Obtaining additional funds from Mum and Dad to help purchase your first home – great! But what are the risks and what do you need to be aware of?
ACC law and its processes can be complicated and overwhelming for claimants.
We can help you deal with a range of ACC legal issues. This involves helping you navigate the ACC system, communicate with ACC on your behalf, review ACC’s decisions in relation to your claim, and ensure you get the support to which you are entitled.
A recent ruling in the Employment Relations Authority highlights for the umpteenth time the costly consequences of an employer’s mistake in dismissing an employee without following the proper process and the significant cost of such a failure to follow process.
Hitting news headlines around the world recently, Josh from Auckland brought a clown with him as a support person to a meeting with his employer, instead of the usual family member, colleague, friend or lawyer representative. Josh was aware he was likely going to be told at the meeting he was to be made redundant due to job cuts after the loss of a large account at the advertising firm he worked for. During the meeting the clown blew up balloons and mimed crying when the redundancy paperwork was handed over to Josh lightening the mood and no doubt taking the mickey out of his employer.
The first thoughts most people have when purchasing their first home is do I have enough for a deposit and am I eligible for KiwiSaver or HomeStart Grant?