Employment and Payroll Resources

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Payroll & Finance

Minimum sick leave entitlement to increase to 10 days

The Government has passed the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill to increase the minimum employee sick leave entitlement from 5 days to 10 days per year.

June 1, 2021
Holidays Act

Mondayised holidays

Mondayised public holidays have been around for a long time when it comes to Christmas and New Year. In 2014 the government decided that ANZAC and Waitangi Day should be Mondayised as well.

April 23, 2021
Holidays Act

A review of the Holidays Act review

Back in 2018 the Government announced a Holidays Act review, on the back of a dawning realisation that non-compliance was more the norm than the exception.

March 22, 2021
Holidays Act

FACTSHEET: The Holidays Act is changing. Here’s what you need to know.

Following a review period lasting over two years, the Government has announced a planned overhaul of the Holidays Act.

March 1, 2021
Payroll & Finance

2021 April Payroll Changes

As usual, with the new financial year just around the corner there are a few upcoming changes employers need to know about that may affect their payroll.

February 25, 2021
Payroll & Finance

2021 End of Financial Year Payroll - A Checklist

When it comes to payroll, despite what many people think, the end of the financial year doesn’t need to be a daunting time. Payroll just rolls over month to month, but every year there are a few legislation changes that kick in from 1 April...

Payroll & Finance

Employee Share Schemes - An alternative way to incentivise your staff

An employee share option plan, or ESOP, can be a fantastic way to attract, engage and incentivise key employees by offering stock options rather than cash incentives or high salaries.

January 11, 2021

Emily Heazlewood

Director of Growth and Partnership at Orchestra

Holidays Act

Christmas Holiday 2020 Payroll FAQs

The silly season is upon us once again! To keep your payroll running smoothly these holidays, we’ve pulled together some answers to the most common questions we get at this time of year.

December 8, 2020
Product Update

Droppah New Release | Available Now

We've added a bunch of new core features like an integration with PayHero; a photo time clock for capturing start, end and break times; timesheet variance reporting; and more!

October 14, 2020
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