Category - Advice

Make the most of your Retail NZ membership with UNLIMITED calls to our Advice Service.

The Retail NZ Advice Service was made for businesses like yours, who need a helping hand now and then or just find it useful check in to see that you’re on the right track. Give us a call on 0800 472 472 (1800 128 086 from Australia) to talk through any issues or email us at [email protected].



Public Holiday Pay over Christmas and New Year

Christmas is coming, and it’s a good idea to be thinking about your staff’s roster and their public holiday pay over Christmas and New Year. Most employees are entitled to four public holidays at Christmas...

COVID Protection Framework

Here are the details of the COVID Protection Framework. The Government has announced the next stage of the COVID-19 response plan to provide a pathway out of lockdown and give vaccinated New Zealanders more freedom. For...

Employee vaccinations

What can I do about employee vaccinations? We encourage you to talk to your employees about vaccinations and allow them the time to schedule in the time to get vaccinated. A fully vaccinated workforce will be an...

COVID-19

Keep your business up to date, with what you need to know during COVID-19 at each Alert Level. Check out Retail NZ's FAQ for business owners.

COVID-19 lease negotiation guidance

The impact of lockdown due to COVID-19 has a significant impact on businesses operating incomes – outgoings such as rent, wages and utilities become hard to maintain due to significant losses in business income. This...

Financial support for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Am I eligible for the Wage Subsidy or other COVID-19 Government support? You may be eligible for COVID-19 financial support, if your business has been affected by Alert Level changes. Do you need help accessing these...

Minimum sick leave increases

What is the 2021 minimum sick leave change? The Government has made it compulsory to offer all employees at least 10 days’ paid sick leave each year. This is because of the Holidays (Increasing Sick leave)...

Mental health & wellbeing

Mental health is increasingly important, and it’s a good idea to make sure you are looking after your people’s wellbeing. We’ve recently launched an e-learning module and a guide on helping manage...

Good employers and COVID-19

Businesses get the best results when their employees are happy and engaged because they are treated well, so it's a good idea to make sure you are meeting all legal requirements around employment matters, and to manage...

Get a Retail NZ Good Employer Tick

Are you on the right side of the law? Find out with the Retail NZ Workplace Compliance Audit As New Zealand’s leading retail business organisation, we’re excited to offer you the opportunity to be certified...

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