All businesses can operate, provided they can meet the rules to operate safely. Businesses are still required to display the official QR codes for the NZ COVID Tracer app at all alert levels.
For more information, check out the business.govt.nz page for Workplace operations at COVID-19 alert levels
Now that you’ve found your new employee and they’ve signed on, you need to make sure you’re set up and ready for them to start.
A few simple steps will smooth their transition and get them working for you quicker.
You must do it by law, and it’s a great foundation for an employment relationship. Our new Employment Agreement Builder(external link) will help guide you through the steps to create a proper agreement.
By the time your new employee is ready to start work, you must have given them an employment agreement. Include a timeframe for them to confirm their acceptance. You can do this in a letter formally offering them the job and send it with the employment agreement. There are different requirements if your workplace has a collective agreement.
Employment agreements(external link) — Employment New Zealand
You must also have:
VisaView: Check if someone can work in NZ(external link) — Immigration New Zealand
How to register as an employer(external link) — Inland Revenue
You should also: