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Inaugural Wairarapa Awards

October 12th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Inaugural Wairarapa Awards

Photo: Eastwood Motor Group, winner of the Gibson Sheat Team Award, with Gibson Sheat partner Julie Millar
 
The inaugural Wairarapa Awards ceremony was held on 4 October at Copthorne Solway Park Hotel. 
Topics: News, Wairarapa
 
Ageing Concerns Everyone expo in Masterton

September 25th, 2018 Michelle Williams

Ageing Concerns Everyone expo in Masterton

Our Elder law team members enjoyed a great day at the ‘Ageing Concerns Everyone’ Expo in Masterton on 24 September.
 
Free Employment law seminar - Masterton, 8 October 2018

September 25th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Free Employment law seminar - Masterton, 8 October 2018

How will the legislative changes affect your business?

Register now for our free employment law update at our Masterton office on Monday 8 October, from 5pm.
The Gibson Sheat employment team will summarise employment law changes effective in 2018 and advise how they'll affect your business.

Topics: Employment, News
 
Gibson Sheat supports Te Omanga Hospice Days of Care programme

September 5th, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Gibson Sheat supports Te Omanga Hospice Days of Care programme

The Days of Care programme offers a unique opportunity to support the amazing work of Te Omanga Hospice.

Topics: News
 
Ensuring the continued success of netball in Wairarapa

September 1st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Ensuring the continued success of netball in Wairarapa

Photo by Jade Cvetkov Photography 

Gibson Sheat is proud to be a sponsor of the Bring it to Colombo Trust, helping to realise the vision of Netball Wairarapa in providing a top class facility for both netball and other community groups.

Topics: News , Wairarapa
 
Kiwisaver for first home buyers

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Kiwisaver for first home buyers

With Kiwisaver you may already have the deposit for your first home - or at least be well on the way...
 
Commercial Leases - what to look out for

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Commercial Leases - what to look out for

A commercial lease can be a complicated agreement with binding implications for both the landlord and tenant.  Before you enter into a Lease, it is vital that you understand the rights and responsibilities...
 
Terms of Trade

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Terms of Trade

Time and time again, we are approached by disgruntled business owners and dissatisfied customers to help resolve disputes arising from deals made on the basis of informal arrangements...
 
What the fence?

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

What the fence?

Under the Fencing Act 1978, if a property owner chooses to build a new fence or refurbish an existing fence, the neighbouring property is expected to contribute 50% of the total price...
Topics: Property
 
Changes to the Food Act

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Changes to the Food Act

The Food Act 2014 has been amended recently.  The key change to the Act is the introduction of a scale assessing the level of food health and safety risk for each business dealing with food...
 
Personal Grievances - What needs to be considered when raising a PG

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Personal Grievances - What needs to be considered when raising a PG

A personal grievance is a formal process in which an employee may raise a complaint against their employer if they have been dealt with unfairly or illegally...
Topics: Employment
 
Major Transactions - Your obligations as a Director and Trustee

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Major Transactions - Your obligations as a Director and Trustee

A general principle of the Companies Act 1993 is that the board of directors is appointed to manage and control the day-to-day operations of a company.  However, some decisions may substantially change the nature or direction of a company...
 
Employment agreements from and employer perspective - make sure your employment agreements, and their clauses, stand up against the law

August 31st, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Employment agreements from and employer perspective - make sure your employment agreements, and their clauses, stand up against the law

An individual employment agreement is a written agreement containing terms and conditions of the employment.  It is a useful tool with which the employer can set clear performance expectations...

Topics: Employment
 
Migrants buying a home in New Zealand - new restrictions, but some opportunities

August 29th, 2018 Bernard Banks

Migrants buying a home in New Zealand - new restrictions, but some opportunities

Despite the recently-enacted Overseas Investment Amendment Act 2018 there are some limited opportunities that remain, and may well be attractive to migrants

Topics: Immigration
 
Congratulations to Jennian Homes Wairarapa!

August 2nd, 2018 Gibson Sheat

Congratulations to Jennian Homes Wairarapa!

Photo: Lisa Searle from Gibson Sheat with Anna O'Connell from Jennian Homes

We love to help our clients celebrate their successes. Jennian Homes won two gold awards and were the overall category winner in each of the two categories they entered at the Registered Master Builders' Wellington Wairarapa House of the Year Awards on Saturday night.
Topics: News, Wairarapa