Useful links and resources to help your organisation meet the Governance and management structure and systems accreditation standard
Governance and management structure and systems standard:
The organisation has a clearly defined and effective governance and management structure and systems.
Please read the accreditation standards for your level carefully, including the guidance.
Having the foundations of your business set up correctly is important. Below are some links to help your organisation with this:
An NZBN is required to evidence you are a real business:
On 1 December 2020, the new Privacy Act came into effect. The Privacy Act 2020 introduces new privacy protection obligations for organisations. This includes mandatory privacy breach notifications and new offences and enforcements.
The Privacy Act 2020 is relevant for all accredited providers. The new requirements became part of standard accreditation assessment processes from 1 December 2020.
Ensuring clients privacy is respected and your data is secure:
There is a range of free privacy resources available from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, including information sheets and free e-training modules.
Find out about what ‘doing the right thing’ looks like when collecting or using people’s data and information.
Information on data security protection is also available from the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT NZ):
Information on your rights and responsibilities as an employer and employee in New Zealand.
Free legal help throughout New Zealand
Tools, videos, quizzes and visual guides to help you manage and run your business: