Salary deductions to be phased out.
From April 1 next year (coinciding with membership fee increases), NZNO NZNO New Zealand Nurses Organisation will not offer salary deduction as a subscription payment method for new NZNO members. Instead, members will be encouraged to use direct debit direct debit
an order given to a bank or other financial institution by an account holder to pay an amount of money from the account to a specified person or company at regular intervals
direct debit n . There were a number of arguments why NZNO should stop offering salary deduction as a payment option, business development manager Dragan Radic explained. Salary deduction was time consuming and difficult to manage. With NZNO developing new application forms, now was a good time to change payment options. Direct debit was effective and efficient. Over 33 percent of NZNO members were now paying their fees via direct debit.
In discussion, some board members said they weren't aware that NZNO paid employers a fee to deduct de·duct
v. de·duct·ed, de·duct·ing, de·ducts
1. To take away (a quantity) from another; subtract.
2. To derive by deduction; deduce.
v.intr. membership fees from salaries. Others expressed concern about members losing the option of using salary deductions as a payment method. From April next year, payment choices for new members will be fortnightly fort·night·ly
Happening or appearing once in or every two weeks.
Once in a fortnight.
n. pl. fort·night·lies
A publication issued once every two weeks. or monthly direct debit, manual invoice An itemized statement or written account of goods sent to a purchaser or consignee by a vendor that indicates the quantity and price of each piece of merchandise shipped.
A consular invoice is one used in foreign trade. or payment by credit card.