Diligence at Work Limited is an employment relations and advocacy company based in Christchurch, New Zealand. 

We specialise in navigating employment processes on behalf of both employers and employees.


Employer Membership 


We are offering a special deal to all small and medium sized businesses in Christchurch for the month of December 2021 through to 31 January 2022 .

Employers who sign up to one of our employment relations and human resource service packages will receive a 60 percent discount off the regular price.


This offer is only available to employers during the fast approaching 'silly season' of December 2021.

1 Dec 2021 to 31 January 2022 

  60 % off usual standard fees


Laws impacting Health and Disability Sector Employers & PCBUs

The Ministry of Health has announced that a new set of workers in the health and disability sector are required to be vaccinated by  11.59pm on 1 January 2021.

This means that the new set of workers must each receive a first dose of an approved vaccine by 11.59pm on 15 November 2021, and have their second dose by 11.59pm on 1 January 2022.

PCBUs and Employers are legally required to stop any worker who has not complied with the vaccination deadlines, from working in a role that is required to be performed by a person who has been vaccinated according to the Covid-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021 (“the Order”). (Schedule 2, the Order).

Ending an Employment Relationship

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Employment relationships are experiencing an immense amount of pressure as the New Zealand Government takes urgent action to manage the spread of Covid-19 and its variants throughout New Zealand. 

At the moment, it seems highly likely that an employer will be substantively justified to dismiss a worker who has not been vaccinated from a role that is required to be performed by a person who is vaccinated. Whether or not the employer will be procedurally justified needs to be considered prior to the employer initiating any process with its affected workers.

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Employment Law Representation Services

Diligence at Work provides pragmatic and experienced employment law representation to employers experiencing a personal grievance claim by an employee.


Our employment law advocates are legally trained and qualified to advise and represent employers in employment processes, whether it be a disciplinary matter, medical matter, or restructure.

Call us to discuss a solution to your employment law issues at work regarding employment processes, handling employee private information, or ensuring your business is taking all steps reasonably practicable to reduce the risk of Covid-19 impacts on your workforce and business.


Dismissals  -  Restructure  -  Redundancy  -  Disciplinary Processes 


Personal Grievances; Unjustified Dismissal, Unjustified Disadvantage, Constructive Dismissal

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