Entries by Hannah

PAYDAY FILING

Are you ready for the PAYE changes which become mandatory April 1, 2019? From 1 April 2019, it will become a mandatory requirement to file an Employment Information (EI) return online every payday, instead of filing an Employer Schedule (IR348) every month. The Employer Deduction form (IR345) will be filed separately as usual. Your filing […]

STAFF COMPLIANCE SOFTWARE FOR HORTICULTURE

Our Horticulture module has been designed to address the idiosyncrasies of time recording and general records compliance. These are in many ways peculiar to the Horticulture Industry. Our main areas of focus are outlined in the following sections: Staff Interface Time and units can be entered by individual staff or by a supervisor via smartphone, […]

NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR HORTICULTURE

TimeSmart software has been around in one form or another for over 10 years, with Time and Attendance and Full Job Costing being our cornerstone features. In 2015, AgriSmart was tailored to address certain pain points around staff management in the NZ Dairy Industry. This was to specifically deal with Time and Attendance, Minimum Wage requirements, […]

Leave it at your own peril

From time to time businesses of varying sizes and across different industries are made examples of by the media in relation to inaccuracies found in methodology used to calculate various staff leave types. Accuracy, and to some degree awareness, of leave types, how they are measured and ultimately how they are applied, can, in reality, be a […]

Software built for NZ Dairy Farmers

Right throughout the animal kingdom there are examples of various types of mimics. Here in NZ we have our own selection of mimics. We have the Tui who can accurately mimic the call of the Bellbird. We have the common Blackbird and sometimes even the Starling who will occasionally mimic the sound of the telephone […]

Why is MBIE Focusing Their Employment Audits on Dairy Farmers?

We often see articles in various media about breach in employment law within the Dairy Farming sector. So why does it make more headlines than other industries? Is the dairy industry being singled out and picked on unreasonably? To answer this, we need to understand the relevant legislation and then identify what is peculiar about […]