For New or established Migrants and Short Term Visitors.
ec com understands the difficulties faced by non-native speakers in foreign and unfamiliar situations We offer information, support, guidance and direction. We are experienced in assisting clients and agents in their dealings with businesses, institutions and other service providers.
Our staff empathise with our clients, using their experience and knowledge to guide our clients to better understanding and more successful communication in difficult situations or we simply provide support, guidance and direction for those clients needing assistance or information. We also offer assistance to local agents on behalf of their clients.
We can help:
In finding accommodation (short-term or long-term).
In dealing with all tenancy matters including problem resolution (if difficulties arise)
In your dealings with government agencies such as the Tenancy Tribunal, Inland revenue Department etc..
In your dealings with schools. We can help you in your communication with schools to ensure that your children get the maximum benefit from their study.
In your dealings with your bank. If you are unhappy with the service or any other aspect we can help you discuss matters with your bank or look for alternatives.
In your dealings with service providers such as electricity companies, gas companies, phone and internet providers and such like.
With property transactions. We can help you understand the requirements and assist you in your dealings with (or if necessary direct you to) the appropriate professionals such as Lawyers, Lenders and Real Estate Agents.
In finding your way around Christchurch. We will help you understand the features of the city, direct you to essential services and shops, point out places of interest and generally assist with any settlement needs or requirements you might have.
With any other matter you need specialist help and guidance in.
Standard Consultation Fee
per hour (plus gst)
Long-term Contract Work
Subject to negotiation
Depending on the nature of the work & length of contract
Subject to negotiation
Depending on the nature of the work & level of source english
Standard term of payment within 7days of issuance of invoice.