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Is your club earning passive income with Clubs New Zealand's Lifestages KiwiSaver Scheme?


Having a KiwiSaver option to offer your staff is a must, and for that reason Clubs New Zealand have teamed up with Funds Administration New Zealand (FANZ) to provide top quality product for member clubs and their staff.

You and your staff will get the benefits as set out in the Product Disclosure Statement for the Scheme, as well as access to KiwiSaver specialists over the phone, online and in branches.

Minimum Wages Rising on 1 April 2018

You will all know that the minimum wage is set to increase, if you haven't already done so now is the time to start preparing to ensure your staff are paid correctly once the increase takes effect on 1 April.  If you have employees on the minimum wage you will need to ensure that your budget is recalculated to account for the increase - you'll be paying out more in wages.

The new minimum wage rates are;

Good Reasons Y to Engage

While most clubs are thinking about how to engage with Gen Y, it's the younger generation's perception of what clubs are about this is holding them up at the front door.

While research indicates Gen Y people will go to pubs with their friends, they have a tendency to go to clubs with their family and older relatives.

Clubs in the past have appealed to young people to walk in on their own initiative with the lure of "all you can eat", offers or barefoot bowls, it is increasingly social alerts connected to food and beverage options that will have them coming back for more.

Easter Trading

Around this time of year we always get questions from clubs regarding Easter Trading Hours and how they apply to Club Licences.  Below is a quick summary of any restrictions and things to consider now.  For information on Employee Entitlements for Easter please visit the article Waitangi Day and Easter Public Holidays - Employee Entitlements

The Easter weekend this years covers;