Blogs posted by National Crime Check

National Crime Check on Today FM (NZ)

Posted by National Crime Check on 02/06/2022

Identity theft is on the rise in New Zealand - NCC can help Almost 10 percent of New Zealanders have fallen prey to identity theft, and these fraudulent schemes are becoming more sophisticated with the use of digital tools. National Crime Check (NCC) General Manager Georgie Betterman appeared on Today...

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The sharing economy - what is it and why does it exist?

Posted by National Crime Check on 05/04/2022

You’ve likely heard the term “sharing economy” being bandied about in recent years, but what is it exactly and why does it exist? According to Investopedia, “the sharing economy is an economic model defined as a peer-to-peer based activity of acquiring, providing or sharing access to goods and services that...

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Where is the gig economy headed in 2022?

Posted by National Crime Check on 31/03/2022

The gig economy is undoubtedly booming. From ridesharing to food and grocery delivery to freelance work, gig work offers flexibility to consumers, workers and businesses alike. Gig work was perfectly suited to our needs during the pandemic when unemployment levels from traditional, face-to-face jobs was high; people were unable to...

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Inventing Anna - how to avoid the Annas of the world and protect your business

Posted by National Crime Check on 29/03/2022

Inventing Anna is the hot new show on Netflix and it’s no wonder, it’s got it all - high-class hotels, lavish parties, private jet travel to exotic destinations, an indistinguishable European accent, along with a long con that is gradually revealed to viewers. The show dramatises the life of Anna...

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Georgie Betterman: General Manager, NCC

Posted by National Crime Check on 25/03/2022

We are pleased to announce that Georgie Betterman will step up to the role of General Manager of National Crime Check (NCC) from 1 March 2022.   Georgie joined NCC in September 2012 as a Verifications Officer and worked her way up to become our Operations Manager, a role she has...

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