By John Son
What is the recipe to an engaged and empowered workforce? It has a lot to do with how much you support and train your staff, as Ten7 Security is showing.
The Otara-based company has made huge efforts to put training at the heart of its culture, and the results ... Read More
An armed robbery in Hastings on Friday has left neighbouring businesses worried.
The aggravated robbery at Stortford Lodge TAB, Heretaunga St, occurred at 9.55pm on Friday after two men entered the premises and threatened staff with a firearm.
Joy Bel Superette owner Tarsem Singh said he ... Read More
A Rotorua-born technology initiative lets Android smartphone users raise the alarm and get help if they are in trouble.
The "Please Help" app, launched at Steam restaurant in Rotorua last night, will initially be targeted at businesses, with the hope of moving into the wider community.... Read More
Recent research revealed about one in three people in New Zealand have experienced a burglary.
A shocking 63 per cent of those burglaries happened while people were away from home for less than 24 hours.
The research, carried out by Colmar Brunton and commissioned by AA ... Read More
Almost 3000 victims of retail theft - including armed robberies - have come forward to Northland police in the last three years, new crime figures reveal.
These include store owners and shop assistants left shaken and traumatised. Sometimes aggressive offenders threaten or injure staff before making off ... Read More
Robbers armed with guns entered a bar, threatened staff and forced customers to lie on the ground.
Counties Manukau acting Detective Senior Sergeant Warrick Adkin said three people went into the Headin' Home Bar on Ti Rakau Drive in Pakuranga armed with two guns about 12.30pm today.
There were about 12 customers ... Read More
A rash of robberies at Tauranga dairies, service stations and liquor stores the past month have police pursuing leads and business owners tightening security. How are shop owners protecting staff and stock? Is selling what thieves target - tobacco - worth the risk? Bay of Plenty Times Weekend reporter Dawn ... Read More
Police appear to have broken a major burglary ring targeting homes in Christchurch's north-west suburbs.
Eighty-three houses have been burgled in Ilam, Bryndwr and Strowan over the past 10 weeks.
They have been carried out during the day when householders were not there.
A 30-year-old was arrested on Friday and since then the ... Read More
Another aggravated robbery.
Another shop owner left traumatised, possibly injured and definitely out of pocket.
This type of offending is on the increase.
It's happening all over the country, in dairies, petrol stations and superettes, and particularly in South Auckland.
We share the deep public concern about this offending and its impact upon victims ... Read More