Many of you will be aware that there have been numerous policy changes/announcements since the country has gone into lockdown, so many of course it is hard to keep up with the various changes. We thought it would therefore be …Continue Reading
Q: We have an employee on an interim visa, are we able to claim the Government wage subsidy for them?
You can claim the wage subsidy for employees who are legally employed by you. This means that for holders of …Continue Reading
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will have massive implications for employers of migrant workers in New Zealand.
Very soon it is going to become much harder for employers to secure work visas to enable them to recruit and retain …Continue Reading
For the first time the New Zealand Government has issued an Epidemic Management Notice under the Epidemic Preparedness Act 2006.Continue Reading
As the whole country prepares to respond to the Government’s call to elevate our response to the Covid-19 crisis, it is important to the Partners of Lane Neave that you know we remain available to help and support you.Continue Reading
At 11.59pm on Thursday 19 March 2020 New Zealand, for the very first time, introduced a blanket boarder closure for all waiver and existing temporary visa holders, and some resident visa holders currently offshore.Continue Reading
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Ok, we’re being a bit cheeky, but the point here is that in order to get the most out of your job hunting visit to New Zealand, the most important thing you can do …Continue Reading
The Associate Deputy Chief Executive of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) has released a statement advising there will be substantial delays with work visa applications due to a reallocation of internal staff.
As many readers will be aware (based our recent …Continue Reading