As per our previous FAQ blog we said that things were changing daily and we would let you know if anything changes with the Wages subsidy. Yes, here we are again with further changes. The below outlines the changes, as per the Work and Income website, if you applied prior to these changes any new obligations are not applicable to you. It is now for us to try and understand what is new, as some of the updates are part of the old obligations, it just wasn’t specific enough.
Amendment - only applicable to those that applied for the subsidy prior to Friday, 27th March 2020. New blog coming for after that date. We have had so many interesting HR questions or wage subsidy questions, as you can imagine, over the last couple of days. The government have not given detailed information; therefore, we have to make decisions on what information they are providing us using current HR legislation and guidelines. What we do know is that there have been no
This is a unique situation that continues to change very rapidly. We recognise that it raises a number of questions and concerns for people - especially in the employment space. We want to assure you that responding to the queries we are receiving is one of our highest priorities, however, there could be a delay in our response times as we work through each scenario.
Please note that the subsidies aren’t coming from IRD and that is why we are only now finding out how they
The below outlines what help is available to businesses that are affected by Coronavirus. If your business is affected, contact us and we can help you devise a plan to help minimise the effect. The wage subsidy scheme will see the Government pay employers up to $150,000 per business over the next 12 weeks to keep employees on. This will pay up to $585 per full-time worker and $385 per part-time employee. Any business that can show a 30 per cent decline in revenue for any mon