How to turn the key to your dream home and not a nightmare
Tuesday, 1 March 2016
We all want to live in our ideal home but how do we make sure we aren't taking on someone else's problem? This session will give you all the information you need, explained simply, to ensure you surround yourself with the right people and information to make an informed choice when purchasing a property.
Dealing with debtors, consumer law changes and options for raising funds
Tuesday, 5 April 2016
Dealing with Debtors: Structuring your contract and steps available to recover amounts owed to your business.
Recent changes to consumer laws: Update on changes to Fair Trading Act (unfair contract terms); Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act (lender responsibility principles); and how they affect your business.
Fund raising options: Traditional and alternative options to fund business.
Managing employment issues related to migrant workers and an update on employment law
Tuesday, 3 May 2016
Employing migrant workers comes with a unique set of challenges, from recruitment through to managing the employment relationship. We will also update you on new legislation and significant new case law. This is a necessary update for anyone involved in HR or employing migrants.
Commercial property update: What do you need to be aware of?
Tuesday, 5 July 2016
The commercial property space in Christchurch has changed a lot in the last 5 years. There are now many new opportunities to invest in commercial property, which can have higher returns than residential property - but this investment comes with its own set of challenges. Whether you are looking to invest, or you are a business owner thinking of moving premises or taking on more leased space, we will talk you through some of the risks and benefits we are seeing in the post earthquake commercial property market.
Tuesday, 2 August 2016
A critical session for directors to attend. This session will cover recent case law and how it could impact you and your business.
Supporting migrant employees towards residence
Tuesday, 6 September 2016
A practical guide for employers and managers about employing migrant workers. We will cover the work visa application process and focus on how to help them towards residence.
Performance management and restructures – tips and tricks
Tuesday, 11 October 2016
These topics alone can cause stomachs to churn however this doesn't need to be the case. Understanding the legal ramifications of each can ensure you retain control throughout the process with a focus on the optimal outcome for your management team and staff.
How important is your family? An insight into estate planning, Wills and trusts
Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Your family is usually your first and foremost priority. However, many people are not aware of how things like separation and how their Wills and trusts are set up could either make or break the legacy they leave to their loved ones. This session will give you practical advice on these important asset planning topics, including some interesting case studies of those who have learnt the hard way and how to learn from their mistakes.