how the decline in revenue was attributable to the move to Alert Level 4 on 17 August 2021. This includes: • dates of the affected […]

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Covid-19 Update – Wage Subsidy 20 August 2021

Covid-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 Applications are now open for the COVID-19 Wage Subsidy August 2021 for businesses affected by the move to Alert Level 4 on 17 August 2021. Business includes a registered business, sole trader or self-employed person (who may or may not employ other employees). The business must meet the following revenue […]

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Covid-19 Update – 19 August 2021

Yesterday we watched the 1pm Press Conference hoping there would be further clarification regarding this round of Wage Subsidies given the wider repercussions for New Zealand than the last lockdown in February which predominantly affected the Auckland Region. This was not the case, so at this point, we are using the eligibility period from February […]

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COVID-19 Update | Level 4 NZ

Business as Usual – Remotely As a result of new community cases of the Delta variant of COVID in Auckland, as of 11:59pm last night, all of New Zealand has moved to Level 4 lockdown. As a team, it is business as normal for Gilmore Taylor, albeit working from our home offices. You can contact […]

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Sick leave changes

Sick leave changes

When: From 24 July 2021 What: The number of sick leave days employees are entitled to will increase from five to 10. Employees will get the extra five days when they reach their next entitlement date – either after being employed in a job for six months or on their sick leave entitlement anniversary (12 months after […]

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