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Background Checks

September 27 | 2019

How a Background Check Can Support Your ‘Circle of Safety’

I recently returned from a family holiday, where I picked up a copy of Simon Sinek’s book...

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August 29 | 2019

BS7858 Security Screening Explained

A Summary of BS7858 BS7858 was published by the British standards Institution (B...

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July 18 | 2019

What does the future hold for background screening...

Industry Talk Following recent discussions with those in the media industry, it seems organizations in this sector may soon be encouraged to review their background screening programs. In particular, there’s some anticipation that those who appear on television as part of the cast for 15 minutes or more, may require specific consideration. Th...

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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 importa...

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September 5 | 2018

Benefits of Outsourcing Background Checks to a Thi...

Background screening can be complicated. There is no way around that. But, these checks are becoming increasingly important for UK organisations. Based on the findings in Sterling’s Background Checks 2018: UK Trends and Best Practices Report, 78% of companies conduct some sort of pre-employment background checks. Of those currently performing...

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