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Licensed to investigate? A bombshell legal decision has ruled that consultants offering workplace investigation services must be licensed as private investigators unless they hold another equivalent form of accreditation. After hearing a complaint about the way a consulting company handled an investigation into alleged workplace misconduct, the Private Security Personnel Licensing Authority, Trish McConnell, found […]
CEO’s Report Welcome to our March 2021 newsletter and I trust that you are keeping safe and well. The news that we were going back into lockdown restrictions (Level 3 for Auckland and Level 2 for the rest of the country) necessitated a quick re-write of this commentary given my earlier draft had celebrated the […]
Update to Security Industry Good Practice Guideline The Security Industry Good Practice Guideline was developed and launched by the NZSA last year as an industry resource providing operational and health and safety standards for all New Zealand companies operating in the guarding and security patrols sectors. With the assistance and input from a working group, […]
The following tenders were listed on GETS yesterday: Christchurch City Council – Security Services RFx ID 23421867 closing 17 February. Comprises: Patrols and Alarm Response Security Transport/Cash Collection Noise Control Static Guards New Zealand Defence Force – Medical Alarm, Emergency Response and Monitoring Services RFx ID 23866972 closing 24 February. From the NZSA team.
This year, Waitangi Day falls on Saturday 6 February and is observed on that day or Monday 8 February. Here are seven items you need to know about rights for employees and obligations for employers. 1. Mondayisation for Waitangi Day This year, Waitangi Day falls on a Saturday. This means that that this holiday is […]
Appreciating that tenders at this time of year can be missed we would like to notify members that the Earthquake Commission is seeking proposals for National Guarding Services. Details can be found on GETS, RFX number 23853396 and with closing date 15 February. We note that NZSA Accredited Membership is a mandatory requirement for tendering. […]
CEO’s Report Welcome to our January 2021 newsletter. I trust that your Christmas and New Year have gone well. Recent events around the world have highlighted how fortunate we are to be able to conduct business and go about our everyday lives with some normality. Whilst the planned roll-out of the Covid vaccine is fantastic […]
Appreciating that tenders at this time of year can be missed we would like to notify members that the MOJ is seeking proposals for National Alarm Monitoring services. Details can be found on GETS, RFX number 23348728 and with closing date 15 February. From the NZSA team.
Happy holidays The team at the NZSA would like to take the opportunity to wish you and your staff and families a very merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year. This has been a very difficult and challenging year however the security industry can take a lot of pride in the way that […]
The Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety, Honourable Michael Wood, has announced today that Security Officers will be included within coverage of Part 6A which defines specified categories of employees and the protection provided to those employees if impacted by restructuring or the work is to be performed by another person (such as change of […]