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“Lock it or Lose it” – The Importance of Asset Protection for Business Owners

“Lock it or Lose it” – The Importance of Asset Protection for Business Owners

Owning a business is extremely rewarding, but it’s not without risk. If you own a business, it’s almost inevitable that you will have incurred business debts. Sole traders, partners (i.e people in partnership with others) and directors of companies, will be personally liability for the running of their businesses. If your marriage/relationship ends, the businessRead more about “Lock it or Lose it” – The Importance of Asset Protection for Business Owners[…]

Transport Company Slammed with a $40k Fine

Transport Company Slammed with a $40k Fine

A recent Employment Relations Authority (ERA) case heard in May 2017 has again highlighted the lawful requirement for all Employers to have employment agreements in place for their Employees. An Auckland courier company has been ordered to pay more than $60,000 in fines and reparations after it was found to have breached the employment rightsRead more about Transport Company Slammed with a $40k Fine[…]

Accident Investigations are Critical to Effective Safety Management

Accident Investigations are Critical to Effective Safety Management

In many businesses, the opportunity to learn from an accident is often lost due to not fully investigating the incident. This can lead to health and safety systems and processes being based on perceptions rather than fact. Many small to medium businesses sometimes struggling to find the time, lack the skills, knowledge or have notRead more about Accident Investigations are Critical to Effective Safety Management[…]