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The Wellbeing Budget 2020: Rebuilding Together
The government’s Budget, presented by the Minister of Finance the Hon Grant Robertson on 14 May has addressed, in the words of the Minister, “a 1-in-100 year health and economic challenge” as it moves to rebuild the economy post-COVID-19.
We look at the government's key spending and outline its support for business.
Government’s COVID-19 wage subsidy scheme
Not a ‘gift’, there are employer obligations
Many New Zealand employers are scrambling to maintain solvency while balancing their employer obligations during the COVID-19 lockdown; thousands of businesses accepted the government’s COVID-19 12-week wage subsidy as a necessary lifeline. The subsidy was not, however, a gift. We take a closer look at employers’ obligations when accepting the wage subsidy.
COVID-19 can be ‘frustrating’
Some businesses and individuals have found themselves party to a contract they can no longer perform.
Debt recovery process
As cash flows tighten from the COVID-19 fallout, this is a good time to understand the process of debt recovery.
'Safe harbour' for directors
In May, legislation was passed amm=ending the Companies Act 1992 to help businesses facing insolvency due to COVID-19.READ THE FULL ISSUE NOW
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Senior Associate Scott Donaldson and Senior Solicitor Alice Milne have released episode 3 of their podcast, Off the Record.Read More
Senior Associate Scott Donaldson and Senior Solicitor Alice Milne have released episode two of their podcast, Off the Record.Read More
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Duncan Anderson, Associate, Mactodd Lawyers, QueenstownRead More
Senior Associate Scott Donaldson and Senior Solicitor Alice Milne have started a new video podcast where they address issues in law affecting Queenstown businesses.Read More
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Rural Leases - Should be more specificRead More
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The government’s Budget, presented by the Minister of Finance the Hon Grant Robertson on 14 May has addressed, in the words of the Minister, “a 1-in-100 year health and economic...Read More
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This practical guide designed to steer you through the essentials of Family Trusts including: Is a family trust for you? Protection given by a Family Trust. Planning for your life. Duties of trustees and how to run a trust. Costs.Read More
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We have produced a practical guide on buying a home or an investment property in New Zealand in Mandarin.Read More
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