The Top Checks to Include in your Background Screening Programme

It’s important to understand the background of the person you are employing, regardless of their r

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What Are The Objectives Of The BS7858 Standard?

The British Standards Institution (BSI) introduced the BS7858 to provide a code of best practice a

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Disabled Workers Earn £3,500 Less Per Year

Disabled employees are at a disadvantage in the workplace after figures showed they typically earn

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Social Media Of Civil Service Candidates To Be Screened

The Department for Transport is to screen the social media use of job applicants, in a new move that

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Kerry Redmond welcomed by Agenda Screening Services as new Director

Agenda Screening Services, part of Agenda Resource Management™ Ltd. is delighted to announce the a

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Men More Likely To Exaggerate On CV

When it comes to writing a CV, women are more likely to tell the truth about their qualifications an

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Workers Switching From Self-Employed To Employed

Nobody needs a DBS certificate to employ themselves, but new data has shown that the total number of

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Government Updates Right To Work Code Of Practice

As of 1 July 2021, employers faced an increasingly complex compliance burden that relates to right t

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What The Waste Movement Industry Background Checks Mean For You

With a proposed reform of the waste industry including stricter background checks and a permit-based

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The Unique History Of The FA Fit And Proper Person Test

For most industries, a background check is a series of relatively straightforward checks that a cred

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What Complexities Can Occur When Performing A Background Check?

After conducting interviews on several promising candidates for a role, recruiters will find a candi

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The Essentials Of The Baseline Personnel Security Standard

The Baseline Personnel Security Standard is generally referred to as BPSS. It was established to mee

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Job Vacancies Rise Despite Unemployment Drop

There has been an increase in the number of jobs available in the last few months, despite the emplo

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The Top 10 Questions Asked About The Screening Process

Conducting background checks on new employees is a very common practice, and depending on the role,

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Why DBS and Right to Work Checks Matter In Tec

With the end of furlough, the expectation was that it would bring about mass unemployment. However,

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How To Spot CV Mistakes

Trust is one of the most important qualities an employee must-have, especially in roles where they w

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What are The Biggest Challenges Facing Recruiters In 2022?

The UK recruitment market has faced significant disruption and change during the past 18 months. As

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Cybersecurity Recruitment ‘Needs To Diversify’

There needs to be more diversity in the cybersecurity sector in order to represent a greater number

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The Great Resignation- What is it and How Could it Impact You?

You may have seen ‘The Great Resignation’ mentioned in the news and on social media a lot recent

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Yoti Digital Identity App Introduced By Post Office

The Post Office and app developers Yoti have announced the launch of new digital identity apps, whic

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77% Of Businesses Offer Digital Appraisals

Over the last couple of years, many areas of office work have digitalised as employees have been for

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What Makes Finance Industry Background Checks Different?

Regardless of the role a company is recruiting for, there are certain qualities in an applicant that

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Almost 2 Million Job Vacancies In The UK

Job vacancies across the UK have skyrocketed, reaching record levels since the beginning of the pand

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Council Replaces School Bus Firm Over DBS Scandal

Birmingham City Council has replaced a provider of school buses with a new company with just days be

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Right To Work- Is Your Business Up To Date With the Latest Changes?

What is a Right to Work Check? All employers have an obligation to prevent illegal employees from wo

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What Are The Main Considerations For A Good Hybrid Work Environment?

As the world slowly begins to open up again, there is a growing body of research to suggestthat the

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Why Employee Learning And Development Matters

HR News recently reported on the importance for businesses of keeping their staff learning and deve

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The Most Common Reasons People Fail Background Checks

Here are some of the most common reasons why someone may fail a background check.

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What background checks are you doing for your high-profile staff?

In wake of the Westminster abuse scandal, the leader of Wigan Council has called for compulsory DBS

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References required for all staff under proposed legislation.

New legislation could prevent employers from withholding references for former employees, in a move

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Background Checks Before Drone Purchases Advised

A professor from the University of Birmingham has advised a group of MPs that background checks shou

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An overview of BS7858 Security Screening

This British Standard gives recommendations for the security screening of individuals to be employed

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Lying Teacher Banned

A teacher who falsified a degree certificate to obtain a role in a top independent school, has been

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More ‘fake’ degrees revealed

A Pakistan based company, Axact, have sold thousands of fake degrees to UK nationals, including mast

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