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September 6 | 2021

Skills demand should not be a driver of poor employment screening practices

Rising vacancy numbers will drive an increase in reliance on ‘giggers’ and contingent profe...

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August 26 | 2021

Screening expert calls on the Home Office to use R...

Background screening and identity services firm, Sterling, has welcomed the dela...

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July 12 | 2021

Sterling launches dedicated online resource for th...

June 24 | 2021

Employers still struggling with post-Brexit Immigr...

Less than a third of employers are comfortable with the new UK immigration rules post-Brexit, according to recent research from background screening and identity services company Sterling. In an online poll, Sterling found that only 23% of UK businesses were comfortable with the new regulations, with over a third (35%) stating they weren’t co...

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June 21 | 2021

In-person RTW delay welcome, but permanent change...

The further delay to in-person Right to Work (RTW) checks is a welcome move foll...

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May 20 | 2021

DIY approach to social media candidate screening ...

May 5 | 2021

Background screening expert calls for a delay to i...

Specialist background screening and identity services firm, Sterling, has called for a delay to the return of in-person Right to Work (RTW) checks, warning that the timing isn’t in line with overall plans to re-open offices. Steve Smith, Managing Director EMEA, Sterling, explained: “The timing of this decision is arguably too soon when we consi...

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Brexit: What Employers Need to Know

With a Brexit deal agreed and a new UK immigration system now in place, employers are navigating unchartered waters as we head into 2021. In this webinar, experts from Fragomen LLP will explore the impact of Brexit and the trends faced by employers when recruiting overseas nationals, examine right to work in the UK and EU countries, and summarise the new Skilled Worker regime and the compliance measures employers need to consider.

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