Employment and Payroll Resources

Navigate your way through the ins and outs of managing and paying your team with our range of handy guides, videos and articles.

Holiday Pay problems in New Zealand | Blog - Holidays Act
Blog · Holidays Act

Holiday Pay problems in New Zealand

What’s up with so many New Zealand businesses announcing remedial payments for underpaid holiday pay? How could everyone get the law so wrong? The law in question is the Holidays Act 2003 and in it is a simple principle.

November 29th, 2019
6 minute read
Labour Day and Payroll | Blog - Payroll & Finance
Blog · Payroll & Finance

Labour Day and Payroll

Labour Day. Held on the fourth Monday in October each year, it’s generally the perfect day for cricket, beer and a walk on the beach.

October 28th, 2019
2 minute read
Q & A – Rest & Meal Breaks for NZ Employees | Guide - Team Management
Guide · Team Management

Q & A – Rest & Meal Breaks for NZ Employees

New Zealand employers must provide their staff with paid rest and unpaid meal breaks. The number and duration of breaks depend on the hours worked.

3 minute read
What is ESCT? | Ask PayHero | Video - Payroll & Finance
Video · Payroll & Finance

What is ESCT? | Ask PayHero

What is ESCT? ESCT is the tax deducted from employer contributions to your employees' KiwiSaver or superannuation accounts.

1 minute read
Understanding Sick Leave | Video - Team Management
Video · Team Management

Understanding Sick Leave

The fact that MBIE is one of the organisations that has had problems correctly working out employees’ holiday pay shows how tricky complying with the Holidays Act

1 minute read
An Employer's Guide to Casual Employees | Guide - Team Management
Guide · Team Management

An Employer's Guide to Casual Employees

How do you know if your employees are casual or permanent part time? This is a question we get asked all too often and the answer isn’t always straightforward, so we’ve pulled together a guide to the key differences and entitlements...

3 minute read
Wellington Gold Awards | News - Hiring & Growth
News · Hiring & Growth

Wellington Gold Awards

FlexiTime is excited to be a finalist in the 2019 Wellington Gold Awards. We have been nominated in the Cyber Gold category, in association with PWC, dedicated to technology creators in the Wellington region.

1 minute read
Demystifying the Holidays Act | Blog - Payroll & Finance
Blog · Payroll & Finance

Demystifying the Holidays Act

As all New Zealand employers know, the Holidays Act 2003 is a very challenging piece of legislation. Over the past few years, many organisations have been found not to have complied with the Act, mostly because of mistakes calculating holiday pay.

May 19th, 2019
5 minute read
Jason Ennor | Co-founder and CEO at MyHR | FlexiTime Resources

Jason Ennor

Co-founder and CEO at MyHR

The Definitive Guide to Payroll Giving | Guide - Payroll & Finance
Guide · Payroll & Finance

The Definitive Guide to Payroll Giving

Kiwis are a charitable bunch. The latest figures (from 2014) show that each year we give around $1.5 billion dollars in personal donations to charities and charitable organisations. We often donate to charity on an ad-hoc basis...

3 minute read
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