On Tuesday 17 September the Government announced significant changes to work visas in New Zealand. Aaron Martin, Principal Lawyer at New Zealand Immigration Law, weighs in on the impact the Talent Skill visa changes will have for employers.
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The Government is proposing changes to employer-assisted temporary work visas. These include introducing a new framework for assessing all employer-assisted temporary work visas, and compulsory employer accreditation for those hiring from overseas.
Recently, we assisted the nationwide horticulture business Zealandia to become an accredited employer. With over 200 staff they were facing constant skilled labour shortages, gaining employer accreditation is now saving them both time and money when they need to go offshore to recruit.