Welcome to the Chamber Member’s Lounge! Here you will find member-exclusive templates and information you can use to help your business grow from strength to strength. The content on here will continue to grow, so keep logging in and checking back for more!

Whether you’re employing new staff, managing difficult conversations or planning your organisation’s future, start downloading some of our resources and tools below.

Our employment templates have been provided by employment law specialists, Dentons Kensington Swan.


 

Increasing Sick Leave - from 24th July

Parliament has passed the Holidays (Increasing Sick Leave) Amendment Bill to increase the minimum employee sick leave entitlement from 5 days to 10 days per year.  READ MORE

 

can staff refuse a vaccine?

There are many considerations in the workplace around the roll out of the Covid-19 vaccine. Make sure you follow and fair and reasonable process by reading the latest advice here.  DOWNLOAD NOW

 

marketing PLAN TEMPLATE

Start with your mission statement and our extensive marketing plan will guide you through the rest in simple terms. DOWNLOAD HERE

 

business plan template

Our template will walk you through the common sections of a business plan. It’s perfect for many situations, including starting a business, seeking new partners, changing direction or fighting challenges. DOWNLOAD HERE

 

DRUG AND ALCOHOL POLICY TEMPLATE

Navigating employment issues around drug and alcohol can be a tricky. Implement this policy into your organisation to ensure both you, as the employer, and your employees know where they stand on the topic. DOWNLOAD HERE

 

COVID19 RESPONSE PLAN TEMPLATE

Having a plan in place for all Alert Levels during Covid is crucial for your business. It sets out expectations and procedures for all stakeholders and ensures everyone has the correct information and critical contact details on file. Use our template to create your businesses response plan. DOWNLOAD NOW

 

SICKNESS POLICY

Develop your company's sickness policy with this  template which ensure you have all the relevant clauses to keep the business and your employees safe and health. DOWNLOAD NOW

 

LEAVE POLICY

Leave entitlements and use of leave can be tricky to navigate. Having a comprehensive policy helps make this easier. Use this template to develop a document for your business. DOWNLOAD NOW

 

HEALTH AND SAFETY POLICY

Health and safety should be at top of mind for every business Use this template as a starting block to develop a comprehensive policy relevant to your sector or line of work. DOWNLOAD NOW

 

Bullying and Harassment Policy

Put together a robust and transparent bullying and harassment policy for use across your business and various departments. DOWNLOAD NOW

 

 

DISCIPLINARY POLICY

Use this template to develop a clear policy which sets out the process your business will follow for situations where disciplinary action is required. DOWNLOAD NOW

 

INVITATION TO INVESTIGATION MEETING

When you're about to embark on an investigation, use this template to ensure you start the process right. DOWNLOAD NOW

 

 

OUTCOME OF INVESTIGATION MEETING

Use this template when you're preparing the documentation for the outcome of a recent investigation meeting. DOWNLOAD NOW

 

PROPOSAL TO SUSPEND

If you are needing to suspend an employee, this template includes the clauses you need to use in your proposal to ensure you follow the correct process.  DOWNLOAD

Invitation to Disciplinary Meeting

It can be difficult to start the conversations around disciplinary meetings. This template provides you with the information you need to include in an employee’s invitation to a disciplinary meeting.
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Outcome of Disciplinary Meeting

To ensure you follow the legal processes required when dealing with disciplinary matters, use this template to provide your employee with the information on the outcome from a disciplinary meeting. DOWNLOAD

 

Invitation to Performance Meeting

Needing to engage an employee in a formal performance meeting? Download this template to ensure you invite them to the meeting using the correct terminology and information.  DOWNLOAD

 

Outcome of Performance Meeting

Following the process of a performance meeting, you can use this template to inform your employee of the outcome of the meeting and what the next steps will be for both parties.  DOWNLOAD

 

INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT TEMPLATE

Drafting up a new individual employment contract can be tricky. This template gives you the required clauses, as well as information on additional clauses you can include to ensure the best outcome for both you and your future employee. DOWNLOAD

 

INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR AGREEMENT TEMPLATE

Having an independent contractor onboard can be a great for your business, especially when they have specialised skills and can fill a gap in your business needs. Download this template with key clauses to include in your agreement.  DOWNLOAD

Redundancy Checklist

Redundancy can be a tricky process to grasp. This is a useful checklist to work from when you are implementing a redundancy within your organisation.  DOWNLOAD

 

JOB DESCRIPTIONS

With so many types of roles now available, writing a job description can be overwhelming. Visit our members-only job description centre to find a template suited for the role you’re hiring for.  DOWNLOAD

EMPLOYMENT VIDEOS

Find informative videos covering various employment questions and answers here from employment law specialists Dentons Kensington Swan. VIEW VIDEOS

BUSINESS SEARCH NZ

As a member you have access to listing on this member-exclusive site. Showcase who you are and what you can offer, connect with other members and extend your business reach.  EXPLORE MORE

ALLIANCE PARTNERS

You can enjoy exclusive business savings and discounts from our Alliance Partners – from discounts on petrol through to paperclips!  EXPLORE MORE

 

MEMBER TO MEMBER DEALS

Members can promote their latest business offers to thousands of members. Get your brand in front of fellow businesses and buyers through the Chamber database and feature on our website.  LEARN MORE

 

MEMBER ONLY EVENTS

A number of our events are exclusive to members, such as quarterly member’s evenings which are perfect for networking with other members and our alliance partners.  EXPLORE MORE

 

 

SPECIALIST BUSINESS ADVICE

Whether you’re needing clarification, direction or a contact for further information, our Business Advice team are available to help; whatever your business concern is.  CALL NOW

 

 

SPEAKER SERIES VIDEOS

Navigate easily to our range of Speaker Series videos. We cover topics from Business Updates with Bernard Hickey to how to implement technology into your business.  VIEW VIDEOS

 

 

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