Submission on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill 2018

Submission on the Child Poverty Reduction Bill 2018 1              Beneficiary Advisory Service (“BAS”)[1] strongly supports this bill. Our status as submitters 2              BAS was set up in 1992 to promote and protect the legal, social and citizenship interests of...

Submission on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018

Submission on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill 2018 1              Beneficiary Advisory Service (“BAS”)[1] strongly supports this legislation and urges the select committee to adopt it. 2              Whilst supporting the legislation, we have some suggested...

BAS’ Vision for Beneficiaries part 5: Review Process

Media Release 5th July 2018 BAS’ Vision for Beneficiaries (part 5): Reviews Beneficiaries get a very raw deal from dispute resolution compared to accident compensation claimants, according to Christchurch’s Beneficiary Advisory Service (“BAS”) on their fifth segment...

Urgent Action Still Needed for Beneficiaries

Media Release 29th May 2018 Urgent Action Still Needed for Beneficiaries We are pleased to see the Government has established an expert advisory group for the welfare overhaul.  However, changes they suggest are not likely to be made for a year or so yet, which...