23 October 2014
We want to thank all of those who applied for the investigator job posting. We are currently evaluating the applicants and will be announcing the latest addition to our team in due course. 
Exchange Morning Post
16 October 2014
Waterloo - October 2014 marked the 10th anniversary of local investigation firm Benard + Associates. "We are thrilled to be celebrating such a milestone and appreciate the support from clients who believe in us, committed hard working professional staff, and our dedicated business partners," explains Dean Benard, president of Benard + Associates. "Our company has come a long way since our humble...
Benard + Associates Inc.
4 October 2014
Media Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Local Waterloo Region investigation firm celebrates 10 years   October 4, 2014 marked the 10th anniversary of Benard + Associates (, a local investigation firm experienced in matters involving workplace and regulatory investigations, mediation, policy design and education that works with a wide variety of regulatory bodies, governm...
22 July 2014
Don’t waste time deciding what to do – Be prompt in making the decision to investigate. Delays make things more difficult and may create procedural challenges to an investigation. Delays may result in people becoming entrenched in their positions and gives more time for discussion to occur among the parties and potential witnesses to incidents. This is not to advocate being hasty in your decision...
10 July 2014
I saw this great article from Jeff Boss in Entrepreneur Magazine titled “10 Lessons From Special-Ops That Could Help Your Business Win”. I really liked it and I thought, “Hmmm, these lessons apply to investigations too.” So below is my adaptation of how investigators can learn some lessons from Special-Ops. Many thanks to Jeff Boss for the concept.   Sweat the small stuff. The details often...


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