Put in a 90 day trial period they said. It’ll be fine they said…

Ahh, yes. 90 day trial periods. A contractual cure-all. A way for small employers to hire without fear, and terminate employment without the fear of personal grievances for unjustified dismissal. It all sounds so simple. If only the reality lived up to the dream! The change to the Employment Relations Act to bring in the [...]


When is a redundancy not a redundancy?

As awful as it sounds, the closer we get to Christmas the more and more we hear about organisations needing to make the tough calls about the structures and resourcing that they require to see them be successful in the coming year. There's never a good time to have to make people redundant, but when it's [...]