International research suggests that, as a guideline, the ideal number of submissions that any company should receive per annum is whatever 2.3% of whatever your workplace team number is.
Thinking about setting up an independent and confidential whistleblowing system in your business? The global research shows the time is right. According to the first major global ethics and compliance survey since the Covid-19 pandemic hit, employee pressure to compromise standards is rising and rates of retaliation are at their highest point in half a […]
The launch, by the New Zealand Banking Ombudsman, of a whistleblower service for bank staff is more than a playground nod to big banking. It is a masterstroke in leadership that speaks to proponents of external reporting lines. It also rings in with the Serious Fraud Office, the Chief Ombudsman and the Ministry of Justice […]
With the passing of the Privacy Act 2020, New Zealand’s 27-year-old privacy laws have changed, introducing new rules around mandatory notifications and electronic breaches. Pulling New Zealand into line with global standards around data breach notifications, the bill’s key purpose is to promote New Zealanders’ confidence that their personal information is secure and will be […]
Values aren’t like paintings: spectacular fallout happens when companies, corporations or government departments hang their values up and admire them from a distance. Along with such passive engagement comes a total lack of employee guidance and negligible referencing by management. It opens the gate for ‘just getting the job done’ at the expense of how […]