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Established in 1865, Hesketh Henry is a leading Auckland law firm

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Managing Employees' Mental Health Issues
Ministry of Health statistics confirm that during 2016, 169,454 people accessed mental health services in New Zealand. The law of averages suggests that most workplaces will – to a lesser or greater degree – be affected at some time by an employee’s mental health issue.  Written by Jim Roberts and Sam Houliston.
Managing medical incapacity:  enough to make you feel sick?
Managers and HR practitioners often tell us that dealing with employees who are genuinely too sick or injured to work is one of their least favourite tasks. Frankly, we can see why.  Written by Alison Maelzer.
Hesketh Henry presents at Building and Construction Law Conferences

Members of Hesketh Henry's specialist construction team have been busy presenting papers at a number of recent industry conferences...

Health and Safety at Work Act, Two Years On:  Once Bitten, Twice Shy?

April 2018 marks two years since the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA) came into force... Written by Sam Houliston.

Trial Period Redux, Comparative Guide and Important Changes Last Week

Trial Period Notice – What Notice? Redux

Confusion continues to reign supreme in the application of trial periods: see our previous article from 12 May 2017..... Written by Jim Roberts and Alison Maelzer.


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