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12 Nov 2015
By completing an Enduring Power of Attorney you can decide ahead of time who will have the ability to act on your behalf and manage both your financial and health affairs. EPAs are not just for older members of our community and should be completed by people of all ages as an essential part of your estate planning.
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6 Nov 2015
Buying and selling new houses contains considerable risks for those involved. This article provides a refresher on the main risks and what you can do to manage them.
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19 Aug 2015
This is the first in a series of articles providing a brief synopsis of various business structures. This article deals with the most common form of business structure: the company.
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31 Jul 2015
The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority ("CERA") has released its Recovery Plan following the Supreme Court's judgment in Quake Outcasts v Minister for Canterbury Earthquake Recovery [2015] NZSC 27. The plan provides for new Crown offers to be made at 100% of the 2007/08 rateable land value for vacant, insured commercial and uninsured properties in the Residential Red Zone.
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23 Jul 2015
The Supreme Court recently delivered its judgment in Southern Response Earthquake Services Ltd v Avonside Holdings [2015] NZSC 110 finding that a 10% allowance for contingencies and a 10% allowance professional fees was payable as part of a notional rebuild calculation. This decision will have ramifications for AMI policyholders, as well as other policyholders with similar policies.
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3 Jul 2015
The Court of Appeal has recently confirmed that an employer's reasons for a redundancy process, even if genuine, may be open to question.
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26 Jun 2015
North Canterbury
SRB Law is presenting a seminar for North Canterbury based small to medium business owners/managers. Join specialists from the SRB Law team from our Rangiora and Christchurch offices to gain insights into the key information you need to know about, and what actions you should be taking, as a business owner/manager.
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25 May 2015
Recent changes to the KiwiSaver and HomeStart criteria have resulted in a number of benefits if you are a first home buyer. You may also qualify for these benefits if you have previously owned a home subject to certain criteria. Read the full article to see what you may be entitled to.
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