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COVID-19 How your business can weather the storm (updated)

August 27th, 2021 Nigel Moody

COVID-19 How your business can weather the storm (updated)

Is your business feeling the immediate effects of COVID-19 on your livelihood? What are your options and what can you do? It may not be easy, but it’ll be worth it.

 
COVID-19: Property Transactions Under Alert Level 4

August 25th, 2021 James Wilkinson, Julie Millar

COVID-19: Property Transactions Under Alert Level 4

The recent elevation to Covid-19 alert level four ("level 4") means there are difficulties with many property transactions around New Zealand going ahead. If you’re worried about your settlement, here’s some advice that may help.

Topics: COVID-19 , Property
 
No Jab, No Job?

August 24th, 2021 Nikki Farrell

No Jab, No Job?

We’ve put together some helpful questions and answers about the vaccine and employment rights.

 
Brett Gould – It’s time to master the perfect swing

August 19th, 2021 Gibson Sheat

Brett Gould – It’s time to master the perfect swing

With plans to retire later this year, life has thrown another twist at Brett, resulting in a decision to retire this month, sooner than he had hoped.
Topics: News
 
Do I need a Will?

August 3rd, 2021 Georgia Osmond

Do I need a Will?

You don’t need a Will right? Are you sure?
 
Healthy Homes Standards – Getting it right

July 30th, 2021 Michael O'Flaherty

Healthy Homes Standards – Getting it right

Landlords just cannot catch a break at the moment.

 
Fixed Term Tenancies - is a fixed term really a fixed term?

July 23rd, 2021 Sam Pinson

Fixed Term Tenancies - is a fixed term really a fixed term?

The rights of tenants are now stronger than ever. Regulations around Fixed term tenancies have changed in light of the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2020 which took effect in February.
 
Residential Care Subsidies - A Guide

July 6th, 2021 Marcia Read

Residential Care Subsidies - A Guide

The decision to move to residential care can be difficult and stressful. It is often brought about by factors outside of anyone’s control.  As well as this, the prospect of expensive care fees can be daunting...

 
Why your free will may cost your family thousands

June 28th, 2021 Bryce Williams

Why your free will may cost your family thousands

The old saying “You get what you pay for” generally rings true.
 
More Sick Leave on the Horizon

June 17th, 2021 Michael O'Flaherty

More Sick Leave on the Horizon

Did you know that from 24th July 2021 sick leave entitlement increases from 5 to 10 days a year? Whether you’re an employee or employer, here’s some things you should know.
 
Common Sick Leave Issues

June 16th, 2021 Michael O'Flaherty

Common Sick Leave Issues

Whether you’re an employee or an employer, many people have had a time when they have needed sick leave. While most incidences of sick leave are by the book, there are some times that issues can arise.
 
New Tax Disclosure Obligations for Trustees

June 8th, 2021 James Wilkinson

New Tax Disclosure Obligations for Trustees

Are you a trustee of a trust?  Did you know additional information may need to be provided to the IRD with your next tax return?
Topics: Trusts
 
Client focus continues to drive new appointments at Gibson Sheat in 2021

June 1st, 2021 Gibson Sheat

Client focus continues to drive new appointments at Gibson Sheat in 2021

At Gibson Sheat we’re focussed on delivering the best possible outcomes for our clients. The way we do that is by attracting and retaining the best people to ensure that our clients have access to the right advice when they want it.
 
Changes afoot in the housing market

May 31st, 2021 Tom Fitall

Changes afoot in the housing market

The Government has announced substantial changes that will affect both property investors and first home buyers. The key changes are summarised in this article

 
Work or Special Licence, otherwise known as a Limited Licence.

May 28th, 2021 Cody Houlahan

Work or Special Licence, otherwise known as a Limited Licence.

If you have been disqualified from driving, you may be eligible to apply for a special licence or work licence, otherwise known as a limited licence.