MWB Special Alert Budget
Opinions have been - predictably - divided on Budget 2014 though everyone seems chuffed it's not the Australian budget. Essentially we're paying off some debts, doing some housekeeping, and putting by a little something for the future. If we're good, there might be treats afterwards.
MWB Winter 2013 Newsletter
Encouraging employers to employ youth
The government has introduced a new initiative aimed at encouraging employers to recruit young New Zealanders, especially those who have been on a benefit. It allows the lower minimum wage rate – 80% of the adult minimum – to apply to a wider range of people. The new scheme came into effect on 1 May 2013.