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1 Dec 2016
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has announced changes to the Loan to Value Ratio (LVR) restrictions, which became effective from 1 September 2016. These changes will have an impact on those wanting to invest in the property market.
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30 Nov 2016
Are you are going into a new business or are you an owner of an existing business without a shareholder agreement? Here are seven reasons why it is important to have a shareholder agreement.
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18 Aug 2016
We’ve all heard of a ‘personal guarantee’, but what is it and is it worth the paper it is written on?
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3 Aug 2016
On 1 August 2016 the Government announced key changes to the KiwiSaver HomeStart grant, which allow for a wider range of first home buyers to be eligible for the grant.
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19 Jul 2016
The recent building boom in Christchurch has resulted in a number of issues with the quality of house builds and alterations. We discuss key areas of dispute and some tips on what to do if issues do arise.
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13 May 2016
The EQC and the EQC Action Group have recently released a joint statement clarifying the principles that guide the EQC’s assessment and settlement of building claims under the Earthquake Commission Act. Read more to see whether this may affect your claim.
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4 Apr 2016
On 1 April 2016 the Employment Standards Legislation Bill came into force. The Bill has introduced a number of changes to core New Zealand employment legislation. It is important that employers are aware of the key changes.
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21 Mar 2016
Are you considering building a new house or renovating an existing one? Here are six useful pointers for you to consider.
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