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Omnipresent provides global employment solutions and professional employment organisation (PEO) services for companies looking to grow and build out a global team in New Zealand. Traditional methods of establishing global employment and subsidiaries in New Zealand typically take months and can incur heavy costs. Omnipresent’s global employment solutions and PEO services is helping hundreds of organisations onboard new employees in New Zealand in a matter of days with full compliance of local labour laws. We use a tech-forward approach to streamline the process.
Employer costs include Accident Compensation (ACC) Levy and KiwiSaver Contribution (Pension). Use the OmniCalculator to estimate costs, or contact us for further information.
The rate of personal taxation varies depending on the income tax bracket the individual belongs to. This ranges between 10.5% - 39%.
Typical working hours in New Zealand are maximum 40 hours per week, unless otherwise agreed upon. Employers cannot require more than 40 hours per week, unless they are covered by an "availability provision."
There are no statutory limits to length of overtime or requirements for increased payment. Some employees and employers can come to an agreement on specific terms for overtime.
Please note that the below information covers national holidays and should be used for informative purposes only and not as a guarantee for payroll purposes. While we strive to offer you accurate information, public holidays are subject to frequent changes and can be dependent on regional differences. Should you need more detailed information on public holidays, please consult the government pages of the state and/or the local municipality of your employee.
Employees are entitled to 10 paid sick days/personal days annually after 6 months of consecutive service with the current employer.
Primary Carers Leave: 26 weeks' paid leave for each child by the government, and an additional 26 weeks of unpaid leave.
Partners leave: 1 week's unpaid leave after 6 months of employment and 2 weeks of unpaid leave after 12 months of employment. Parental leave: This includes primary carers leave, special leave, partners leave and extended leave.
Employees are entitled to minimum 20 working days' paid annual leave (plus public holidays). Full entitlement kicks in after 12 months of continuous service. If a fixed-term contract is less than 12 months, the employer must pay employees 8% of gross earnings instead of annual leave.
Employees have no right to severance payments unless specified in the employment agreement.
Only termination for cause is permitted. In all cases, employers must have genuine grounds for termination and carry out a fair process.
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The benefits of growing a global team and finding the best talent anywhere in the world are endless. It’s important to note that labour laws and regulations in New Zealand are strict with penalties for non-compliance. Let our team take care of the global employment solutions such as payroll, benefits, compliance, taxes, and admin so you can focus on growing your business. We are here to help you every step of the way.
Omnipresent makes it easy to hire, pay, and support your international team with our top-notch services including our global EOR & PEO services. Book a call with us to start building your global team today. Book a call with us to start building your global team today.
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