With fraud on the rise, businesses are slowly starting to put measures like Polygraph Screenings in place to make sure they’re not at risk. With many technological advancements, cyber crime has also increased significantly, proving to be a headache for some employees. To protect your business and its assets, you need to put your own measures in place. Herewith some tips which can help you build a great team.
Keep The Lines of Communication Open
Although this is always said, some employees still feel they can’t approach management. By making the effort to enforce the open door policy, it improves the level of transparency between employees and management. Should something happen, because management spent the time getting to know and understand their employees, you’ll soon pick up when someone is being dishonest.
Spend Time Upgrading Your Company Policy Documents
To help make sure your business remains compliant, you must make sure you are regularly reviewing and updating your processes and policy documentation. With amendments being made to policies on a regular basis, this is the perfect time to introduce and update anything no longer relevant to you and what the business does.
Including Polygraph Testing into Company Policy
Protecting trade secrets is a big deal and if you don’t trust your employees, you might run into trouble later on. Why not consider the introduction of polygraph lie detector services in Cape Town? This can be done as part of the pre-screening process before hiring someone or even within disciplinary action, should an employee be suspected of fraudulent behaviour.
Conduct Regular Training and Workshops
This isn’t limited to just upskill employees but can also be done as an informative session. Should there be upgrades to your workplace policies, you can use this opportunity to go through the updates and make sure employees gain a good understanding of the new additions.
In terms of technological training, workshops and training can be conducted to help employees gain a better understanding as to the severity of cyber crimes and how to avoid it. These workshops should also show employees how they can identify fraudulent behaviour and how to ensure you don’t ever fall victim to this behaviour.
As hackers try anything and everything to get into your business systems, and with the rise in cyber attacks – on not only small companies, but the bigger brands too, including Hetzner, the Deeds office and global brands, Linkedin, Dropbox and Yahoo – you need to make sure you’re doing everything to protect your business.
These are important measures you as a business owner or manager can put into place to ensure you’re building a strong and trustworthy team. By getting serious about the safety of your employees and your information, you can ensure you can deflect any sort of illegal activity.
Our Services Include:
Where individuals are tested relating to a specific incident or crime.
Confirming of truthfulness of statements – especially if two conflicting statements are submitted by two or more individuals relating to the same issue (a “he says, she says” situation)
To determine the honesty of your existing employees. These tests are normally done every three months and is an effective tool to prevent theft and dishonesty at the workplace.
Employment history verification and honesty with regards to an individual’s employment application. These tests confirms any involvement in theft, criminal activities or drugs.
Criminal check (fingerprints):
Fingerprints are submitted via a fingerprint scanner to the SAPS with a return result report within 36 hours.
If requested our examiners will attend CCMA cases for verification and clarification pertaining to a specific case.