New guide for boards for managing a crisis

Conversations with a dozen experienced New Zealand and Australian chairs, board members and chief executives has revealed six key themes that boards should consider in a crisis. Trust, relationships and agile decision-making figure highly as key considerations when managing crises, say authors Erica Seville and Richard Ball in the newly-published guide, ‘A Board’s Role inContinue reading “New guide for boards for managing a crisis”

Traffic management and forklifts – By Keith Robinson

In this, the second of a three-part series of articles on site safety and traffic management, Keith Robinson turns his attention to forklifts and the challenges they create when it comes to keeping workers and site visitors safe. According to WorkSafe NZ, there have been 11 deaths in New Zealand since 2013 that relate toContinue reading “Traffic management and forklifts – By Keith Robinson”

Packaging up the position – courier driver successfully challenges worker status– By Gillian Service

In early May the Employment Court issued a decision confirming that a courier driver operating as an independent contractor was in fact and in law an employee of the courier company. Although this case could potentially have wider implications for the courier driver business model, the court was clear that its findings are confined toContinue reading “Packaging up the position – courier driver successfully challenges worker status– By Gillian Service”