Update for employers

There has been much talk over the last week, and much misinterpretation around the criteria relating to the government’s COVID-19 Wage Subsidy. It has felt very much like a moving beast, which still hasn’t come to rest!

Coronavirus - New Zealands Business Support Package

This afternoon the Government announced its business support package, noting it is one of the largest packages in the world on a per capita basis.

Coronavirus update

BusinessBase COVID-19 response

Have you got your payroll in order?

The Holidays Act, The Employment Relations Act, Wages Protection Act - These pieces of legislation can be extremely confusing and when you are busy running your business, they are really the last thing you want to be studying and inwardly digesting.

Employment law changes come into effect on 6 May 2019

The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 has introduced employment law changes. Read more......

BusinessBase – a haven for your business

Same service, same caring team, but a new name We are no longer Blenheim Bookkeeping! Today, 1st February 2019 we change our name to BusinessBase. Why? We have been established now for over five years and found that there is a growing number of people who want to be more “hands on” in their business and want to learn as much as they can about the administration side of things. Fair enough!

Parliament passes changes to Employment Relations Act

The Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018, passed into law by Parliament yesterday, introduces a number of employment law changes that aim to improve fairness in the workplace and deliver decent work conditions and fair wages. There are changes to meal and rest breaks, 90 day trials and various other areas.

Employment Law Changes

The Employment Relations Amendment Bill is now underway, with the first of the changes to be made by our new Government. We will keep you up to date with these changes as they happen and also give you an idea of what other changes are being proposed.

Why use a certified bookkeeper?

So what do you do when you need a bookkeeper and have no referral to go by and have no way of telling what level of skill you may get?