Payroll, Holidays Act, and Leave Entitlements

Date 29 August, 2019 | Time 9am - 1pm

Venue OSEA, 64 Arena Avenue, Invercargill

Event Description

Learn how to deal with annual holidays, public holidays, and sick and bereavement leave.


This introductory workshop will help you understand and practise essential leave calculations.


Business owners and payroll teams, as well as managers and those in human resources who want to improve their understanding of the Holidays Act.

  • Overview of the Holidays Act 2003
  • Sickness and bereavement leave
  • Proof of sick leave and when to ask for medical certificates
  • Calculating annual holiday payments
  • Relevant daily pay ‘average daily pay’
  • Public holidays
  • Issues employers face when calculating holiday payments
  • Includes practical examples covering a range of different situations that can then be applied back in the workplace.
  • Understand the Holidays Act 2003
  • Have a sound understanding of employees’ leave entitlements, and how to calculate them.

Four hours

This Employers’ Otago Southland workshop is registered for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme. | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA38


Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit

Ticket Cost
Chamber members $357.5 + GST
Non member $455 + GST
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