Workplace burglaries are one of the main reasons businesses go under, so preventing a robbery is the best thing you can do for your business.
All employers should have a written and clearly-spelt-out drug and alcohol policy in place. It is important for employees to feel safe and secure enough to be able to come forward and admit it when you have a substance abuse problem, which is why an official workplace policy should be supportive rather than threatening. As long as an employee is willing to get help, they should be given a chance to go to rehab and get clean, without being scared that they will lose their jobs.
Our children are our future, and we have the awesome responsibility of being their guardians. Parenting is also a lot of fun, if we allow it to be.
If we look after ourselves, we have a greater chance of coping with stress and looking after our children well. Healthy parents, healthy children.
The Domestic Violence Act 1995 marked a new era in dealing with family violence when it came into force on July 1 in 1996.
Good parents – those who provide a caring and loving environment for their children – have nothing to fear from the law change designed to keep kids safe.
Kiwis have been horrified in recent years by several widely publicised accounts of children dying in gruesome circumstances that almost defy imagining.
Just as violence towards women is hugely under-reported, violence inflicted on men by women is also an often untold story.
We all have a part to play in our community. Here are some ways you can help make safer communities in New Zealand and people who can help you.
Keep our children safe KOS is a personal safety programme that gives children and young people the skills to cope with situations that might entail abuse.