HR Guide to the Holiday Season - 3 December 2019 (On Demand)


Christmas parties and Holidays Act compliance.

In the lead up to Christmas, discover how to manage workplace festivities, and provide staff entitlements under the Holidays Act 2003.

Join us for this refresher on the Holidays Act 2003 before staff take annual and public holidays. We will also offer guidance on how to manage Christmas work parties, including identifying health and safety risks and preventing misconduct.

Find out how to manage requests for leave, and answers to common queries including:

  • When can you shut down for a closedown period?
  • What happens if a staff member is on call during public holidays?
  • What are staff entitlements during public holidays?
  • How do you manage leave requests?
  • How do you calculate annual holiday entitlements for payroll?
  • What happens if a staff member is sick or suffers a bereavement during annual holidays?


3 December 2019


Attendees will discover best practice regarding staff Christmas parties, including how to identify health and safety risks and reduce the risk of staff misconduct.

Attendees will find out staff entitlements under the Holidays Act 2003, including answers to common queries relating to annual holidays and public holidays.

This webinar will help attendees calculate annual holidays and public holiday entitlements for payroll compliance.


This webinar is suited to HR, administration, payroll, business owners and managers with HR responsibilities and those with duties relating to organising Christmas functions, administering leave requests, and managing payroll.


Julia Shallcrass, Director, Kiwiboss Ltd


1.25 CPD Hours

  • On Demand Event
    Complete online in your own time (Self-paced)
    • $190.00 excl. GST

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