Category - Advice

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

Our 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].

‘Mondayised’ Public Holidays

‘Mondayised’ public holidays and your roster. ‘Mondayised’ holidays are where the calendar date of the public holiday falls on the weekend so the following Monday (and Tuesday on some occasions) becomes the observed...

Workplace Compliance Audit

As the NZ leading retail trade membership organisation, we are excited to offer retailers the opportunity to take advantage of our free workplace compliance audit which will identify you as a Retail NZ Compliant...

Minimum Wage

What is the minimum wage in New Zealand in 2021? The minimum wage rate in New Zealand is increasing to $20.00 per hour from 1 April 2021. This is up from $18.90 per hour. If you have adult employees earning less than...

Hiring school age employees

Are you looking at hiring school age employees? With Summer Holidays upon us, you may be hiring school age employees to work for you over this period. There are special restrictions for school age employees that you...

Privacy Act

A retailer guide to the Privacy Act of 2020. On the 1st December changes to the Privacy Act will come into place and are likely to have an impact on your business. We recommend assessing your privacy policies, consider...


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.

Natural Disasters

Have you been affected by a natural disaster. Should you need it, we have prepared some short advice dealing with employment, payroll and insurance issues.

Vaping products

New rules for retailers that sell vaping products. After public consultation, which Retail NZ submitted on, new rules for all retailers that sell vaping products will come into force from 11 November 2020. You may...

Holiday Pay

Annual holidays and payment rates. Calculating annual holiday entitlements and payment rates can be difficult when your employees hours and days of work vary, this information will explain the entitlements and payment...


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