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Gotta catch 'em all?  What does Pokémon Go mean for the employment relationship?

So unless you've been living in a cave for the last few weeks (and hey, we're not judging your choice of school holiday entertainment), you've probably become aware of Pokémon Go.  Written by Alison Maelzer and Mo Al Obaidi

First judgment on whether a director "lives in" New Zealand

Background
Since 1 April 2015, New Zealand companies have been required to have at least one director who:

Discrimination in the workplace - here we go again!

The recent article in the New Zealand Herald about a job applicant who was apparently denied the chance of a job interview due to her wearing a hijab provoked a feeling of déjà vu.  It is disappointing that yet again, this issue has arisen.......written by Alison Maelzer and Jim Roberts

"Hallelujah, I'm free!"  Exiting a multi-owner SME - the importance of a Shareholders' Agreement

As Diane Foreman recently commented, a business can provide two sources of incomes - the 1st while you're working in it and the 2nd when you sell up..............written by Chris Lee and Bill Walsh

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