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Commercial eSpeaking: Winter 2024

June 5, 2024

Welcome to the Winter edition of Commercial eSpeaking. Unsurprisingly, our lead story is a commentary on the government’s Budget delivered by the Minister of Finance on 30 May. Although it is clear the economic outlook is somewhat gloomy, the minister said that savings across government have resulted in responsibly-funded tax relief. Download Now     […]

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Fineprint Autumn 2024 – Issue 93

April 11, 2024

Invoices not being paid on time? A steer for debtors and creditors Personal grievances – Employers must act in good faith Receiving an inheritance during your relationship Do I still need a trust? Postscript – Incorporated Societies must reregister by April 2026 – M Click the banner below to read now:

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Trust eSpeaking – Autumn 2024

March 5, 2024

Welcome to the Autumn 2024 edition of Trust eSpeaking. We hope you enjoy reading these articles, and that they are both useful and interesting. Download Now      

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Extreme Weather Events and Property Damage

October 18, 2023

Earlier this year, Cyclone Gabrielle caused devastating damage around the country. The cost of asset damage from both the Auckland floods and Cyclone Gabrielle has been estimated by the Treasury at between $9 billion and $14.5 billion. Although Whanganui was not in the direct path of Cyclone Gabrielle, Whanganui has itself experienced flash flooding this […]

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Envoy: Introducing new Wellington Central Districts Branch President

October 2, 2023

New Wellington Central Districts Branch President, Stephanie Bishop spent 20 years working as a legal executive in the City of London before emigrating to New Zealand with her Kiwi husband in 2007.

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Commercial eSpeaking: Spring 2023

September 15, 2023

Welcome to the Spring edition of Commercial eSpeaking; the last issue for 2023. In this edition, our main story focuses on the Mainzeal case where the Supreme Court found that four directors had traded recklessly and while the company was insolvent. Download Now      

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Fineprint ISSUE 91 Winter 2023

August 7, 2023

In this issue: 1 Land covenants: now commonplace in residential developments 3. Advance directives: right to choose your healthcare 4. School boards of trustees: significant obligations and responsibilities 5.  Time changed to raise personal grievance for sexual harassment: extended to 12 months 6.  Postscript Download issue below:  

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Welcome to the 2023 Autumn edition of Trust eSpeaking

March 7, 2023

Welcome to the Autumn edition of Trust eSpeaking. Download Trust eSpeaking issue 36

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Welcome to the 2023 Summer edition of Commercial eSpeaking

January 30, 2023

Welcome to the Summer edition of Commercial eSpeaking. Download Commercial eSpeaking issue 63  

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Fineprint ISSUE 89 Summer 2022

December 2, 2022

In this issue: 1 Greenwashing – ‘Green’ credentials are good but take care 3  Insta # dismissal? Employers, disrepute and social media 4  Shared parenting – Relocating the children without consent 5  Attorney vs executor: What is the difference? 6  Postscript Download issue below:

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