ACC Partnership Programme & WSMP

ACC has / is removing the Workplace Safety Management Practices discount.  What does this mean for the relative merits of joining the Accredited Employer Programme (AEP)?

ACC consultation levy rates for 2017-19

In this Topix we outline the consultation rates proposed by ACC, the funding position of each ACC Account, costs for Accredited Employers and an assessment of the AEP for smaller employers.

ACC Accredited Employer Programme

The Residual Claims Levy (RCL) ceases with effect from 1 April 2016 and the impact is to transform the financial attraction of the Accredited Employers Programme (AEP).

This newsletter focuses on illustrating the financial options for employers. Now is the time for all large and medium sized employers to compare their ACC options for the 2017 cover year.

ACC residual claims levy

This newsletter highlights the need for legislative action to cease collection of the Residual Claims Levy.

Currently the accredited employers are being hit hard and are ending up subsidising standard employers.

All of this is acting as a disincentive to employers at a time when further incentives to improve health and safety in the NZ workplace are needed.

ACC Final 2015/16 rates

With an election this year, the ACC levy setting process has happened earlier than usual.   Last week, the minister announced the final rates for the 2015/16 year, and we have outlined these in the attached newsletter.

Interestingly, the minister also indicated that a sufficient amount of residual levy has now been collected to cover the cost of pre-1999 injuries.   As a result, a review into the residual levy is expected in the future, which will be of interest to Accredited Employers.

ACC – Finalised 2014/15 Levy Rates

We summarise the final levy rates as agreed by Government for the 2014/15 year.   Full details on the rates are included in our September 2013 newsletter.

September 2013 – ACC – 2014/15 Levy Rates

We outline the consultation rates proposed by ACC, the funding position of each ACC Account, costs for Accredited Employers and an assessment of the ACCPP for smaller employers.

ACC Partnership Programme – Valuation of Liabilities

How well are the results from the actuarial valuation understood by employers, and how useful are the results to the employer in managing their health and safety risk?

In this publication we explore this issue, plus the idea that some smaller employers could reasonably the ACCPP option.