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October 12 | 2016

The Age of Millennials: 6 Tips for Screening The Emerging Generation

What do you know about the Millennial generation? Millennials will account for one quarter of t...

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May 29 | 2015

Recruitment Essentials: Best Practice Tips to usin...

After having meticulously tailored a global background screening program to loca...

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March 31 | 2015

Is Google hiding the dubious past of your job cand...

Just a few months ago, the European Court of Justice (‘ECJ’), the EU’s highest court, ruled that EU citizens have the right to ask search engines to remove links with certain information about them - a law which has become known as the “right to be forgotten". In this post we look at the impact on the HR department in the UK and why som...

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March 16 | 2015

How to spot a dishonest job candidate

It can be difficult to spot a fraudulent applicant at the best of times, but wit...

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February 13 | 2015

What is BPSS and should you comply?

In the last 12 months we have experienced a significant increase of enquiries relating to security screening standards, especially the Baseline Personnel Security Standard (“BPSS”). More and more employers are now required to comply with one or more screening regulation so what exactly is the purpose of the Baseline Personnel Security Standard...

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