Welcome to Employers' 

Employers' has a proud 125 year history supporting businesses in Otago and Southland. 

We offer professional services including employment law, human resource and health and safety expertise, training solutions; and a wide range of specialist business information and support - all of which are designed to help you build on your own organisational success. 

We would welcome the opportunity to hear from you to request further information, seek advice, register for a professional development programme or to join our organisation.

Being a member has its privileges!  

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced legal professional to join our Invercargill-based team at the Employers’ Association providing advice and support to our members in Southland and Central Otago.



    NZTE Capability Development Vouchers'

The Otago Southland Employers' Association is registered to accept New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) Capability Development vouchers.

If you have aspirations to grow your business you may be eligible for a NZTE Capability Development voucher, which is offered through the Regional Business Partners network.



    NZIM Diploma in Project Management, Level 5

Offered in partnership with IMNZ
Institute of Management New Zealand

With organisations facing growing challenges in terms of competition, change, complexity, risk and return on investment, capable and qualified Project Managers are increasingly vital to an organisation’s success.

The NZIM Diploma in Project Management is a professional, vocationally-oriented programme that is designed for people who are entering, or are actively engaged in, project management in their workplace. People awarded this qualification will have demonstrated that they have taken responsibility for managing projects, including the work of others within a project team.



    Proud Sponsors of 

»  The Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme.   

»  Administrative Professionals' Day celebrations.

»  Westpac Southland Business Excellence Awards 
Otago Southland Employers’ Association sponsored Employer Award, for any enterprise with less than 15 full time employees demonstrating employment best practice.



Upcoming Seminars

Employers' offer over 100 high-impact expert-facilitated training programmes, courses, workshops and qualifications across Otago and Southland, all at member rates.

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