A growth of business focus on adding sustainable value

Sustainable Development

I have, in recent months, been asked on a number of occasions what the term sustainability means in the context of growing value for the business community. To be honest I have struggled to articulate an acceptable answer ...


  Health and Safety Forums 2014

Health and Safety Forums 2014

Otago Southland Employers’ Association is delighted to present the 2014 Health and Safety Forum Series, as the regions premier event for Health and Safety which will bring together managers, leaders, supervisors and health and safety professionals, representatives and co-ordinators.


These articles and much more available in the latest Update – The Official OSEA Magazine

Upcoming  Seminars

Employers', NZIM Learning & Development, ExportNZ and She's Motivated collectively offer over 100 high-impact expert-facilitated training programmes, courses, workshops and qualifications across Otago and Southland, all at member rates.

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  OSEA offer training and staff development programmes

About Us

  • Since 1890, the Otago Southland Employers’ Association (OSEA) has been helping its members with comprehensive employment advice, and industrial relations, health and safety, and human resources support services.
  • Training and staff development programmes are another major activity.
  • The Association now has over 1,400 members, with some 900 of these employing less than 20 people.
  • The Otago Southland Employers’ Association is a Founder Member of Business New Zealand, New Zealand’s largest business advocacy body.

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