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Background Checks

August 29 | 2019

BS7858 Security Screening Explained

A Summary of BS7858 BS7858 was published by the British standards Institution (BSI) in October...

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August 12 | 2019

Why your organisation should consider a ‘can...

Recently, we’ve been seeing more organisations adopting a ‘candidate...

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June 7 | 2019

Background Checks and Company Culture – Sterling...

Here at Sterling, we know that people are always a business’s most important asset, and by empowering organisations to make smarter, faster and safer hiring decisions, we can enable our clients to meet their wider business goals. We also know the huge role that background checks can play in creating the foundation of trust and......

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October 10 | 2018

Improving the Candidate Experience Through Backgro...

Candidate experience is the driving factor in today’s hiring process. A go...

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July 24 | 2018

Contingent Workers: The Gap Between Who to Hire an...

The gig economy now has a strong influence on economies in the UK and around the world. An April 2017 report by the Royal Society of Arts showed that 1.1 million people work in gig economy positions. 59% provide professional, creative or administrative services, 33% provide skilled or personal services and 16% provide driving or delivery services...

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Our comprehensive background screening services raise the safety bar to help ensure faster, accurate hiring decisions.

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We validate who you are hiring in advance with thorough verification services backed by our own powerful fulfillment engine.

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Get a view of your candidate beyond the CV or interview as part of a comprehensive and compliant background check programme.

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Expertise and technology to overcome the complexity of background screening an international workforce.

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