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What's making our phone ring?

This is my favourite article in this series so far, because over the past month we have had a number of calls from people wanting to grow and develop their people, so they’ve been calling on us toRead more

Resourcing HR in your business

The attached article has done a great job of wrapping up some of the key influences for the HR manager in the current environment. Increasing economic uncertainty and business change is prominent, weRead more

What’s Making Our Phone Ring?

Recruitment is in full swing! We are certainly seeing a later season this year. We know this as our phone is ring hot with good quality Contract Milkers and Farm Managers reaching out and farm ownersRead more

The cost of burnout

Back on NZ shores, in January Stuff reported on a former Noel Leeming employee being paid almost $50k after he left his job due to intense stress and burnout.  The scale of the payout for hurt, lossRead more

What’s Making Our Phone Ring?

The phone is ringing hot since we have been back and several of our customers are seeking us out to support right sizing of their business, specifically around remuneration reviews and restructuring.Read more

Legislation Repeals Update

The Government has passed legislation bringing back 90-day trials for all employers. The bill was the same as the 2011 one.   What does this mean for employers? Employers will be able to dismissRead more

The Winners of 2023

For those that managed to great a break in, we hope it was revitalising and has filled the tank so you are ready for what will surely be an opportunity rich year ahead! This time of year is always aRead more

How to prepare for anything

It was impossible for me to walk past this heading in an article in the latest PWC Strategy and business e-newsletter.  What secrets would it contain? What amazing insights could I learn?  WhatRead more

Your People - Cost or Investment?

In many businesses we see that ‘people maintenance and development’ doesn't get its own line in the budget. Given the number of business leaders who will make comments like ‘my people are myRead more

What's making our phone ring?

We posted a blog a few years ago that shone a spotlight on the dangers of under-management; sure, no one likes to be micro-managed, and certainly no-one wants to be seen as a micro manager.   Read more

Understanding the 90 day trail clause

As we approach the 90-day mark post 1 June, we have had a number of dairy farm employers checking in with us about their new team members who aren’t working out for a variety of reasons, withRead more

Employment Legislation Updates

Fair Pay Agreements MBIE has approved five applications from unions to start bargaining for Fair Pay Agreements (FPA): Early childhood education industry Commercial cleaner occupation HospitalityRead more


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Phone us on North Island 07 870 4901 or 021 477 121 | South Island 03 366 0009 or send us a message.

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