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].



Restricted shop trading days 

Every year there are three and a half days that most stores must close under the Shop Trading Hours Act 1990. Learn more about these days.

Record keeping obligations

If you employ staff, it’s important you are aware of the specific requirements to keep accurate records of wage, time, holidays and leave records under the Employment Relations Act 2000 and the Holidays Act 2003.

Fair Trading Act

Are your discounts legal? If you are publishing discounts, you need to make sure that you are complying with the Fair Trading Act.

Christmas party obligations

In the process of planning your Christmas party? Did you know your Health and Safety responsibilities as an employer are likely to apply to your end of year celebration too? Check out our advice on meeting your...

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“Fair Pay” Updates

The latest Fair Pay updates, exclusively for Retail NZ members. If you have questions about Fair Pay Agreements (FPA), please get in touch with our team.

Hiring School Age Employees

With summer holidays not too far away, you may be hiring school age employees to work for you. Be sure you adhere to the special restrictions for school age employees.

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